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Pete Davidson Takes Back His Apology to Dan Crenshaw & Throws In a Dig at Ex Ariana Grande in Netflix Comedy Specal

Pete Davidson Takes Back His Apology to Dan Crenshaw & Throws In a Dig at Ex Ariana Grande in Netflix Comedy Specal

Pete Davidson is getting in some jabs in his new special.

The 26-year-old comedian opened up about his personal life in his new Netflix special, Alive From New York, released on Tuesday (February 25).

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During the special, he spoke about the scandal of his SNL joke regarding Texas politician Dan Crenshaw in 2018, and his apology at the time for mocking the veteran for wearing an eyepatch.

The joke was that he was “surprised he’s a congressional candidate from Texas and not a hitman in a porno movie.”

“It was a very harmless Saturday Night Live joke. I didn’t think anything of it,” he said in the special.

“The only thing I don’t like is people are, like, ‘It’s your fault that guy won’ and that’s not true. I think like most of the votes were in and that guy is a Republican with an eye patch in Texas. So it was a lock before it even started,” he went on the explain, adding that he received death threats and was forced to apologize by his mother.

“The only thing I did do, which I am guilty of and I apologized for, is I did make that guy famous, and a household name for no reason. I did what Ariana Grande did for me.”

“I wasn’t going to do jokes about this, but then my buddy told me, he’s like, ‘Yo, I recently heard that Ariana said she had no idea who you were and she just dated you as a distraction. So now I just think it’s like fair game,” he went on to say.

“She won Billboard’s Woman of the Year, and I got called ‘butthole eyes’ by barstoolsports.com,” he joked.

He also revealed in a recent interview that he might leave SNL for this reason…

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