Kanye West launches new public attack on Pete Davidson
Thursday - 17/02/2022 17:49
Kanye West has slammed Pete Davidson in a series of posts, days after Kim Kardashian begged him to stop harassing her new boyfriend.
Kanye West is continuing his war on Pete Davidson, defending his posts as “payback.”
The rapper posted a photo of Davidson from a Saturday Night Live skit wearing a red MAGA-style hat with “MAKE KANYE 2006 AGAIN” emblazoned on it to his Instagram account Thursday and called him out for his insensitive jokes.
“HI SKETE YOU GOT ANYMORE MENTAL HEALTH JOKES FOR ME?” he wrote, using his derogatory nickname for Davidson.
Despite Davidson, 28, having a new Instagram account that West, 44, follows, the Donda artist failed to tag him.
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West also posted a video from the same 2018 SNL “Weekend Update” segment in which Davidson encouraged the rapper to take medication for his bipolar disorder.
“Kanye, I know you’re like, ‘Yo, this is the real me, I’m off the meds’ — take ’em. I’m on ’em, it’s great,” the comedian — who was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder when he was 23 — said in the clip.
West captioned the video: “This boy thought he could get away with performing this sketch for the team that wrote this for him This is not harassment This is payback.”
Ye did not post the SNL full segment today, which later showed Davidson slamming the rapper for his SNL MAGA rant.
“Speaking strictly for myself, what Kanye said after we went off the air last week was one of the worst, most awkward things I’ve ever seen here, and I’ve seen Chevy Chase speak to an intern,” said Davidson, who called the former SNL star “a genuinely bad, racist person” on The Howard Stern Show that year.
Davidson — who’s been dating West’s estranged wife, Kim Kardashian, since October 2021 — then addressed his “MAGA” hat, which West claimed he was told not to wear.
“He wore it all week,” Davidson refuted. “Nobody told him not to wear it. I wish I bullied you. I wish I would have suggested that it might upset some people, like your wife [Kim Kardashian] or every black person ever.”
During his lengthy rant, which drew jeers and boos from the audience, West addressed his support for President Donald Trump.
“There’s so many times I talk to like a white person about this and they say, ‘How could you like Trump? He’s racist,’” he said. “Well, if I was concerned about racism, I would’ve moved out of America a long time ago.”
Davidson closed out the Weekend Update segment by encouraging West to go back on his medication for bipolar disorder.