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12 Reasons to Watch Keke Palmer's New Talk Show

Keke Palmer’s new talk show Just Keke began airing on BET this week (June 30) and we love it already! With its surprise guests, real talk and laughs for days, Just Keke will become your favorite talk show after just one episode.

Unlike other talk shows out today, Keke Palmer’s Just Keke gives a real and youthful perspective on everything from recent news to entertainment. Still not convinced? Well we’ve got 12 reasons why you need to be tuned in to the next episode. Check them out.

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The Humor

Anyone who follows this starlet knows that she is hilarious. From vine videos to silly faces, Keke knows exactly how to make you cry laughing. So it’s no surprise that the show has a segment entitled, “Dumb Ass Posts.” Yeah we’re looking forward to that!

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The Surprises

On the premiere episode of Just Keke, producers surprised Keke by having the gorgeous Michael Ealy show up with flowers in tow as she unknowingly told the audience about her crush on him. We can only imagine what other surprises the show has in store.

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The Fashion

If her BET Awards ensemble is any indication, Keke’s glam squad definitely knows what they're doing! We’d tune in just to get a glimpse on what the fashionable star will wear next.

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The Realness

Keke Palmer has that no-holds-barred kind of personality set off by her genuine heart that makes her perfect as a talk show host. Viewers can expect to hear about real topics in entertainment and culture because the host is so real.

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The Talent

A triple threat, Keke Palmer can sing, act and dance her behind off. Now she’s adding hosting to her list of credentials. She’s flourished at everything she’s done thus far so we’re expecting the same as Just Keke continues.


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The History

Keke Palmer has been acting since she was 11-years-old. And now at 20-years-old, she is the youngest person to ever host their own talk show. Why wouldn’t you want to be a part of history by tuning in?

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The Guests

With all of her connections in Hollywood and music, the guest list for Just Keke is sure to be worth watching. Keke Palmer sat down with Rachel Jeantel—friend of the late Trayvon Martin. We can’t wait to see what that interview uncovers.

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The Youthfulness

Because Keke Palmer is only 20-years-old, she appeals to the youth of today while also maintaining a professionalism that adults can appreciate. So viewers can expect to see her take on real topics from the perspective of the youth.

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The Advice

Don’t let the youthfulness fool you; Keke Palmer has the maturity of someone much older than her 20 years. Scrolling through her Twitter feed, you can see just how well evolved she is in her mindset. Keke regularly gives advice to her followers and will likely do the same with her Just Keke audience.

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The Comfort

Unlike other talk shows, the set of Just Keke is designed to look like a big living room with its ottomans, sectional couches and even a beanbag chair. Throughout the show, she isn’t talking at her audience, she talking to them. So even while you sit on your couch watching the show from home, she’ll make you feel so comfortable that you’ll way in on topics like you’re there with them.


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The Diversity

Watching the premier episode and sneak peaks, it’s clear that the audience is very diverse. Men and women, young and old and several different ethnicities, the audience shows just how well rounded Just Keke is in welcoming everyone.

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The Support

Keke Palmer and her talk show Just Keke are making history and breaking barriers with each episode. If we don’t want to continue seeing our shows get cancelled prematurely, we’ve got to support them.

So make sure you tune in to Just Keke, weekdays at 5 p.m. EST on BET.

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