‘SNL”s Pete Davidson Says Kid Cudi Is in Good Spirits
The Kid Cudi portion of the interview begins at the 10:40 mark in the video. Davidson says, "I texted with [Cudi] last Monday. He's in pretty good spirits. I think i might go see him next week in Los Angeles. But yeah, he's in a good place." Obviously, Davidson's last contact with Cudder was prior to Drake's diss record that everyone is talking about. However, it's still interesting that Cudi was feeling much better before "Two Birds, One Stone" came out.
Davidson and Cudi became friends after shooting a few promotional videos together for the comedian's upcoming special. Davidson also tells Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy that he probably wouldn't be alive if it weren't for Cudi's music. The 22-year-old Saturday Night Live actor says, "[Cudi] is getting help right now. He's doing really well right now. I've been in and out of things like that, and I think that's why a lot of kids my age can relate to Cudi, and people love him so much, because he's a very emotional dude, and it saves all of us. I would've killed myself. Absolutely. 100 percent. I truly believe if Man on the Moon didn't come out, I wouldn't be here."
And when asked what he thinks about Cudi's suicidal thoughts, Davidson replies, "That's very real and honest. It's kind of like comforting to know your hero goes through the same stuff you do ... He saved my life. I would've killed myself if I didn't have Kid Cudi. If you're 25 and under, I truly believe that Kid Cudi saved your life." At the 12:20 mark in the video, Angela Yee asks about the Drake diss, posing the question, "Kid Cudi was very honest about what he's going through. He's in rehab. He says he's had suicidal thoughts and everything. Is it too far [for Drake to diss him?]" Davidson answers, "No, I think he's just gotta cover his own. That's all Drake is doing. He's just trying to cover his own brand. Someone insults your brand, you've gotta stick up for yourself."
You can view the entire interview above via YouTube. Davidson also talks about his disdain for Donald Trump, how he doesn't bang with Lil Yachty (watch that part below), and his relationship with Larry David's daughter.
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