Don’t live from New York anymore.
Pete Davidson will be leaving the show that made him a star, Saturday Night Live, this week as season 47 comes to an end, a source close to Variety told Friday.
Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney are also reportedly set to leave. Longtime cast members Kenan Thompson and Cecily Strong could also be on the air.
A Davidson representative could not be reached by phone and did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment from The Post. NBC and “SNL” officials declined the Post’s request for comment.
Despite rumors that Davidson is in Italy for Kourtney Kardashian’s “Kravis” wedding to Travis Barker, insiders tell the Post he will definitely be on this week’s episode of “SNL” to say his goodbyes.
Davidson, 28, has appeared less flaunted in recent months as he has been filming and planning other projects. He was reportedly directing a movie called “The Home” throughout the season, E! messages reported. In March, it was announced that his SNL boss, Lorne Michaels, would be producing a new biographical comedy series, Bupkis, starring Edie Falco (“The Sopranos,” “Nurse Jackie”) as his real-life mother, Amy Waters.
His last buzzing “SNL” skit was alongside now-girlfriend Kim Kardashian as Jasmine and Aladdin last fall.
He also appeared in an April 2 recorded rap video on “Short Ass Movies” available to watch on Netflix. The streaming services even added a movie category of the same name to the platform after the skit.
“The King of Staten Island” entered the legendary comedy show in 2014 as a relatively unknown 20-year-old. He was one of the youngest people ever to join the cast.
Davidson became the show’s “resident young person,” often appearing on The Weekend Update to share his cheeky opinions about mental health, living with his mother, and controversial celebs.
He became a pop culture sensation in 2018 when he started dating and eventually got engaged to pop superstar Ariana Grande. They never made it down the aisle, but Davidson’s “BDE” has since picked up some of Hollywood’s leading ladies.
This week’s “SNL” season finale will be hosted by “Russian Doll” actress Natasha Lyonne with musical guest Japanese Breakfast.
https://nypost.com/2022/05/20/pete-davidson-kate-mckinnon-more-leaving-snl-reports/ Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, More Leaving ‘SNL’: Reports