Pete Davidson Responds to Kanye West comments at Netflix Comedy display - Hollywood Reporter

Davidson carried out two stand-up shows on Friday as a part of l. a.' Netflix Is A shaggy dog story festival.

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Pete Davidson made his first public feedback about being confused by way of Kanye "Ye" West at this weekend's Netflix Is A shaggy dog story pageant, where he headlined two stand-up suggests that had been additionally being recorded for the streamer.

Doing lower back-to-again sets for his "Pete Davidson and top-quality friends" shows at los angeles' Fonda Theatre on Friday, the comic opened by way of remarking what a unusual yr he had had to this point, quipping it began with an AIDS scare.

there have been allegations prior this 12 months that West became attempting to spread a rumor that Davidson had the circumstance. The Saturday night live celebrity came beneath very public hearth from the rapper after Davidson began a relationship with West's ex-spouse Kim Kardashian, with West harassing Davidson daily on Instagram and referencing him in tune "Eazy" — which within the video for, the rapper decapitates a claymation version of Davidson.

Davidson joked he went to the medical professional to be established for AIDS after West's accusation, on the grounds that he was "a genius," however changed into instructed he didn't have it, simply that he seemed like he did. He made a number of other nods at West's comments right through the set, together with that none of his chums or fellow comedians knew how to give him any suggestions to cope with the attacks and simply wished him luck; he then remembered going to a basketball online game in December 2021 with Chris Rock and Jon Stewart, and how tons had changed seeing that then. "Chris acquired slapped, I acquired decapitated," he teased, warning Stewart to observe his back.

Davidson additionally referred to how americans had asked him if he became upset with buddy Jack Harlow for participating on tune with West, to which the comedian said he turned into no longer, however could be if one other buddy like bill Burr went to West's Sunday service. He additionally joked that he hoped West would pull a Mrs. Doubtfire and demonstrate up one day disguised as a housekeeper in his ex-wife's home. Davidson didn't mention Kardashian all through the set, and after performing introduced up chums Giulio Gallarotti, Neko White, Carly Aquilino, Joey gay, Derek Gaines, Jordan Rock and Dave Sirus for their own units, and delivered desktop Gun Kelly to close out the night.

The Saturday night reside megastar remarked the Friday demonstrate turned into most effective his third time on stage in three years; he made an identical West-concentrated comments as a special guest at Dave Chappelle's Hollywood Bowl display on Thursday, and on Sunday he's set to host Netflix comedy event "The corridor: Honoring the Greats of Stand-up" after making his crimson carpet debut with Kardashian on Saturday on the White apartment Correspondents' Dinner.

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