Keke Palmer is winning, okay?
Today, the actress and TV host took to Instagram to announce she will be hosting the 2020 Video Music Awards in New York.
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“I heard y’all was tired of 2020, let’s go back to 2008 Join me as I host the 2020 @vmas on August 30th on @MTV! #VMAs,” she wrote.
The VMA’s is typically a huge event, but this year it will be hosted virtually due to COVID-19. Keke is no stranger to hosting gigs. In 2019, she went from a frequent guest host of Strahan and Sara, to a permanent cohost to the newly named Strahan, Sara and Keke daytime talk show. Adding an awards show to her resume is a major win for the actress, and musician.
The winning doesn’t stop there. Earlier today, Keke announced some new work coming to Disney Plus. In a post she wrote, “There’s a new girl coming to town! Prepare to fall in love with 14-year-old activist Maya Leibowitz-Jenkins, voiced by ME!!! #TheProudFamily: Louder and Prouder, coming soon to @disneyplus”
Now we all know just how important representation is. The fact that Keke will play the voice of a 14-year-old activist, speaks volumes to the new direction that media is taking. Businesses, publications, and corporations have taken a keen interest on Black lives by adding diversity to their staff. It is wonderful to watch that slowly transition to representation of today’s issues play out on screen.
I am here for Keke’s winning season. She has always been an unapologetic voice in the Black Community.
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Keke Palmer Announces She Will Host The 2020 VMA’s And New Show On Disney Plus was originally published on hellobeautiful.com