“Gucci lady” lands herself in troubleJuly 6, 2023
Keke Palmer’s Boyfriend Lashes Out at Her Outfit Choices During Usher’s Concert
The popular singer and actress Keke Palmer’s choice of costume at the July 5, 2023, Ushers concert in
Vegas led to arguments and divided opinions among her supporters and the audience. Palmer’s
boyfriend, Darius Jackson, criticised Palmer’s style in public, sparking a social media frenzy.
Palmer’s supporters immediately jumped to her defence and posted messages of encouragement on
However, some sided with her boyfriend, saying that the pop star’s outfit crossed the line of
appropriateness for a concert filled with fans of all ages and that she’s a mother she has to respect that.
Critics expressed concerns that Palmer’s outfit stole attention from Usher’s highly performance,
diverting focus to her laced outfit.
The conflict revealed deeper inequality between traditional and progressive views on fashion and self-
expression. The incident unfolded conversations around the biased nature of fashion norms and the
rights of individuals to express themselves freely, even in public spaces.