Pete Davidson is expected to announce he is leaving Saturday night liveafter a diversity Report citing “a person familiar with the matter.”
The 28-year-old comedian was one of the youngest actors ever to star SNL‘s five-decade history as he joined the cast in 2014.
More recently, Davidson has become a tabloid mainstay as a friend of Kim Kardashian, who he began dating after she hosted the sketch comedy series in October 2021.
NBC, the network that broadcasts Saturday night livehas not yet commented on the report.
This Saturday night (May 21) episode hosted by Russian doll Star Natasha Lyonne will be the last in the current season of the show.
Davidson is one of the longest serving cast members on the show alongside Kenan Thompson and Kate McKinnon.
In recent years, Davidson’s career has expanded into films. In 2020 he co-wrote and starred The King of Staten Islanda semi-autobiographical film about dealing with grief and medical issues, directed by Judd Apatow.
He will star in the upcoming comedy series alongside Edie Falco – who will play his mother bupkiswhich is loosely based on Davidson’s life.
In the course of his SNL During his tenure, Davidson has become a tabloid. Before dating Kardashian, he was engaged to singer Ariana Grande, although that engagement was called off.
In recent months, his social media exchanges with Kardashian’s ex-husband Kanye West have become the subject of prominent news reports. He recently attended the Met Gala with Kardashian.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/pete-davidson-leave-saturday-night-live-b2084064.html Pete Davidson is expected to leave Saturday Night Live after this weekend’s season finale