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Who Is Keke Palmer?

Keke Palmer's Favorite Thing About Her Appearance: "My Confidence"

Keke Palmer is a singer, author, and star of stage and scream. When she isn't holding court on Scream Queens or playing Cinderella, she's singing sultry tunes and penning inspirational tomes, like the recently released I Don't Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice. Almost as inspirational: she once had a sleepover with TLC's Chilli.

Find out more about Keke — like her favorite curse word, guiltiest pleasure, and the thing that has most influenced her career — in our Power Your Happy Q&A!

Power Your Happy Q&A

What advice would you give your 22-year-old self?
Just love you. Keep loving you and doing for you.
What talent or passion have you been able to use in your career in an unexpected way?
My love for speaking.
What is the one thing that influenced your career today?
God
When was the moment when you realized you were on the right path?
When I saw I was touching people positively and they were touching me.
What does "finding your happy" mean to you? Do you feel you’ve "found it"?
I think it's fleeting. The lie that everyone is happy all the time. This is what causes so much grief about mental health. Happy is subjective.
Guilty pleasure?
Reality TV
Favorite curse word?
Motherf*cker
Happy place?
Home
Heels or flats?
Sneaks
The one thing you can’t leave home without?
Phone
Favorite junk food?
Hot fries
Favorite healthy food?
Hummus
Favorite workout?
Dancing
Favorite splurge?
Accessories
Feel-good music?
R&B, always
Favorite thing about your appearance?
My confidence
Prized possession?
My heart
First thing you do when you wake up?
Look at my phone (so annoying).
Last thing you do before going to bed?
Pray
Image Source: Benjo Arwas Photography
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