Pete Davidson has worried his fans by telling them he doesn’t “want to be on this earth anymore”.
After publicly defending Kanye West for speaking out about mental health, the SNL comedian, who suffers from bipolar disorder, posted a seriously worrying statement on Instagram.
He wrote: “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore. i’m doing my best to stay here for you but i actually don’t know how much longer i can last. all i’ve ever tried to do was help people. just remember i told you so.”
Fans were quick to send messages of love to Pete encouraging him to keep fighting, but he has since deleted his Instagram account.
The news comes after Pete publicly praised Kanye West, after the rapper slammed his ex Ariana Grande for commenting on his feud with Drake.
Since Thursday night, Kanye has continued to publicly slam Drake on Twitter, after accusing him of threatening his family.
Kanye has been open about how the situation has affected his mental health, and Pete took to Instagram to praise him.
He wrote: “Bravo Kanye West for standing up for yourself and speaking out against mental health. I can’t explain to you enough how difficult and scary it is to be honest about stuff like this. We need people like Kanye. No one should ever point fingers at you for your bravery in speaking about mental health. I’m seriously disgusted.”
Pete’s statement is sure to raise eyebrows, as it came after Kanye slammed Pete’s ex-fiancé Ariana for using him to promote her new song on Twitter.
After Kanye’s tweets went viral and started hitting headlines, pop starlet Ariana tweeted: “guys, i know there are grown men arguing online rn but miley and i dropping our beautiful, new songs tonight so if y’all could please jus behave for just like a few hours so the girls can shine that’d be so sick thank u.” [sic]
However, Kanye didn’t seem to take Ariana’s comments kindly, as he reposted her tweet alongside the caption: “I know Ariana said this to be cool and didn’t mean no harm but I don’t like even slightest level of slight commentary from someone I know loves and respects me.”
I know Ariana said this to be cool and didn’t mean no harm but I don’t like even slightest level of slight commentary from someone I know loves and respects me pic.twitter.com/T9VXaIj9MX
— ye (@kanyewest) December 15, 2018
In another tweet, Kanye continued, “All of this foolishness weighed on my mental health so @ArianaGrande you know I got love for you but until you’re ready to really make sure everyone’s ok don’t use me or this moment to promote a song.”
In response, Ariana apologised to Kanye, but slammed his claim that she used him to promote her new song, Imagine.
She tweeted, “with all due respect, i don’t need to use anyone to promote anything. period. i was making a comment ab what men were doing at the time vs. women. it was a joke which i understand now was probably insensitive. i apologize if i was in any way triggering and hope u feel well today.” [sic]
with all due respect, i don’t need to use anyone to promote anything. period. i was making a comment ab what men were doing at the time vs. women. it was a joke which i understand now was probably insensitive. i apologize if i was in any way triggering and hope u feel well today.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) December 15, 2018
When a fan responded to Ariana saying, “girl you better retract that apology rn, you didn’t do anything wrong,” the singer replied, “for potentially triggering him? nah regardless of how i feel about a situation, i can also care about their mental health.”
Ariana and Pete called off their engagement in October, following a whirlwind summer romance.
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