Keke Palmer, Missy Elliott, Ava Duvernay Tune Into Zola

Keke Palmer, Missy Elliott, Ava Duvernay

Keke Palmer, Missy Elliott, Ava Duvernay Tune Into Zola

Black Twitter wants to film the viral tale of "hoeism."

Published October 31, 2015

A tragic story –– complete with emojis –– has made its way from the depths of the Internet to the minds of Entertainment's elite.

Gabourey Sidibe, Keke Palmer, Missy Elliott, Jackée Harry and Ava DuVernay are among the celebs wrapped up in what's now known as #ZolaAdventures, the viral account of two strippers who, "vibing over our hoeism or whatever," take a trip to Florida and wind up in the middle of a sex traffic ring and murder investigation.


It was written via 148 tweets, from Zola's perspective, and the candor, suspense, and even humor has Black Twitter demanding that it become a movie. Palmer and Meagan Good are among the actresses the Internet would like to cast as Zola.

DuVernay, one of the first to respond, tweeted, "She can write! There's so much untapped talent in the hood."

Palmer considered taking on the script, but then confessed she'd rather do one based on Sister Souljah's The Coldest Winter Ever.

Harry posted a gif poking fun at herself and one of the most classic set of 140-characters to come out of the web in a while.

As for the story itself, it has since been deleted from its original time line. Whether or not it's reality, has yet to be verified.

Check out the celebrity reaction tweets below. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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(Photos from left: Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly, Aziah King via Instagram, Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

Written by Chay Liberté


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