Pete Davidson is reportedly leaving Saturday Night Live.
Pete joined SNL in 2014 when he was only 20-years-old, and he’s been a fixture on the comedy program since then, entertaining audiences in several different ways across the sketches. In addition to playing the recurring slacker character Chad and disgraced former New York governor Andrew Cuomo on SNL, Davidson also had his first kiss with now girlfriend Kim Kardashian on the show.
According to Page Six, Davidson has been dropping hints he’s been ready to leave the show for a while.
In February 2020, he told Charlamagne Tha God that he had been “having conversations” about when to quit the show, but he was unsure because he didn’t want to “leave too early.”
Davidson’s schedule has gotten a lot busier as of late, and he notably missed episodes of the last two seasons while filming other projects.
Last year, the actor made his debut in the world of comic book movies with a role as Blackguard in DC’s The Suicide Squad. And Per Screenrant, the comedian will star in the horror movie Bodies Bodies Bodies this year, and the animated Marmaduke as the voice of Marmaduke himself. He’s also lined up roles in the horror film The Home, the comedy Meet Cute and the thriller Wizards!. Davidson will also head up the cast of the Peacock comedy show Bupkis, which sees him playing a “heightened” version of himself a la Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm.