Keke Palmer is officially a MOM!
The actress revealed on Monday, February 27th that she has given birth to a baby boy.
She shared a series of photos with her boyfriend Darius Jackson from the hospital.
Keke Palmer Has Given Birth!
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Keke captioned the photo, 1. Only 48hrs of being parents! 😳 2. Darius always made me playlists when we first started dating, ‘Someone’ by El Debarge was a favorite. We became each other’s someone and made a someone, look at God! 😆 3. The baby love Rolling Ray, cause purrr. 4. “I’m not hiding the world from my son, I’m hiding my son from the world.” Hahaha
5. I’m just playing, my baby face is on this slide.”
She named her little bundle of joy Leodis Andrellton Jackson, aka “Baby Leo.”
Baby Leo Makes His Instagram Debut!
“Queer Eye” star Karamo Brown commented, “Congrats! So happy for you both.”
Skai Jackson wrote, “Congratulations ❤️.”
Entertainment Tonight co-host, Nischelle Turner, left the following message: “Welcome to the world baby boy! He’s perfect. 😍”
“That was the quickest pregnancy ever wow congrats keke 😍,” a fan wrote.
Keke announced she was expecting her first child during her “Saturday Night Live” hosting gig in December 2022.
Keke Announced Her Pregnancy During ‘SNL’ Monologue
Pregnancy rumors about Keke started circulating after her appearance at the CFDA awards in November.
During her ‘SNL’ opening monologue, the actress addressed and confirmed pregnancy rumors. She revealed, quite literally, that she was expecting her first child with her boyfriend.
Palmer started her monologue by talking about how excited she was about entering the Sagittarius season. She also referenced her acting debut in the 2006 “Akeelah And The Bee.” The actress switched topics to how there have been speculations about her being pregnant.
Watch Keke Reveal She’s Pregnant!
She said, “There’s some rumors going around. People have been in my comments saying, ‘Keke’s having a baby, Keke’s pregnant,’ and I want to set the record straight — I am.”
She pulled open her blazer to reveal her very obvious baby bump.
“You know, I gotta say, though. It is bad when people on the internet spread rumors about you, y’all, but it’s even worse when they’re correct,” she joked. “I was trying so hard to keep it on the down low because I got a lot of stuff going on. You know, people kept coming up to me, ‘Congratulations,’ and I’m like, ‘Shhh, can y’all stop? I got a liquor sponsorship on the line.”
Keke described her pregnancy as “the biggest blessing.”
Jackson and Keke began dating in 2021.