Pete Davidson Jokes He Missed Rehearsal

Making ’em laugh. Pete DavidsonWhile presenting the Outstanding Comedy Series trophy, joked about missing rehearsals for the Primetime Emmy Awards 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

“This mic is short as hell. I didn’t come to rehearsal,” the 28-year-old King of Staten Islandstar during the Monday, September 12 awards show. “It’s funny because this is just like SNLBecause Kenan [Thompson]’s doing all the work and I’m refusing to say what the writers want.”

The New York native acknowledged his former self. Saturday Night Live castmate’s hosting gig.

“Before I say anything, I just want to say, how ‘bout a shoutout to Kenan Thompson?” he said to applause from the audience. “The guy’s been in the zone for the past 30 years, just making us smile, nothing but net, and he’s an absolute treasure. I’m honored to call him a friend, this is really cool.”

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Before presenting the award, Davidson dressed in a gray collared shirt, matching grey pants, and white sunglasses. Ted Lasso.

“The Emmys are, like, so prestigious that even being nominated for one can be the pinnacle of an actor’s career … I assume,” he quipped.

The comedian made headlines last month with his high-profile affair with Kim Kardashian ended. They called it quits after being together for less than one year.

“Pete is focusing on himself and his career right now and trying to make himself happy,” a source exclusively revealed to Us WeeklAugust: y. “He’s got a huge career ahead of him and has a ton of irons in the fire post-SNL.”

The insider added that Davidson and the Kardashians star, 41, “remain friends” and the Set it Up actorFocused on their work at all times.

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“He has a hugely ambitious streak. Pete wants to continue his standup comedy routine, challenge himself with new acting roles,” the source revealed.

Kardashian, for her part has spoken positively about her former boyfriend since the breakup.

“He’s a cutie,” she said of the SNLDuring a conversation with alum Mel OttenbergEditor-in Chief of Interview MagazineThis was earlier in the month. “He’s literally such a good person, they don’t really make them like him anymore. I’m excited for what he has coming up.”

Before his relationship began with KKW Beauty founder, Davidson briefly was engaged to Ariana Grande2018 He has been linked to Margaret Qualley, Kate Beckinsale, Cazzie DavidAnd Carly Aquilino.