KEKE PALMERSlams to ZENDAYA COMPARISONS Amid Colorism Commentary
After fans on Twitter blamed colorism for the diff. between Keke Palmer and Zendaya’s careers
The Nope actress Keke Palmer addressed the claims: “I’m an incomparable talent.”
The tweet came after another Tweet of Jordan Peele-directed sci-fi film Keke's "breakout" role, although the 28 old has been acting since she was a child.
Fans began debating if colorism did play in major role in Keke and Zendaya's careers.
She should be one of the HIGHEST paid entertainers in the game. So yes it's colorism."- a Fan Twitted
The viral tweet, which has been shared almost 10,000 times, garnered the attention of Keke
“A great example of colorism is to believe I can be compared to anyone,” the “Just Keke” she wrote on Sunday.
“I’m the youngest talk show host ever. The first Black woman to star in her own show on Nickelodeon, & the youngest & first Black Cinderella on broadway. I’m an incomparable talent. Baby, THIS, is Keke Palmer.”
“I’ve been a leading lady since I was 11 years old. I have over 100+ credits, and currently starring in an original screenplay that’s the number one film at the box office #NOPE,” she wrote later . “I’ve had a blessed career thus far, I couldn’t ask for more but God continues to surprise me.”