During a month of watching a prominent former child star make poor decision after poor decision, it’s refreshing to report on a successful former child star making all the right moves.

Former Child Star Keke Palmer, 20, Akeelah and the Bee, Joyful Noise) will be next starring in the VH1 TV movie, Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story, airing Oct. 21, 2013.

BET asked Palmer how she was able to successfully navigate Hollywood as a child star.

Palmer stated: “I’ve been able to stay good because of my family and keeping God first. If you don’t have God in your life, how are you going to navigate through this world? Also, I never got too caught up in the fame and the money. There’s also temptation everywhere you turn. But at the end of the day, I got into this industry because I love it. I love music and I love acting. I always keep that in the forefront, not all the other distractions around me.”

Keke is represented theatrically by WME and her management is Laron Entertainment.

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