Is Pete Davidson Leaving SNL? Reports Explained
The season 47 finale of Saturday Night Livehosted by Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll) and featuring musical guest Japanese Breakfast, is set to feature Davidson’s departure this weekend.
At the age of 20, Davidson joined the series as a featured player in 2014, making him one of the youngest cast members in the series’ 47-year history.
The comedian is about to broadcast his Netflix Comedy special on June 13, according to reports.
The producers of SNL were unavailable for NBC comment.
What has Pete Davidson said before about leaving SNL?
Pete Davidson has also discussed his departure in previous instances. He remarked in an interview with Charlamagne Tha God:
‘I have conversations with a lot of people [about leaving]”That’s a hard thing to do, because you never want to pull the trigger too soon. Everyone always said, ‘You’ll know when you know and you’ll be fine.’
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In 2020, it comes out The King of Staten Island, a film based on her life, establishing her place as a true breakout star, following in the footsteps of Kristen Wiig.
Pete compared Kim Kardashian’s ex-husband Kanye West to Mrs. Doubtfire in her new Netflix comedy special earlier this month, shedding light on the custody battle between her girlfriend and ex-husband.
Pete Davidson said:
‘Does anyone else secretly hope that, say, Kanye shoots like Mrs. Doubtfire?’ I come home one day and they tell me, it’s the new housekeeper.
The joke references the 1993 family comedy in which Robin Williams plays a newly divorced man who dresses up as a cleaning lady to spend time with his children. Kim was in attendance for the show, which was taped April 30 at the Fonda Theater in Los Angeles.
With movies like the semi-autobiographical picture The King of Staten IslandDavidson leveraged his immense popularity as a SNL member to advance his career.
Davidson, who debuted on Saturday Night Live in Season 20, was a fan favorite. His appearances have been so popular that after he leaves, social media could be flooded with demands to overturn the decision.
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