Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ controversy has Pete Davidson confused: ‘That is the dude everybody’s freaked out about?’


Of the proficient “Saturday Night time Stay” crew, Pete Davidson seems to be the most important backer of Elon Musk and is opening up about the Tesla head honcho after Musk had dinner with the solid earlier this week forward of his guest-hosting gig this weekend.

“We did not focus on it in any respect as a result of we’re all similar to … I simply do not perceive why that is the dude everybody’s so freaked out about,” Davidson mentioned throughout a Thursday look on “The Breakfast Membership” syndicated radio present of the hoopla surrounding the controversy. “I used to be like, ‘What did he do? He is similar to, a very rich businessman that makes, like, nerd s–t.’ I do not know. He is very nice. I am excited.”

In reality, opposite to some earlier studies that many throughout the sketch comedy crew are upset in regards to the SpaceX dreamer gracing the stage on the famed 30 Rock studio, Davidson, 27, maintained “No one that I f–k with” was amongst those that had been bothered with Musk injecting his type into the favored weekend comedy program.

The funnyman pressed that even these among the many solid have been actively making an attempt to smell out who the upset get together is.

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‘Saturday Night time Stay’ star Pete Davidson mentioned he does not perceive the controversy surrounding Elon Musk’s guest-hosting gig.
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“All people’s sort of been like, ‘Yo, who’s the man that is so pissed off?’ ‘Trigger we’re on a gaggle textual content, so we’re all similar to, ‘I do not know,'” Davidson instructed the radio present co-hosted by Angela Yee, Charlamagne tha God and DJ Envy. “So, yeah, we’re all excited and actually do not perceive the controversy.”

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The feedback from Davidson marked the second time in as many days the actor and humorist had voiced his personal confusion concerning the Musk scenario.

On Tuesday evening’s episode of “Late Night time with Seth Meyers,” Davidson echoed the identical sentiment, telling the late-night host, “I don’t know why persons are freaking out.”

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“What’s the massive deal?” he added, “They’re like, ‘Oh I can’t imagine that Elon Musk is internet hosting!’ And I’m like, the man that makes the earth higher, sort of and makes cool issues and sends folks to Mars?”

Davidson went on to say he has no disgrace in his sport and that when he goes out to dinner with Musk as soon as once more — alongside showrunner Lorne Michaels — after the present, he is “gonna ask him for like a Tesla or some s–t.”

On Friday, the present’s social media account teased Musk’s look with a photograph of Musk and musical visitor Miley Cyrus that includes The Child LAROI. “T O M O R R O W,” the caption reads.

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