‘SNL’ star Pete Davidson recalls working with ‘psycho’ Donald Trump and ‘bad’ audition to portray him

Pete Davidson reminds us of the work with the Trumpet on “SNL” and audition to play him in the series in 2015.


Pete Davidson has opened up about auditioning to play, what he calls the country of the current “dweeb” president, Donald Trump, for “Saturday Night Live.”

In a new interview with Variety, the comedian recalled the time that he was asked to provide a picture of the president during a 2015 audition for Trump was appointed president of the United States a year later.

“It was bad,” Davidson said. “First and foremost, I am 10 kilos, so I looked insane. They made us all dress up and tanned. I sounded like Thunderlips from ‘Rocky III,’ ” he said. “It was a nightmare. If I get my hands on this tape, it is painful as f—.”

Although Davidson is not the country of the role of Trump, who is eventually going to Alec Baldwin, he did the fourth youngest comedian to the sketch show at the age of 20 years, and remembered, together with the president when he hosted the show before the Republican primaries.

“It was not the most fun week ever,” he said. “He doesn’t get jokes. He does not get the show. He doesn’t get punch lines. He will say words differently. He’s just a dweeb.”

He continued, “Dude, a president who is taking pictures of himself on a private plane eating Kentucky Fried Chicken is a f-ing psycho”, he says. “What are you? A f-ing Kardashian?”

But despite the historic honor of making the cut for the long-time NBC series, the comedian not that he would last but a season on the show.

“I would have assumed I’m fired and I would like this credit,” he said.

Now the newly engaged star has explained how he his voice by “SNL.” Every few weeks, Davidson joins “Weekend Update” anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che, and delivers a three-minute take on the news.

“I will rant, and I listen to it and choose the best pieces,” he explained. “They’ll be like, ‘Cool, use that.'”

Lorne Michaels, the show’s creator, said that Davidson’s next “Weekend Update” has been a huge hit with “SNL” fans.

Davidson and Grande has become one of the fan-favorite celebrity couples after only a few months of dating and then engagement.


“People love him,” Michaels explained.

And Davidson’s popularity has only grown since I became engaged to pop sensation, Ariana Grande, who he currently shares an apartment in New York.

“I stock the fridge, clean the tables, do laundry occasionally,” Davidson said of the 4000 square meter property that it was to be a sum of reportedly $16 million in June.

But dating one of the world’s biggest stars comes with a number of disadvantages. The 24-year-old admitted that as someone who was not used to the overwhelming amount of media attention, he recently shut down his social media accounts, and prevents you doing this if Goolging yourself.

“The internet is evil, and I don’t like how it affects me,” he said. “I don’t like how the internet is a place where anyone can s— on you, and make-up nothing. I worked hard for my brain to this place. I can’t go online, just like everyone else, because it’s just a f—fest. And now I get to enjoy my life.”

You can find Morgan M. Evans on Twitter @themizfactor.

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