Latest: Keke Palmer Claps Back at Zendaya Comparisons – What ‘Nope’ Star Has Said


In response to being compared to Zendaya by a social media user, Keke Palmer has responded in kind.


An online rumor about their “similarities and variances” began circulating on Saturday, July 23, according to a tweet.

Melinda Eg, a user, wrote: “Please investigate the parallels and contrasts between Zendaya’s and Keke Palmer’s careers in depth. This could be one of the best examples of colorism in Hollywood. Although they were both children’s stars, their appeal with the general public is vastly differing.”


The post received 9,385 retweets, 2,438 quote tweets, and 81,000 likes at the time it was published.

Even though Palmer has accomplished a great deal in her career, she pointed out that some are calling her breakout role in the film Nope. According to her, “Zendaya’s breakout part is ‘#Euphoria,’ but that makes sense.”

The following day, the Alice actress appeared to respond to the viral message. “To think I can be compared to anyone is a fantastic example of colorism. As far as I know, I’m the youngest person to ever host a talk show. Her own show on Nickelodeon, and the first and only black Cinderella to appear on Broadway, “According to the 28-year-old, “I’m a master at my craft. Keke Palmer is the real deal, baby.”


As she went on, she said: “Since I was 11, I’ve worked in the entertainment industry as a leading girl. The number one film at the box office is an original screenplay written by myself, and I’m currently starring in it. My career thus far has been wonderful, and I couldn’t ask for anything more, yet God continues to amaze me with his unexpected ways.”

On IMDb, Palmer is listed as having 103 credits. From 2008 through 2011, she starred as the show’s title character, True Jackson, VP, on Nickelodeon. He has also appeared in 90210, Key and Peele, Masters of Sex, Hustlers, Lightyear, and many others. With Michael Strahan and Sara Haines, she also co-hosted the third hour of Good Morning America

No, Palmer and Daniel Kaluuya feature in a sci-fi thriller that took in an estimated $44 million in its first weekend.


IMDb lists 50 credits for Zendaya, whose full name is Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman. Good Luck Charlie, Shake It Up, K.C. Undercover, Spider-Man, Space Jam: A New Legacy, Euphoria, and others followed her as Rocky Blue in 2011.

Celebrity Net Worth estimates Palmer’s net worth at $7.5 million and Zendaya’s at $20 million, despite Palmer having more credits and a lengthier Hollywood career.


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