Hollywood Live: Keke Palmer is requesting sole custody of her son

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FILE- Actor Keke Palmer accepts the Social Impact Award at the Black Music Action Coalition Gala, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nope” star Keke Palmer alleges in civil court documents that she suffered physical and emotional abuse at the hands of the ex-boyfriend who is the father of her son. The filing this week in Los Angeles County Superior Court included a request for a domestic violence restraining order against 29-year-old Darius Jackson. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
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Keke Palmer is requesting sole custody of her eight-month-old son, Leodis, whom she shares with Darius Jackson, after alleging Jackson has been physically abusive on multiple occasions.

You know what? I have been very concerned about Keke since it became clear that her baby’s daddy is riddled with the curse of jealousy.

In the California Superior Court filing, Palmer alleges that on Sunday of this week, Darius trespassed into her home without her knowledge or consent, threatened her, then physically attacked her, lunging at her neck, striking her, throwing her over the couch, and stealing her phone when she told him she was going to call the police. By the way, Keke has video of all of this.

Also in the document filed in court this week, she is getting a restraining order against Jackson. She described incidents of him hitting her in front of their son. Spewing profanities, threatening to kill himself with a gun if she left him. Oh, Keke, baby girl, I’m sending you some prayers. Clearly, Darius Jackson needs to get some help ASAP. Let’s hope for the best on this one.

And by the way, follow me on social media (@tanyahollywood). We’ve got a lot of great stuff going on, including an interview coming up with one of my favorite New York Times columnists, Charles Blow. That’s next week, you don’t want to miss it.


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