Pete Davidson disembarks from the Blue Origin spaceflight

Pete Davidson will not fly into space on one of Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin shuttles later this month, the aerospace company announced.

The ‘Saturday Night Live’ star “can no longer join the NS-20 crew on this mission,” according to Blue Origin tweeted on Thursday evening.

“We will announce the sixth crew member in the coming days,” the tweet said.

Davidson, 28, was intended Launched into low-Earth orbit on March 11 with investor Marty Allen, SpaceKids Global founder Sharon Hagle, her husband and CEO of Tricor International Mark Hagle, entrepreneur Jim Kitchen and President of Commercial Space Technologies George Nield.

The Staten Islander would have been the last big name to go to the final frontier on Blue Origin after that Michael Strahan, William Shatner and Bezos himself recently breached the atmosphere.

Earlier this month was Page Six the first to report that Davidson had ambitions to go to space earlier this month. It was the comedian and his girlfriend Kim Kardashian was spotted at the Bezos compound in Los Angeles in January.

Blue Origin has flown celebrities and other civilians into low Earth orbit, including Michael Strahan and William Shatner.
Blue Origin has flown celebrities and other civilians into low Earth orbit, including Michael Strahan and William Shatner.
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“Pete is excited,” a Davidson source said at the time. “They haven’t signed a contract yet, but it looks like they will.”

Davidson has been conspicuously absent from “SNL” for the past three weeks as he shot a movie.

The comic had also been involved in one lengthy public spit with Kardashian’s estranged husband Kanye West in recent weeks, largely fending off accusations and threats from the rapper who it is Diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

https://nypost.com/2022/03/18/pete-davidson-backs-out-of-blue-origin-space-flight/ Pete Davidson disembarks from the Blue Origin spaceflight

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