Keck Palmer has been drawing comparisons to Zendaya over social media. On Saturday, July 23, tweets mentioning their "similarities and differences".
User Melinda Egg wrote: "I wish someone did a deeper study on the similarities and differences between Keke Palmer and Zendaya's careers.
This could be a clear example of how color-coded Hollywood is. They were both small time stars, but theirs Mainstream popularity is very different."
At the time of publication, the post had received 9,385 retweets, 2,438 citation tweets, and 81,000 likes.
In a slew of separate tweets, she pointed out that while Palmer "has done sooo much throughout her career," people are saying
Nope is her "breakout role." She added: "#Euphoria is what is considered Zendaya's breakout role, but that makes sense."
The Alice actress reacted to the viral message the next day. "To think I can be compared to anyone is a classic example of colorism
I'm the youngest talk show host ever. The first black woman to star in her own show on Nickelodeon and Broadway, but also the youngest and the first black Cinderella.