Keke Palmer stays booked and busy, and now the bag is getting heavier!

This week, news broke that Keke Palmer has been announced as R29 Unbothered’s first-ever digital cover star. The Black millennial women’s outlet also shared that Palmer has joined the Unbothered family as the brand’s first Creative Advisor in its history.

According to R29 Unbothered, Palmer will take on the responsibility of creatively consulting across the brand, “supporting and co-developing new projects that push conversations and our culture forward.” Her new role also includes partnering with the brand to brainstorm new ways to center Black joy across its daily content on its social platforms.

“I’m literally too excited about this. I started working with Unbothered years ago as a talent and I just loved how they created a safe space for Black women to share their stories, their experiences, their creativity—and their joy, honey! Because let’s not get it twisted, I’m very joyous and no one’s going to steal my joy,” Palmer shared in a press release provided to The Root.


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For her digital cover, Palmer shared insight about her life experiences, which included leading a healthier lifestyle, her upcoming TV and film roles, her own personal wellness and so much more.

In addition to securing her historical digital cover, Keke Palmer also recently inked a media partnership deal with Amazon to help turn her viral comedy Instagram videos into a full-fledged short story series.

In speaking with R29 Unbothered, Palmer shared that her craft for short storytelling and love for screenwriting is something she’s very excited to share with her audience this year. “It’s funny how you don’t realize that you have this kinda stuff inside you,” she says.

Her digital series is set to premiere sometime this fall.

Palmer’s full cover and interview with R29 Unbothered can be found here.