“Take them” – Pete Davidson Mocked Kanye West Over Mental Health Long Before His Love With Kim Kardashian

Published 01/31/2023, 8:13 AM EST

In the last decade, many people have become the target of Kanye West and his online raging comments. One of those feuds that people might never forget includes his toxic relationship with Pete Davidson. The American comedian dated his ex-wife Kim Kardashian for nine months after the Deep in the Valley star filed for divorce in January 2021.

The former Yeezy owner was not happy with the love of his life moving on with another man. And it did bring plenty of discourse during this whirlwind romance between the reality star and her boyfriend. The fashion mogul threatened the Marmaduke star several times. But did you know that this war started long before Pete dated the American socialite?

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Pete Davidson once slammed Kanye West asking him to take meds

The tension between Kanye West and Pete Davidson started back in 2018, when the world didn’t even imagine that he would date Kim Kardashian. During his appearance on the SNL’s “Weekend Update” the comedian made a joke about Ye’s mental health and asked him to take medicine.

“Take them! There’s no shame in the medicine game. I’m on them, it’s great,” said the Saturday Night Live star in an episode, as reported by Variety. Moreover, he continued that being mentally ill doesn’t mean that you can behave out of line. Since The Suicide Squad star was himself on meds because he was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder at the age of 23.

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The 29-year-old actor mentioned the Praise God singer after he wore a controversial red Make America Great Again hat on SNL’s premiere on September 29, 2018. Kanye West was supporting Donald Trump, who was running for presidency at that time. The fashion designer delivered a speech on political topics after his performance on the show. So Pete Davidson used that incident in his segment with a funny tone while hinting at his erratic behavior.

Meanwhile, as for now, the ex-billionaire is not on good terms with the former president of America. Their dinner at the Mar-a-Lago turned out chaotic when West brought the infamous white supremacist Nick Fuentes with him. The American businessman was furious at his long-time friend and allegedly misbehaved with the rapper.

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Shikha Arya

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Shikha Arya is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. She is a hardcore fan of Hollywood Dreamy Cinema and loves to watch contemporary series and movies like Stranger Things, A Perfect Pairing, and Tall Girl, among others. Other than writing her hobbies include reading novels, cycling, and mindfulness.

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