Pete Davidson will reportedly be leaving “Saturday Night Live” this week after eight years on NBC’s iconic sketch comedy present.
A supply aware of the matter informed Variety Friday that the “King of Staten Island” star, 28, is anticipated to make his grand exit after this Saturday’s Season 47 finale, which can be hosted by Natasha Lyonne.
Reps for “SNL” and Davidson didn’t instantly return Page Six’s request for remark.
The standup comic first joined the present in 2014 at age 20 as one of many youngest forged members to ever be a part of the long-running collection.
He then catapulted to stardom with well-liked visitor stints on “Weekend Update,” film roles, Netflix specials, and a collection of high-profile relationships, together with his newest with Kim Kardashian.
However, Davidson has been dropping hints he’s been prepared to depart the present for some time.
In February 2020, he informed Charlamagne Tha God that he had been “having conversations” about when to stop the present, however he was uncertain as a result of he didn’t need to “leave too early.”
Fans then speculated that Season 46 may have been Davidson’s final after he informed The Hollywood Reporter he was able to “hang up the jersey.”
“Yeah, I’m good. I’m surprised I made it to seven [seasons],” he mentioned in May 2021.
Davidson’s emotional speech throughout the Season 46 finale fueled the rumors even additional.
“I’m very grateful to be here,” he mentioned on the time. “It’s been an honor to grow up in front of you guys.”
In October 2021, when the present season of “SNL” started, he admitted throughout a “Weekend Update” section, “I can’t believe I’m back.”