Actress and television host Keke Palmer has made shocking allegations against her ex-boyfriend Darius Jackson, accusing him of abuse. Palmer has filed for a restraining order which included disturbing photos as evidence against Jackson and is seeking full custody of their child.
Darius Jackson Accused of Assault
The court documents obtained by The New York Post reveal harrowing incidents of physical assault, trespassing, and theft that Palmer alleged to have endured at the hands of Darius Jackson. Photos contained in the restraining order depict a man who appears to be Jackson attempting to throw Keke Palmer over a couch, verifying her claims. The documents describe one incident when Jackson allegedly broke into Palmer’s home and attacked her. Keke Palmer’s motivation for seeking a protective order against Darius was primarily focused on their child’s safety. She emphasized that “He needs and deserves to be safe and grow up in an environment free from violence. He is unhinged, volatile and dangerous.”
Sarunas Jackson Speaks Out
“Insecure” actor Sarunas Jackson, appeared to speak out against his brother Darius’ Jackson, exposing a history of abusive behavior and calling him “vile”.
Amid these distressing revelations, Sharon Palmer, Keke’s mother, took toInstagram to speak out against Sarunas Jackson, Darius’ brother. Sharon alleged that Sarunas “taught his brother how to be abusive.” Mother Palmer said she regretted going to social media but had to speak out.
By Sharon Palmer’s admission, the abuse that Keke Palmer allegedly faced at the hands of Darius Jackson had been going on for at least one year. It appears that both family and friends knew of the domestic violence but Keke endured the situation in silence.
The couple broke off their engagement in mid-August according to PEOPLE, after Jackson made remarks on social media disparaging Palmer’s appearance at Usher’s Las Vegas show. This public demeaning of Palmer was the first red flag that indicated trouble in paradise.
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, verbal abuse and jealousy are prime signs that may indicate physical abuse at home.
As of now, neither Keke Palmer, Darius Jackson nor their representatives have made any public statements regarding the allegations. This remains an ongoing and developing story that highlights domestic violence.
Keke Palmer is making headlines again due to her ex-boyfriend, Darius Jackson. Following her collaboration with Usher on his new song “Boyfriend,” Jackson seems to have “moved on” since their split, according to a close source.
PEOPLE reported that Keke Palmer’s ex-boyfriend, Darius Jackson, has “moved on” and appears to be investing in other avenues as he navigates the single life. Jackson, focusing on his acting career, wants to put the drama behind him and ensure a harmonious co-parenting relationship.
In February 2023, Palmer announced the arrival of their joyful little boy, Leo Jackson, through a series of captured moments leading up to the baby’s birth. However, the couple has not been seen together since Jackson publicly shamed Palmer for wearing a sheer outfit to an Usher concert in July 2023.
Palmer and Jackson have not publicly addressed their relationship’s status despite their separation. Both seem to be focused on their respective careers and providing a supportive environment for their son, Leo.
Keke Palmer and Usher are teaming up to release a new song called “Boyfriend.” The “U Got It Bad” singer took to X, formerly known as Twitter, to announce the collaboration and the upcoming release of the music video.
Recently, Usher shared a tweet stating, “When fantasies become reality… ‘Boyfriend’ Out Tomorrow, 8/16 | Hit the link below to set a reminder for the Official Music Video Premiere.”Palmer and Usher have announced a new song called “Boyfriend,” sparking excitement among fans eager to see the two artists collaborate. However, fans are also poking fun at the unexpected partnership, referencing recent controversies involving the two artists.
Fans are making jokes about the situation, referencing events involving the two artists. Keke Palmer’s ex-boyfriend publicly criticized her attire and Usher serenading her during one of his Las Vegas Residency shows. The comment sparked controversy and raised eyebrows.
One fan humorously wrote, “Keke Palmer is in Usher’s new video and I know her baby daddy (not her man) is about to be sick. Keke said you think you had a problem at the Concert, but watch this.”
“Boyfriend” is set to release on Wednesday, August 16, further fueling the anticipation surrounding the song and music video.
Usher addressed the controversy surrounding Keke Palmer’s boyfriend, Darius Jackson, and his comments about her outfit at one of his concerts, describing the incident as a “fun and memorable experience” and embracing the nickname “Domestic Terrorist.” He also shared exciting news about his new single, “Good Good,” featuring vocals from R&B singer Summer Walker and Atlanta rapper 21 Savage.
Keke Palmer responded to the remarks made by her boyfriend, Darius Jackson, with a TikTok video showcasing her class and dignity. She turned the situation into an opportunity by launching her new T-shirt line, “I’m a Motha,” celebrating motherhood and empowerment. Palmer also shared heartwarming moments with her 4-month-old son, Leodis, demonstrating her strength and gratitude.
Palmer used the unfortunate incident as inspiration for her new T-shirt line, “I’m a Motha,” empowering women to embrace their roles as mothers. She found solace and joy in spending time with her son, sharing heartwarming moments with fans and inspiring them to embrace their journeys.
Keke Palmer’s reaction to the public criticism and her subsequent actions, including the launch of the “I’m a Motha” T-shirt line, have sparked discussions on social media. Fans and supporters have praised her for her resilience, positivity, and ability to turn challenges into opportunities.
The trending topic has enabled Palmer’s message of empowerment to reach a wider audience, inspiring individuals to overcome adversity and find strength in their personal journeys.
Keke Palmer’s presence at Usher’s Las Vegas Residency became a topic of conversation on social media when footage showed her being serenaded by the R&B legend. Palmer seemed joyful and engaged as she sang along, wearing a stunning black mesh dress.
However, her boyfriend and the father of their child, Darius Jackson, publicly commented on the video, expressing his disapproval on Twitter by remarking, “It’s the outfit tho.. you a mom.”
Jackson’s comment sparked a backlash, with many criticizing him for publicly shaming Palmer. He defended his statement in a follow-up tweet, expressing:
“We live in a generation where a man of the family doesn’t want the wife & mother to his kids showcase booty cheeks to please others & he gets told how much of a hater he is. This is my family & my representation. I have standards & morals to what I believe. I rest my case.”
Amidst the controversy, Palmer has not publicly responded to Jackson’s remarks. Instead, she shared photos from the night at the Usher concert on her Instagram, and wrote:
“I wish I had taken more pictures but we were running late! I am telling ya’ll right now, if you haven’t seen @usher YOU MUST GO!! HE WAS SO FABULOUS!! Giving theater, Atlanta downnn, tips and tricks and just absolutely iconic. I was truly inspired as a performer. I whooped some ass in spades too! Where is that pic of us all together with the King himself?? @noraradd.”
The incident garnered significant attention on social media, with various users sharing their opinions. Some criticized Jackson, drawing comparisons to his brother and suggesting a negative portrayal of their family.
One user tweeted about Darius Jackson saying, “So, he’s a b*tch like his brother. A family of bitches. Got it.” Insecure actor Sarunas J. Jackson responded to one user, expressing, “Now this is crazy. I’m confused lol we ain’t never met.. what did I ACTUALLY do lol and please don’t repeat the lies ya’ll love to say.”
Another social media user expressed, “Keke Palmer man being a hater out loud. This why you don’t publicly claim men especially ones with less money than you.”
In response to the backlash, Darius Jackson has deactivated his Twitter account, presumably to avoid further scrutiny and negative comments, highlighting the challenges individuals face in maintaining personal relationships in the age of social media.
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