Pete Davidson is a house hold name with his inimitable comic timing and sense of humor that he explores on the celebratory comedy show “Saturday Night Live”. Are you an “SNL” addict? Then you should have known that NBC’s legendary comedy show, running for over 40 years, has bred many a star in its gamut. Davidson is the latest name that can be attached as the brightest feather in the “SNL” cap. Well, the good news for the fans and followers is, we have gathered some unheard stories about the young standup comedian. Go on reading the scoop to know about the young gun.
In a recent interview with People Magazine, Davidson has admitted that for comedians, few stages are more intimidating and joining the popular telecast has casted a remarkable turning point in his life. The Staten Island-bred comedian still has not come out of the euphoria, as the audition of “SNL” has landed to him unexpectedly. The 21-year-old funny bone has been in the laughing business for last six years. We agree he started it too early. Well, a couple of months ago, Norman Reedus made a surprise appearance on “SNL” and shot Davidson, after mistaking him as a zombie.
The witty mind from “SNL” has credited a lot of people for enriching his humorous journey, so far. He told that his parents were encouraging and the fondness towards comedy has generated from his family. His eighth birthday was something special, as his mom gifted him with Eddie Murphy’s “Delirious” and unknowingly, she planted the seed of unavoidable passion of comedy in little Davidson’s mind. He has some tragic stories too, that are quite striking.Davidson lost his dad during the 9/11 terrorist attacks and this unfortunate event had an impact on him but his love for comedy never stopped articulating.
Well, his “SNL” journey is indebted to another big name of the comic zone, Amy Schumer, who gave him a part in the movie “Trainwreck”, where he met Bill Hader and then, “SNL” executive producer Lorne Michaels and thus, his dreams got their wings.
While talking about his racially ambiguous appearance that sparks lot of laugh on the show, Davidson admits he is a “straight white dude” and continues commenting with his fun elements that despite being all Irish and Italian, he looks like a Puerto Rican. The young darling of “SNL” utters that his newfound fame has called for attention from his surroundings, though sometimes he found it creepy.
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