Pete Davidson Addresses His Mental Health On Saturday Night Live

“Saturday Night Live” comedian Pete Davidson returned to the show this past Saturday, joking about his troubling Instagram post that led to a police wellness check.

As part of the show’s “Weekend Update” segment, host Colin Jost introduced Davidson to “talk about a very important experience he had over the holidays.” Jost said, “How are you Pete?” Pete replied, “I’m great. As you know I’ve had a really crazy month, and I want to talk about something that matters a lot to me.”  Said Jost, “Ok, mental health?” Davidson responded, “No, the new Clint Eastwood movie, The Mule.

Davidson, who has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, has been vocal about his mental health struggles and about the harassment he’s faced since breaking off an engagement with pop star Ariana Grande in October. On Saturday’s episode, Davidson appeared in several other segments as well, including “Millennial Millions” and “Earthquake News Report.”

Pete Davidson Addresses His Suicide Scare During SNL Return


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