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Cousins! With over thirty years in the entertainment industry beloved actress Keshia Knight Pulliam is showing no signs of slowing down not now or ever!
As she continues to get her shine on while breathing life into fan favorite characters within both film and television; Keshia is also a present mother and devoted wife. The New Jersey native is proof that women can have the life that they dream of including a successful career and loving family; all the whole building an empire.
We had a chance to tap in with Keshia recently to discuss her upcoming Lifetime original film ‘The Hillside Adoption Scam’. She spoke on how she was able juggle the leading role and working on a series of additional upcoming projects while currently expecting her second bundle of joy.
“It’s funny because my whole pregnancy I’ve been trying to—‘well okay I’ll I’m going to sit down now and take a break,’ and it hasn’t really worked out that way every time I say that another opportunity pops up. And I’m like ‘well I guess this is what we’re doing right now.”
Keshia revealed that she originally thought at some point in her pregnancy she would be able to chill a bit and take some time off from the glitz and glamor of the business. However more and more opportunities have continued to pour in for which she is sincerely grateful for. She says that it important for her daughter to see her living her life and committing to work she is most passionate about.
“My No. 1 And Favorite Job Yes Is Being A Mom But Part Of That Is Showing My Daughter You Have To Live Your Life And Do The Things You’re Passionate About”
Keshia and her husband Brad James are currently expecting a baby boy. She also has a six year old daughter named Ella from a previous marriage.
The 43 year old is set to star in the upcoming Lifetime original film The Hillsdale Adoption Scam. The movie tells the story of a successful business woman who is no longer able to have children on our own and is met with a wagering opportunity when a pregnant woman named Georgia shows up on her door step seeking help.
Despite her husband’s objections Keshia’s character Bethany invites the woman to stay with them. She then moves to adopt the unborn child as her own. However things take a dark turn as soon as Georgia gets comfortable.
“As the pregnancy progresses, it starts to feel like things don’t seem right, and they begin to discover unsettling things about Georgia and her cunning and unscrupulous motives,” reads he official film description via the Lifetime episode.
Be sure to tune into the drama fueled film based on actual events, Hillsdale Adoption Scam debuting March 18th 8/7c only on Lifetime.