A difficult decision. Pete DavidsonHe was confirmed to be leaving Saturday Night LiveAfter joining the NBC sketch series in 2014, the actress will be able to perform in May 2022. This was shocking because the Staten Island native has not been shy about speaking out about the show.
In the last few years, there have been Guy CodeAn alum has been open about his experiences on SNLNoting that he has a great connection with the creator Lorne Michaels.
“He has treated me with nothing but love and he’s like a father figure to me,” Davidson told Charlamagne Tha God during a lengthy interview in February 2021, despite noting that there is a “cutthroat” atmosphere behind-the-scenes. “Everyone’s trying to get their s–t on. Everyone wants the next thing. So it’s not like a loving, care … Like you’re not going to get coddled over there. You know, they don’t give a f–k at the end of the day.”
He was just 20 years old when he got a part in the show and became one of the youngest cast members. He stated in 2021 that his original contract was ending.
“It is my seventh year and that’s what the contract is usually for,” the Adolescence at a Young AgeActor and producer, Gold Derby, June 2021. “[The season 46 finale]It was very moving. These guys were my fourth life. … I started there with acne and left with tattoos. It was like a crazy, long time. [I] wasn’t ready for the season to end yet because I was really having so much fun.”
The Set It UpStar has been appearing in more and more films ever since he joined SNLAll inclusive Suicide Squad, They Carry These ThingsAnd Meet Cute. He returned for season 47, but he was absent for much of the 2022 episodes. The Home.
Peacock began his new half-hour series in late April 2022. BupkisMichaels created a fictionalized version his life, called Davidson. Davidson confirmed his departure. Saturday Night Live one month later, hours ahead of the season 47 finale, which would be his final episode.
“I owe Lorne Michaels and everyone at SNL my life,” the actor wrote in a lengthy statement at the time. “I’m so grateful and I wouldn’t be here without them. I appreciate you guys always having my back and sticking up for me even when that wasn’t the popular opinion. Thank you for believing in me and supporting my side even when it seemed absurd. Thank you for teaching me life values, how to grow up and for giving me memories that will last a lifetime.”
You can see the gallery below to see all that Davidson said about leaving The Show.