Keke Palmer announced she is having her first child with boyfriend Darius Jackson on “Saturday Night Live.”

“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,” the actress said. While making the statement she opened her blazer to reveal her baby bump.

The “Hustlers” star continued, “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.”

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“But honestly this has been the biggest blessing, and I am so excited guys — I’m gonna be a mom!”

Keke has been dating Darius for about a year and a half. They first likely met at a Memorial Day Party in May 2021.

The couple publicly confirmed their relationship in August 2021 when Darius put up a birthday post for Keke.

He wrote at the time, “You’ve been a blessing from above. Never would have expected summer 2021 to turn out the way it did, but here we are. I’m glad we were able to help each other throughout our lowest of times & show one another that what we are bringing to the table is everything that we got.”

In October 2021, Keke shared a video of her and Darius: “Without being too mushy because I HATEEEE THAT, it feels really nice to not be afraid to show this kind of care for someone that I don’t share the same blood with. I thought it could never happen, I can be quite guarded, but I appreciate you for being a safe space. I will always cherish what you have given me.”

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Who is Darius Jackson?

Darius Jackson is an aspiring actor and the younger brother of actor Sarunas Jackson. He appeared in the Issa Rae series Insecure.

Keke also appeared on the show, but not in the same episodes.

Darius also has worked in the fitness world as an instructor at Inspire Fitness.