Watch: KeKe Palmer Goes Off On Red Carpet Photographer

July 15, 2014  |  

Apparently KeKe Palmer is not one to be played with. A paparazzo recently got a little testy with her on the red carpet at the BET Awards and the child-star-turned-talk-show-host let her have it.

“It was really sad to me because I’ve known the paparazzi since I was a kid,” KeKe told HipHollywood. “They’ve seen me grow up so I have a really good relationship with them. I’m always very thankful because I remember that there was a time that they didn’t know my name.”

According to KeKe, the woman became frustrated with the intense heat and the show running behind schedule, so she decided to take it out on her.

“The show was running late. The photographers had been out there for a long time. Their whole thing is to get you to look at them. You go from side to side, you try to do your best as the person who is getting their photo taken. You try to give everybody a photo. This one lady in particular, I guess I wasn’t moving quickly enough for her—and I’ve known this lady for some time—and she just started going off on me. I’m like you don’t have to be disrespectful to me because it’s not necessary.”

After the heated exchange, KeKe decided she wouldn’t pose for the woman at all.

“You don’t get no picture at all because at the end of the day, how dare you? I understand the show is running late It’s bad on me too. I have issues getting in too, but I’m not going to take my grievances out on someone else.”

“It hurt my feelings because I’ve known this lady for some time,” she went on.

KeKe don’t play that!

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