Pete Davidson is doing everything in his power to keep a low profile after the collapse of his relationship with Ariana Grande. Davidson was set to headline Wednesday at Temple University’s event, “Comedy Night Live.” In a statement for the…
Ariana Grande put on a brave face and belted out a big tune in her first public appearance since ending things with Pete Davidson. Grande performed “The Wizard and I” Tuesday in a pre-taped TV special for the Broadway musical “Wicked.” Grande…
In the wake of news that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have broken up, fans are understandably consumed with curiosity.
What could have caused such a seemingly intense romance to flame out?
Sources close to the couple say the timing just wasn't right, but it's not hard to see why that explanation doesn't sit well with the public.
After all, Grande and Davidson were engaged; they laid on the PDA at every opportunity, and they seemed to be madly in love.
From the outside, it looks as though some sort of precipitous event must have preceded the breakup.
And now, a new round of reports has Davidson accused of some truly monstrous behavior …
1. A Surprise Romance
2. Rushing In
3. Pete and Cazzie
4. Ariana and Mac
5. A Tragic Turn of Events
6. A Shocking Loss
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have called it quits, and that usually means dividing up the pots and pans, or in their case the pet pig and a super expensive engagement ring. Sources close to Ariana tell us she’s already returned the…
Star-struck millennial heart throbs Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson made ALL the headlines with their whirlwind romance this year.
They were head over heels in love, no doubt about it. But all good things, as the saying goes, must come to an end in a matter of months.
Blindsiding a nation, Ariana and Pete called off their engagement this weekend and one saw it coming … okay, not the case.
We all saw it coming. But does that mean it’s over for good? Or is it a break that will do them some good, and lead them to a better place?
That’s the million-dollar question THG’s staff debates below. Read our hot takes on this hot couple and then hit the comments below!
YES by Emily Trainham
Love is real, and that is a fact.
And the cool thing about facts is that even if you don’t believe personally believe in them, that doesn’t mean they don’t exist.
Ariana and Pete love each other. And you’re dang right that’s in the present tense.
Do people get engaged after just a few weeks of dating if they don’t love each other?
Do people adopt pigs together if they do not love each other?!
Do people get multiple tattoos dedicated to their significant other if they don’t love each other?
OK, sure, love is not a requirement for any of these things … you can be mentally unstable and do all of them just fine.
But Ariana and Pete did them out of love, and that’s just a fact. Listen to “Pete Davidson” on Ariana’s new album and try to say it’s not.
They just broke up, and that’s unfortunate, but sometimes the greatest romances take some time to come together, and it’s obvious that now is not the best time for Ariana.
She still seems to be reeling from the death of Mac Miller, and it’s likely that she’s still dealing with the trauma from the Manchester bombing as well.
So maybe she needs to take some time to heal. Maybe a few months, maybe a few years. Maybe she’ll date around during that time, and maybe Pete will, too.
But as she sang in her song dedicated to him, he’s her soulmate. And soulmates are forever. Their time will come, but sadly, their time is not now.
Keep the faith, Grandson lovers. Love shall prevail.
NO by Hilton Hater
Neither Pete Davidson nor Ariana Grande were involved in THE MOST DRAMATIC ROSE CEREMONY of all-time… but their relationship has still followed the trajectory of those who get together on The Bachelor.
The comedian and the artist were never dating in a traditional sense of the term.
They went out. They goofed around. They got all silly on social media. They were almost, literally, a walking Saturday Night Live skit.
It was all cute and fun and we’re sure quite enjoyable for Davidson and Grande, but then real life interjected: Mac Miller died of a drug overdose.
Sources have all indicated that Grande (understandably) took the death of her ex-boyfriend very hard. Ariana’s been in a dark place for about a month now.
Such a trauma could spell the end of many relationships, but especially one such as this; one essentially built on partying and cosplay.
There’s simply no sturdy base here for anything as dramatic as a loved one’s death. Mix in the awkwardness of that loved one being Grande’s previous serious boyfriend… and here we are.
Davidson may be equipped with a 10-inch long penis, but he simply isn’t equipped with the emotional maturity to deal with a tragedy of this nature.
YES by Simon Delott
This summer, in the wake of Ariana’s engagement to Pete Davidson, I was so confident that they would stay together.
Now, I’m eating crow. I didn’t see this coming.
“Sociologists at NYU used decades of statistical data from 4,500 families and found that couples in which the man was much taller than the woman were more likely to stay together,” I wrote at the time.
“Folks, Ariana Grande is 5 feet tall. Pete Davidson is 6-foot-3,” I continued. “Those 15 inches could see them through to the end.”
We all know that the best way to discuss love and romance is using cold hard numbers and statistical analysis. I’m not sure where I went wrong.
After all, if a spur-of-the-moment relationship between a pop star with baggage and a comedian who’s never met an impulse on which he didn’t act can’t work out … what hope is there for the rest of us?
In all seriousness, though, the cause of their breakup was reportedly largely Mac Miller’s tragic death earlier this fall.
The passing of Ariana’s very recent ex, so soon after her return to the public eye, left her wounded. It was all too much.
But that doesn’t mean that these two won’t ever get together again. They’re both still young, and it sounds like this breakup was as amicable as a dropped engagement can possibly be.
My real question is this: Is Ariana going to sing the song, “Pete Davidson,” when she goes on tour in the future?
There’s no non-awkward way to either sing or skip that song unless they get back together.
NO. by Tyler Johnson
No. The relationship between Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson was doomed from the start.
After all, how could a singer with a four-octave vocal range ever relate to a comic whose style is so painfully one-note?
Let’s forget for a moment that Pete mocked the Manchester bombing that traumatized Ariana and so many of her fans.
And let’s ignore, for now, the fact that Davidson said he sympathizes with the man who groped Grande or that he beamed with pride over the fact that Bill Clinton ogled Ari at a freakin’ funeral.
(As a guy with a Hillary Clinton tattoo, that must have been an extremely confusing time for Pete.)
What we’re focusing on today is the fact that Grande is clearly a woman who’s drawn to virtuoso talent, and despite spending the past four years in the best comedy college imaginable, Davidson (rather ironically) comes up short when his abilities are compared to Ariana’s.
On a more serious note, insiders have claimed that the breakup was at least partially the result of Ariana’s grief over the death of her previous boyfriend, the immensely gifted Mac Miller.
There’s been a lot of talk about Pete and Ari’s perceived insensitivity toward their exes in publicly admitting that they’d secretly longed for each other for years (in other words, since well before they were single).
To be clear, both parties’ duties to their exes ended the moment they broke things off – but who wants to live in a world where we’re all just fulfilling our minimum obligations to one another?
It’s not hard to see how Ariana might have wound up with some seriously conflicted feelings – as well as some major doubts – in the wake of Miller’s overdose.
But in the end, out guess is that a talent gap wider than Pete and Ariana’s height difference also played a significant role in bringing this ill-fated romance to a halt.
And unless Pete drops his Adam Sandler impression and develops a comedic identity of his own, he’d probably be better off dating someone who doesn’t prioritize talent the way Ariana seems to.
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson’s relationship was crumbling for weeks … and the couple’s PDA at ‘SNL’ over the weekend was the pair holding on for dear life. TMZ broke the story, Ariana was at 30 Rock Saturday night to support her…
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson hit a life-changing fork in the road last month when Mac Miller died — and his death was the tipping point that led to their split … TMZ has learned. Sources close to AG and PD tell us … Ariana was in an…
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have called off their engagement.
We’ll give you a minute to recover from the shock…
Wait? What’s that? You aren’t stunned at all because this was the most obvious break-up of all-time?
According to People Magazine, Us Weekly and other reliable outlets, the singer and the Saturday Night Live cast member have called off their short, albeit intense, romance.
The stars started dating late this spring and then announced their engagement, like, two weeks later, taking the celebrity gossip and entertainment universe by storm.
Most folks assumed Davidson and Grande were moving way too quickly and that the relationship would eventually fizzle out and… well…
… that’s pretty much what has happened.
“It was way too much too soon,” a source close to Grande tells People Magazine. “It’s not shocking to anyone.”
This same source says the decision to go their separate ways was mutually agreed upon by both halves of the famous couple.
While the split doesn’t really come as a surprise to anyone at all, there hadn’t been any recent rumors of tension at least.
The latest chatter, in fact, has been centered around whether or not Grande was pregnant with Davidson’s child.
The comedian himself even joked about knocking Grande up just a few weeks ago, as he and Ariana were certainly very open about the seriousness of their relationship during the four months it lasted.
Alas, it is now over.
“It happened this weekend,” an insider tells Us Weekly, adding:
“They realized it happened too quick and too early. The wedding is off, but they’re working things out. They’re not officially done yet.”
It’s unclear what Grande will do with the $ 100,000 engagement ring Davidson gifted her; and it’s also unclear whether the traumatic death of Grande’s ex, Mac Miller, played any role in the demise of this romance.
Over the past several days, it’s been clear that Grande has been going through a lot.
The artist has been Tweeting a handful of personal messages and saying she needs a break from the public spotlight, asking at point:
“can i pls have one okay day. just one. pls.”
Twitter users, meanwhile, reacted in many different ways to the break-up.
Some were taken aback. Some were delighted. Others yawned over how clear it was to see it coming.
“am i surprised that pete and ariana broke up? no. but am i supposed to be happy about that? no. imagine how she is doing right now,” wrote one person, while another added:
“if you’re celebrating ariana and pete splitting, you don’t care about ariana’s happiness. Bye.”
Back on September 7, Miller died of a drug overdose.
He and Grande dated for about two years and didn’t split up all that long before Ariana got together with Davidson.
“Given the events of the past couple of years, Ariana is going to take some much needed time to heal and mend,” her team said in September.
“She will be staying close to home and using this period to spend time with her loved ones and work on new music without deadline. She thanks her fans for their understanding.”
This Saturday, Grande also canceled a scheduled performance, at F–k Cancer’s inaugural Barbara Berlanti Heroes fundraising gala, where her manager Scooter Braun’s wife Yael Cohen Braun received an honor for her work as co-founder of the group.
Said Braun in front of the crowd:
“One of the most amazing things about this organization is that they help people when they’re having the worst moments in their life, and they give sympathy and a calm nature to people in need in those moments.
“And you saw your invite, someone I’m very close to was supposed to come sing for you today, and because of things that she’s going through, she couldn’t be here today.
“And while I was frustrated, being the manager, my wife, being who she always is, just looked at me and she goes, ‘She needs this time.'”
We continue to wish Ariana the best.
And now Davidson the best as well.
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson are dunzo as a couple, and their engagement has officially been called off … TMZ has learned. Sources close to the former couple tell us AG and PD split this weekend, with both parties acknowledging that it simply…
One week ago, Kanye West was the musical act on Saturday Night Live.
As is often the case these days, however, the rapper's actual music was overshadowed by his ranting and raving about Donald Trump.
Fast forward seven days and West was not featured in person on SNL this past weekend.
But he was still a major presence, thanks to Pete Davidson stopping by Weekend Update to put the musician into his place.
Referencing his own struggle with borderline personality disorder, along with West’s history with bipolar disorder, Davidson opened as follows:
“First off, a lot of people thought Che should be the one to talk about Kanye, but we discussed it. Che’s black, but I’m crazy, and we both know which side of Kanye’s at the wheel right now.”
Let's just stop right there and appreciate that perfect sentiment.
Most people out there agree that West has essentially abandoned his race by supporting Trump…
… and by calling for slavery to sort of return to America again.
“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,” continued Davidson, who called the famous Saturday Night Live alumnus “a genuinely bad, racist person” on The Howard Stern Show last month.
Davidson then touched on West’s “Make America Great Again” hat, which West claimed he was told not to wear on SNL.
“He wore it all week,” Davidson shot back, adding:
“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.”
Davidson said on air that he's actively taking medication for his disorder.
He's obviously sensitive to mental health problems, but…
"If I ever got on a plane and the pilot said, ‘I just want you to know, this is the real me flying the plane,’ I’d jump out. Being mentally ill is not an excuse to act like a jackass."
We love it.
Watch Davidson's full takedown of Kanye here!