Pete Davidson’s Real Talk About His Break Up With Ariana Grande Is The Official Closure This Whole Mess Needs

No bad blood here.

The Pete Davidson/Ariana Grande relationship-turned-engagement-turned-break-up drama seems to have finally come to a peaceful end.

We went from Davidson breaking the ice with rather sad self-deprecating jokes about the break up, to a more insensitive joke that verged on the point of milking it and prompted a beautifully messy reaction from Ariana Grande, AKA, dragging him on Twitter.

But on Sunday Ariana Grande released a new track ‘Thank u, next’, that explicitly references her past relationships, including Pete, with the message that she’s grateful for all her ex’s. Wholesome and peaceful stuff from an absolute Queen.

And now Pete Davidson has actually given a mature response about the break up while on SNL. It’s a sensitive statement without a punchline, which is rare for the show, and it feels like the closure this whole mess needed.

“The last thing I will say is I know some of you are curious about the breakup, but the truth is, it’s nobody’s business, and sometimes things just don’t work out. And that’s okay,” Davidson said.

“She’s a wonderful, strong person, and I genuinely wish her all the happiness in the world.”

It sounds like the situation is being handled now without bad blood or bitterness, and Pete Davidson even signed off with the quip that, “I’m still a great song, though.”

Very true.

Ariana Grande Dragging Her Ex-Fiancé Pete Davidson On Twitter Is So Damn Messy It’s Impossible To Look Away

She snapped.

It’s been over two weeks since Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson called off their whirlwind engagement, and all we have heard are bleak jokes about the break up from Pete, while Ariana has remained silent.

But saddle up folks because it looks like Ari has arrived to shut this sh*t down.

In case you missed it, Davidson is making headlines for a casual joke about the break up he makes in a just-released promo video for an episode of SNL. In it he half-heartedly proposes to the musical guest, Maggie Rogers, and responds to her rejection with a casual “0 for 3.”

Soon after – as in, soon enough to make an educated guess at causality – Ariana tweeted “for somebody who claims to hate relevancy u sure love clinging to it huh.”

After Pete broke the ice with his initial break up jokes, he could honestly just leave the topic and continue on with other material. To keep the gag going is verging on milking it territory sorry mate.

Ariana followed up her tweet with another that says. “thank u, next.”

Then she retweeted this beauty:

It’s so messy it’s amazing. Do not f**k with Ariana!

Pete Davidson’s Self-Deprecating Jokes About His Break-Up With Ariana Grande Are Actually Pretty Heartbreaking

Just keep breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’.

After Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson called off their whirlwind engagement last week, the world has been watching closely to see or hear anything from either of the pair directly addressing the break-up.

Now Pete Davidson is the first to break the silence in his first stage appearance since the news broke. Davidson was co-hosting a comedy show on Saturday night, Judd & Pete for America – a show with Judd Apatow to benefit the Swing Left voting campaign.

Davidson took the on stage opportunity to be quite cavalier about his recent break-up, or at least seemingly cavalier. The self-deprecating jokes he filled out his set with are actually pretty heartbreaking.

“Well, as you could tell, I don’t want to be here. There’s a lot going on,” Davidson told the crowd. “Does anybody have any open rooms? Looking for a roommate?”


It’s no secret that the pair were early enthusiasts for tribute tattoos to their relationship, and now they’re left with those permanent reminders of love had and love lost.

“Um, I’ve been covering a bunch of tattoos, that’s fun,” Davidson told the crowd. “I’m f–king 0 for 2 in the tattoo [department]. Yeah, I’m afraid to get my mom tattooed on me, that’s how bad it is.”

His jokes about the break-up and how stupid he was to rush into the relationship are funny, but at his own expense. Bleak humour is definitely one way to cope with the situation, but the jokes are very bittersweet.

“So, obviously you know I, we [Ariana and I] broke up or whatever but when me and her first got engaged we got tattoos,” he later continued. “And it was like in a magazine like, ‘Was Pete Davidson stupid?’ And 93% of it said yes,” Davidson told the audience.

“So my boy, he was like, ‘Don’t listen to that s–t man. They’re literally f**king haters.’ And I’m like, yeah, f**k that. I’m not stupid. And the other day we were in my kitchen and he was like, ‘Yo bro. Turns out you were stupid.’”

He really took black humour to the extreme end of the spectrum in the set.

“I feel like I am America,” Davidson said. “I’m a good guy that just keeps getting kicked in the dick. You’re like, ‘Ah, that f**king poor kid. Hope he doesn’t kill himself.’ That’s America.”

A lot of comedians use their material to work through rough things in their life, so while Pete Davidson is joking about the break-up, it sounds like it’s hit him hard.


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