Pete Davidson and John Mulaney make one of the most iconic duos from Saturday Night Live. Now that Davidson is leaving the program, we believed it was time we took a better take a look at their relationship — from their very first sketch together to “loving” each other.

How Did Pete Davidson & John Mulaney Meet?

The 2 established a relationship right on SNL. In April 2018, they did their very first sketch together, “Diner Lobster.” It was Mulaney’s hosting launching. 6 months later on, the 2 were found together at a Steely Dan program. “I’ve seen Steely Dan for 12 years and no one ever stands. Pete Davidson changed that tonight,” Mulaney tweeted along with a video of Kim Kardashian‘s beau dancing at the show.


Their relationship peaked when they signed up with forces throughout a “Weekend Update” section. Mulaney, who had actually been sober for over a years informed the King of Staten Island star to “have a life in comedy that is not insane.” Davidson reacted, stating: “People usually think he’s like an NBA coach, and I’m like the controversial rookie.”

In June 2020, when Vanity Fair asked the Big Mouth star about his relationship with Davidson, he stated: “It’s not that ridiculous that two people who have worked in the same places and have met several times decided to become friends.” Throughout the joint interview, Davidson likewise recommended Mulaney not to get tattoos. “I think you’re too sweet and cool, and I think it would devalue the product,” the comic stated to which his pal reacted: “You’re very sweet too, but I agree. I’ve been in your house sometimes when tattoo artists show up…I was tempted the last time.”

How Close Are Pete Davidson & John Mulaney?

Davidson and Mulaney are so close that they joke about each other’s psychological health battles. “I’ve been spending time with Pete to try to show him that you can have a life in comedy that is not insane. A sober, domestic life,” stated Mulaney in 2019. In late 2020, he looked for treatment for alcohol and drug dependency. Davidson responded to his bit, stating: “And after observing John’s life, I publicly threatened suicide. I’m sorry, I know I shouldn’t make that joke, but it is funny.”

After that, Mulaney revealed his love for Davidson. “Pete, look at me. Look me in the eye. You are loved by many, and we are glad you are OK,” stated the star. A couple of months later on, he likewise informed Esquire that that psychological health bit with Davidson suggested a lot to him. “I tell him I love him all the time,” Mulaney stated of his buddy. “Pete and I came up with that bit together, but in my head, I was like, ‘I hope this is a cathartic thing for him.’ However it came to be, I was very glad it was there.”

Mulaney likewise fulfilled Davidson’s ex, Ariana Grande when they were still dating. “Pete invites me over while he gets a tattoo,” he exposed in September 2019. They even enjoyed a movie together. “Eighth Grade. Bo Burnham,” he kept in mind. Quick forward to January 2022, a video of Davidson conference Mulaney’s infant with Olivia Munn went viral. The brand-new papa described him as “Uncle Pete!” in the caption.

While lots of believed it was adorable, others could not assist however mention the “weird” connection in between Davidson and the couple. “john mulaney is friends w pete davidson who’s friends w machine gun kelly who’s dating megan fox who dated nick miller in new girls & who also dated olivia munn who’s now dating john mulaney,” tweeted a fan.

However others in fact believe Davidson and Mulaney are “winning” in their love life. “Pete Davidson is dating Kim Kardashian,” kept in mind a Twitter user. “Colin Jost is married to Scarlett Johansson. And John Mulaney had a baby with Olivia Munn today. Funny guys really up 100 right now.” Another fan stated that it’s just the appeal of these SNL “funny guys with money and connections.”

Mentioning which, Davidson discussed Mulaney in his goodbye message to the program. “SNL is my home. I’m so happy and sad about tonight’s show. For so many reasons I can’t explain,” the comic composed through David Sirus’ Instagram. “Can’t wait to be back next year in a Mulaney musical number.” Now, that’s something we had actually like to see.