Keke Palmer Teams up with Usher
Not only did Jackson express his jealousy about his girlfriend being serenaded by Usher, but he also criticized Palmer’s dress and suggested that it wasn’t an appropriate attire for a mother. On Wednesday, August 16, People confirmed that Palmer and Jackson have officially broken up after that incident.
The news comes on the heels of Usher releasing a new song, “Boyfriend,” in collaboration with Palmer. The actress is the inspiration for the song, was featured in the cover art, and appears in the music video alongside the R&B superstar. And no, there’s nothing going on between them – they are clearly just two adults having a laugh over an insecure person’s ridiculous jealousy.
Usher - Boyfriend (Official Music Video)According to a source that spoke to People, Jackson “has moved on” from his relationship with Palmer ever since the Usher drama came to the surface. Alas, he is still committed to co-parenting his son with Palmer, with this source noting that “you don’t have to be in the same household to be good parents.”
Even though Palmer didn’t publicly react to Jackson’s initial statements, she promptly started to sell “I’m a motha” merch on her official website, which was a clear clapback to her then-boyfriend’s accusations. Now, her collaboration with Usher is another way to subtly have fun with the situation and speak her mind without having to address anything directly to the press.