Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson ended their nine-month relationship, ending an unexpected, passionate romance that captivated and confused fans — and produced a seemingly endless supply of popular drama.
rolling rock I learned that the reality TV mogul and his predecessor Saturday Night Live The comedian parted ways this week, citing the couple’s busy schedules and long-distance relationship as the reason behind the split. The breakup comes just weeks after a trailer for the upcoming season of Hulu . premiered Kardashians It featured the Skims founder and her then-lover jumping in the shower together.
Kardashian, 41, and Davidson, 28, were first linked romantically in October 2021 after the couple were seen holding hands at Knott’s Berry Farm theme park in Southern California after Kardashian appeared in SNL, during which they shared an on-screen kiss in a sketch. The two were later spotted together multiple times after the outing, and the Kardashian even threw the comedian a birthday party in November. Davidson eventually publicly acknowledged the relationship in a subsequent podcast appearance in February, while Kardashian shared photos of Davidson on Instagram the following month.
The pair were best known for their red carpet appearances at this year’s Met Gala, where Kardashian wore the gorgeous dress Marilyn Monroe wore while singing “Happy Birthday” to then-President John F. Kennedy in May 1962.
The relationship also drew ire from (and provided an important creative stimulus) to Kardashian’s ex-husband, Kanye West, who badly called Davidson a song on his album. Donda 2 He unleashed several criticisms on social media against the comedian, targeting his past struggles with addiction and mental health issues.
In February, West posted a series of screenshots of alleged text messages between him and Kardashian, in which the reality star called her ex-partner’s actions “scary”, claiming that “someone would hurt Pete.” [Davidson] And it will be all your fault.” West replied: “I will always do everything to protect you and our family forever. And I listened to you and told everyone to make sure nothing physical happened to Skeetie,” referring to the derogatory nickname West gave the comedian.
On “Eazy”, released the following month, West boasted that he had survived a near-death experience just to “hit Pete Davidson’s ass,” releasing a violent, violent video accompanying the track in which a cartoon version featured the rapper kidnapping and killing an actor-like character. The comedian. The video ends with an on-screen message that reads, “Everyone lived happily ever after, except who you know,” with the word “Skete” aptly crossed out. Another track video showed an animated version of SNL A star is being beaten by a monkey.
That same month, a friend of Davidson’s leaked a series of now-deleted screenshots that purportedly show a text conversation between Davidson and West. Davidson allegedly wrote: “It doesn’t have to be this way.” “What you do for these children is amazing and you are so lucky that she is the mother of your children… [rehab centers] Do when you go for help. you should try it. I’m in L.A. for the day if you want to stop being a little boy online and talk.” Days later, West went into a rant on social media, bragging that Davidson “had a mental breakdown after we kicked him off the internet” and claimed the actor would get a Kardashian “Hooked” because he is “in rehab every two months.” These posts eventually led to Instagram temporarily restricting West’s account.
Davidson addressed West’s constant harassment during his May stand-up routine, calling the ordeal “a really weird thing he’s been through.”
While the split between the high-profile couple appears amicable, one question remains: What will Pete do with the many tattoos related to Kim he described himself earlier this year? Here he hopes to have a good artist in covering up speed dial.