It’s the tip of an period. After eight years, Pete Davidson is leaving “Saturday Night Live,” Variety reported on May 20. Davidson joined the cast of “SNL” again in 2014 when he was solely 20 years previous and nonetheless a comparatively unknown comic from New York’s Staten Island. Since then, he has catapulted himself into the limelight, making a reputation for himself with unforgettable characters just like the nonchalant Chad, standout performances within the “Weekend Update,” and viral skits like “Jasmine and Aladdin,” which he carried out alongside his now-girlfriend, Kim Kardashian.
As one of many youngest cast members in “SNL” historical past, Davidson began off with smaller roles, profitable over audiences together with his dry and infrequently self-deprecating humor. However, because the years went on, his presence grew to become extra identified, and his love life began to pique the curiosity of followers and media alike. After he missed two reveals initially of this season, viewers started to surprise why Davidson was gone and once they would see him carry out once more. However, after spending time filming his new horror thriller, “The Home,” Davidson finally returned.
His more and more busy schedule may very well be one more reason for his reported departure from “SNL.” But in Davidson’s personal phrases, he is even shocked he is been with the cast for this lengthy. When requested in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter about whether or not he would ever do an 18-season run like Kenan Thompson, Davidson responded, “Yeah, I’m good. I’m surprised I made it to seven. I’m ready to hang up the jersey.”
Although the information has but to be confirmed by NBC, the community usually takes the summer season to reevaluate its cast for the upcoming season. Fans should wait till then to see who the returning gamers are and if Davidson might be one in every of them.