Keke Palmer’s life is ‘unravelling at the seams’ after a tumultuous year.
The Hustlers actress recently received a restraining order against ex-boyfriend Darius Jackson after accusing him of domestic violence.
Keke – actual name Lauren Keyana Palmer – said celebrity life isn’t what it looks to be to outsiders as she reflected on how she is coping with the’trauma’ she has faced.
She penned a candid message to her 13.8 million followers after sharing a video of herself cradling her and Darius’ nine-month-old baby Leodis.
Over the top of the footage, the text read: ‘When reality tv makes everyone believe all celebrities lives are just one big marketing strategy and scheme but my life is truly unraveling at the seams and I just wear trauma like a dolce gabana coat because [my mom] Sharon didn’t raise no b***. [sic]’
And in the caption, the 30-year-old wrote: ‘Alexa, Play Mary J: MY LIFE 🤣🤣🏾’
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Famous pals of the Nope actress were quick to express their support in the comments section.
SZA wrote: ‘Exactly she’s an icon ❤️👏 and we praying and riding for you regardless !!’
Lili Reinhart added: ‘And we love you so much ❤️’
Teyana Taylor posted: ‘MY GURLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🏾 and add a good good purseeeee to make the garments pop cause you in ya bagggggggggg sis!!! 🧥👜🤎’
‘She is beauty she is grace’, penned Amandla Stenberg.
When Keke applied for her restraining order, she said she was concerned for the safety of her kid after Darius reportedly got ‘rough’ with him.
In documents obtained by RadarOnline, she wrote: ‘On September 26, 2023, I was concerned for Leo’s safety after Darius became very frustrated with him when Leo was crying while Darius changed his diaper.
‘Darius started getting rough with Leo physically and I stepped in to make sure Darius would not hurt him. Darius was angry and it almost became a tug of war with Leo.’
Keke said Darius turned his wrath on her when she took over changing Leo.
She continued: ‘Darius finally let go and Leo was not harmed, but as I was holding Leo trying to comfort him and finish changing his diaper, Darius hit me in the head before storming out of the room.’
According to reports, the father-of-one must now keep 100 yards away from the couple until further notice.
Keke has allegedly accused Darius of having ‘love bombed’ her.
‘The abuse during our relationship was not just physical, but emotional and manipulative,’ she previously filed.
‘Darius would “love bomb” me and make me feel like I was the most important woman in the world, only to get extremely distant and cold over a perceived insult to him.’
She added: ‘Darius had a way of gaslighting me to make me feel like I was doing something wrong even though I wasn’t.’
Daris himself has not publicly addressed the allegations against him, but he did share a photo of himself holding Leodis with the caption: ‘I love you, son. See you soon.’
The couple began dating in 2021 before Keke revealed she was expecting their first child in December 2022.
Rumours of a breakup began earlier this year, and were fueled after Jackson took issue with an attire Keke wore to an Usher event.