Keke Palmer shades baby daddy in Usher's 'Boyfriend' video

Keke Palmer shades baby daddy in Usher's 'Boyfriend' video

Keke's boyfriend slammed her for wearing a sexy outfit to an Usher concert as "a mom", but she is having the last laugh...

Usher and Keke Palmer
Usher and Keke Palmer in the 'Boyfriend' music video/YouTuve

Usher's music video for his song, 'Boyfriend', is creating a stir online. The R&B superstar hired actress Keke Palmer to star in the video.

The move was not a random one. Last month, Keke and her then-boyfriend Darius Jackson made headlines after she attended Usher's 'My Way' residency show in Las Vegas.

Keke, who gave birth to her son Leodis Andrellton Jackson in February, was pictured at the show in a sheer dress. 

During his shows, Usher serenades a woman in the audience. He has also serenaded stars such as Kim Kardashian, Taraji P. Henson, Saweetie, Kimora Lee Simmons, and model Winnie Marlow. 

But when the 44-year-old serenaded Keke in July, things got a little too steamy for Darius. A video shows her excitedly singing along and dancing to 'There Goes My baby'. 

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Darius was not feeling the sexy outfit Keke was wearing. "It's the outfit tho... you a mom," he wrote in a since-deleted tweet. 

Darius added in another post: "We live in a generation where a man of the family doesn’t want the wife & mother to his kids to showcase booty cheeks to please others & he gets told how much of a hater he is. his is my family & my representation. I have standards & morals to what I believe. I rest my case."

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After the drama, Darius deleted all pictures of Keke on his Instagram page after he was slammed for policing the way she dresses.

Some said he should have had a private conversation with her and not have publicly shamed her on Twitter.

Many also felt he had no right to comment on her outfit, especially because they are not married. 

"It’s absurd to appeal to patriarchal “morals and values” to dominate a woman while not fulfilling any patriarchal duties yourself," one woman wrote on Twitter.

Keke didn't directly comment on the Usher show drama... until now. 

Her starring role in Usher's music video says it all. The video starts with Keke and her friends getting ready for a night out on the town.

Usher sings: "Somebody said that your boyfriend's looking for me." 

At the end of the video, Keke wakes up in her bed to her phone ringing.

"Yes, yes. Hello?” she answers. “What time is it? Damn it! I missed the show. I’m so tired... I’m mother, after all," she winks at the camera. 

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Watch the full music video for Usher's 'Boyfriend' below:

Main image credit: YouTube/Usher

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