I Faced ‘Breast Milk Discrimination’ at Airport

Keke Palmer Recalls Facing Breast Milk Discrimination

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Standing up for herself — and for mothers in every single place. Keke Palmer slammed the Houston airport for what she referred to as “breast milk discrimination.”

The Nope star, 29, took to Twitter on Monday, June 12, to element her expertise on the Texas airport, claiming the TSA threatened to throw out her breast milk provide.

“Breast milk discrimination on the Houston airport ruined my temper. I ought to’ve popped my tit out proper then as a result of the discretion and luxury of pumping is thwarted with threats to throw out over 16oz my infants meals?!?!!! Why is that not against the law??” the Nickelodeon alum — who welcomed son Leodis with boyfriend Darius Jackson in February — tweeted. “I’M A MOTHER for crying out loud 😩😢.”

Regardless of the drama, Palmer “is blissfully pleased” in her position as a brand new mother, an insider completely reveals within the latest subject of Us Weekly, on newsstands now. “Leo’s acquired a vigorous character, and he retains Keke and Darius on their toes.” Although “the sleepless nights have been a wrestle … Darius has been an enormous assist, and Leo is only a pleasure.”

Whereas she could also be exhausted, the Scream Queens alum hasn’t slowed down for a second because the beginning of her first little one, releasing her new album, Massive Boss, and its accompanying movie, in Could. She’s additionally lent her voice abilities to the animated collection Human Sources and The Proud Household: Louder and Prouder since 2022.

Palmer introduced her being pregnant whereas internet hosting Saturday Night time Stay in December 2022 — debuting her child bump on the similar time.

“There’s some rumors going round, folks have been in my feedback saying, ‘Keke’s having a child, Keke’s pregnant,’ and I wanna set the document straight — I’m,” the Hustlers star gushed, cradling her abdomen. “I imply, like, I used to be making an attempt so arduous to maintain it on the down low, ‘trigger I acquired quite a lot of stuff occurring, you recognize?” Folks saved coming as much as me [and saying,] ‘Congratulations.’ I’m like, ‘Sssh, can y’all cease, I acquired a liquor sponsorship on the road. Let the verify clear after which we are able to get to the rattling child bathe!’”

She continued: “Actually this has been the most important blessing, and I’m so excited. Guys, I’m going to be a mother! Although some folks really feel a bit bizarre about me having a child ‘trigger I used to be a baby actor, I simply wanna say, ‘Look, I’m 29, I’m grown, I’ve intercourse [and] I personal a house. … , issues adults do.’”

Palmer and Jackson, 29, have been courting since August 2021.

“You’ve been a blessing from above,” the non-public coach gushed over his love by way of Instagram on the time. “By no means would have anticipated summer season 2021 to end up the way in which it did, however right here we’re. I’m glad we have been capable of assist one another all through our lowest of instances & present each other that what we’re bringing to the desk is every part that we acquired.”