Keke Palmer calls 'The Cosby Show' character Clair Huxtable 'uppity': 'She got on my nerves'

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Keke Palmer calls 'The Cosby Show' character Clair Huxtable 'uppity': 'She got on my nerves'
A side by side of Keke Palmer and the fictional character Clair Huxtable from "The Cosby Show," which went off air in 1992.The Terrell Show/The Cosby Show/NBC
  • Keke Palmer appeared on "The Terrell Show," a game show that airs on YouTube.
  • During a segment of the show, Palmer jokingly admits she didn't like the character Clair Huxtable.
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It's easy to love Keke Palmer, but it looks like there are some things the child star turned multi-hyphenate hates.

The "Nope" star was the latest guest on "The Terrell Show," a YouTube game show hosted by singer-songwriter Terrell Grice that challenges musicians to sing a song with a word he surprises them with.

Palmer was the latest guest star on the series that's seen Cynthia Erivo, Chloe Bailey, and Trevor Jackson all in the hot seat.

During a segment of the show, which has 1.17 million subscribers on YouTube, Palmer was asked by Grice, "What is something you hate that everyone loves?"

Palmer said "The Cosby Show" character Clair Huxtable, played by Phylicia Rashad during the NBC sitcom's eight seasons, which ended in 1992.

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"She was uppity y'all, bottom line!" Palmer said around the 39-minute mark. "Oh, really, girl! Stop!"

Clair was the fictional mother of five children and the wife of Cliff Huxtable, played by Bill Cosby. She was known for her effortless style, cool demeanor, and take-no-nonsense yet loving attitude toward her children.

"She got on my nerves sometimes because I'm like Clair, keep it real, sister girl!" Palmer continued.

There's no way of knowing if Palmer was joking or not, but to hear her do an impression of Clair is quite hilarious and worth the watch.

Palmer ignited a conversation on Twitter, trending for days after "The Terrell Show" interview was released on the platform Thursday.

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While some fans laughed at Palmer's remarks, others outright disagreed with her take.

"Aww I love KeKe but I gotta disagree. I love me some Claire Huxtable," one Twitter user named @RealFancyTee wrote last Sunday. "She was 1 of a small group of Black women characters on tv that showed us what class, success, being a wife/mother looked like. She was a lawyer, w/ a doctor husband raising 5 kids while balancing work & home."

During the hilarious segment, Palmer also said she hates Twizzlers and the main character from the series, "Wednesday."

"She was such a perfect Mary Sue...," she quipped of the franchise that was recently adapted into a Netflix series. "At a certain point, I was like, 'She has to be stopped!'"

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