Keke Palmer lands talk show, will become youngest talk show host in TV history
Keke Palmer has landed her own daytime talk show on BET.
The 20-year-old actress will become the youngest talk show host in TV history when she takes on The Keke Palmer Project (working title).
Telepictures is producing [the show which] will feature celebrity interviews, “on the street” bits and undercover segments. It stems from Palmer’s interaction with fans on social media. “I like to read quotes that touch on how I am feeling,” she said. “If I am dealing with confusion, I will read quotes about clarity and peace of mind. I started posting these quotes on my Twitter page, and the fans responded so positively! I realized that many of them were dealing with similar issues, and the quotes helped to open up a genuine dialogue between us.”
Palmer has been on stage since age 12 when she played the title role in the 2006 movie Akeelah And The Bee alongside Laurence Fishburne. She went on the headline her own Nickelodeon series True Jackson.
Most recently, Palmer portrayed Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas in CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story. The show has been picked up for an initial four-week run and will air Monday through Friday.
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