Keke Palmer is applauding single parents for their strength and devotion. The actress who recently became a mother after welcoming her first child with boyfriend Darius Jackson last week, took to Instagram on Friday to share a heartfelt message, showing her love and admiration for single moms and dads. “I just came on here to say, if you are a single parent, pull out your cape.
Matter fact, clip your angel wings. Because I don’t know how it is you did it,” Palmer, 29, said in a video talking to her followers. READ MORE: Keke Palmer Has Gotten ‘Unbelievable Support’ Through Pregnancy From Boyfriend Darius Jackson “And I really don’t want this to sound pander-y or something like this, because I know there are a million and one reasons why somebody wants to be a single parent or becomes a single parent,” she continued. “Maybe they lost somebody, maybe they don’t want to deal with somebody, maybe it’s a choice.
But when it comes to raising a kid, I’ve already learned in these short few days that it takes a village. And sometimes that’s a privilege.” Palmer concluded by telling all the single parents how “impressed” she is by their hard work and commitment. READ MORE: Laura Dern Opens Up About Being A Single Parent: ‘There Are Growing Pains’ “I just want anybody out there that’s a single parent that’s been doing this — friends of mine, people that I don’t know, family members of mine — [know that] I really am, in my heart,” she said, pausing for a moment as she choked up, “it brings tears to my eyes.
I am just truly, profoundly impressed.” The first-time mom captioned the video, “I ain’t gon’ lie, I’m gettin’ COOKED!” Shortly after she shared the post, a number of celebs flooded the comments section, praisingRead more on etcanada.com