Pete Davidson sang in a Barbie spoof sketch on Saturday Night time Dwell‘s season premiere addressing the comic’s latest controversies – watch the clip under.
The SNL alumni returned to Studio 8H to host the primary episode of the present’s forty ninth season final evening (October 14). Davidson appeared in a spoof remake of ‘I’m Simply Ken’ from the Barbie film (a scene which was almost lower from the unique movie).
Singing morosely from a plastic-pink Barbie dreamhouse affected by bongs and drinks, Davidson started by referencing the lukewarm reception to his new present Bupkis: “Nobody cares in regards to the work I do,” he crooned. “I made a present with Joe Pesci, too / And nobody streamed it however my mother”
Davidson additionally joked about his feud with Kanye West. “Individuals on-line nonetheless name me Skete / Due to a man whose identify I can’t say legally” he sang, as a photograph of the rapper flashed momentarily.
There have been additionally lyrics that nodded to Davidson’s rehab stints, his “Huge Dick Vitality”, buying a ship while stoned with fellow forged member Colin Jost, and his tumultuous romances (“my relationship life just isn’t discreet”, he admitted).
The sketch concluded with the comic in a hot-pink automotive with forged member Chloe Fineman as they crashed into the dreamhouse. That referenced his automotive crash with Chase Sui Wonders earlier this March, for which he was sentenced to 50 hours of neighborhood service and an 18-month diversion programme.
Davidson introduced his retirement from SNL final yr, having carried out on the present for seven years. To say goodbye, Eminem appeared in one of many comic’s remaining sketches, jokingly criticising Davidson’s impersonation of him. Davidson had impersonated the Detroit rapper a complete of thrice all through his tenure at SNL, together with a ‘Stan’ parody that additionally featured the rapper.
Since leaving SNL, Davidson has acted in movies resembling Guardians of the Galaxy: Quantity 3, Quick X and Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.