Keke Palmer says she doesn’t want women to feel pressured by “unrealistic” body standards

The internet praises Keke Palmer as “body goals” since giving birth to her son earlier in the year, but the actress makes it clear she doesn’t want her fans to compare themselves to her.

In her podcast speaks: Baby, this is Keke Palmer“,” In an episode released Tuesday, Palmer said, “It’s my job [to stay fit]. Let’s not get crazy – I don’t want people to think I’m setting unrealistic standards.”

“I can afford a trainer, meal prep and more,” she said in an interview with her guest star, celebrity trainer Corey Calliet.

The 29-year-old “Nope” actress said her healthy lifestyle is “expensive,” but explained it’s a necessity for her career, which requires her to “look good.”

“It’s expensive, but I invest in my career because it’s my job to look good. “It’s not even my career to look good, it’s my career choice to have the kind of career I want to have,” added the mother of one woman keen on staying fit.

Keke Palmer says she doesn't want to promote unrealistic standards for women.
Keke Palmer says she doesn’t want to promote unrealistic standards for women.

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Palmer, who gave birth to son Leodis Andrellton Jackson with boyfriend Darius Jackson in February, shared that keeping up with her fitness regimen is her “personal choice” and that people who aren’t celebrities don’t mix should feel pressured to compare their body to theirs.

“I don’t want to do it to anyone. I always want to make it clear that when I talk about fitness, health and wellness, your journey is your journey. Find out as best you can. And when you look at these celebrities and industry people, you know it’s their job,” the Disney graduate explained.

Palmer’s message comes a month after her boyfriend tried to publicly accuse her on social media of wanting to “flaunt”. [her] “Booty cheeks to please others” after wearing a sheer dress to an Usher concert.

Calliet was already serving in May E! News on Palmer’s fitness program, which he says includes a lot of functional training, core work, and cardio.

Just a month earlier, the “Light Year” actor was candid about the unrealistic societal expectations of mothers to “recover” after childbirth.

“I was just talking about the whole ‘bouncing’ body thing, especially when it comes to seeing celebrities or people in the industry. There’s always this question, ‘Damn, how did you do that?'” she shared People at that time. “The most important thing I would say to any new mom is to do what you can when you can.”

“Whatever makes you feel good, if it matters to you then damn it,” Palmer added. “Get the diet you want to do or the exercise program that works best for you. And if that’s not what you’re worried about, then don’t worry about it.”

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