Pete Davidson: Kanye West Instagram post explained

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The rapper couldn’t resist attacking Pete Davidson again following news of his split from Kim Kardashian

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When did Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson split?

On August 5, it was reported that Kardashian and Davidson had split after nine months of dating.

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A source tells E! that while the two still have “a lot of love and respect for each other,” managing a long-distance relationship and their respective demanding schedules have “made it really difficult to maintain a relationship.”

Davidson recently spent his time in Australia working on the film Wizard! while Kardashian has stayed in the US.

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Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian attend the 2022 Met Gala celebrating In America: An Anthology of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)

Other sources also said page six that their age difference was also a factor in their split decision.

“Pete is 28 and Kim is 41 — they’re just in very different places right now,” they said.

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The source added, “Pete is super spontaneous and impulsive and wants to fly her to New York or wherever he is. But Kim has four children and it’s not that easy. She needs to focus on the kids.”

What did Kanye West say on Instagram?

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On Monday (Aug. 8), West celebrated the news of Davidson and Kardashian’s split by posting a mockup of a fake New York Times front page that read, “Skete Davidson dead at 28.”

Skete is the name West used to refer to Davidson, refusing to use the comedian’s real first name, Pete.

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Kanye West posted the fake front page on his Instagram account (Picture: Instagram/@ye)

West has relentlessly bullied Davidson online during his nine-month romance with Kardashian and has repeatedly posted about him on Instagram.

He has made a number of references to Davidson in his song’s lyrics, including in Easywhere West raps, “God saved me from falling just so I could smack Pete Davidson’s ass.”

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In the music video for EasyClaymation version of West is depicted kidnapping, burying alive, and beheading a character who closely resembles Davidson.

Also included on the single by Fivio Foreign city ​​of godWest references Davidson again with a lyric about SNL, of which Davidson is known to be a cast member.

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“A hundred idiots pull up at SNL this afternoon when I pull up it’s dead on arrival,” West says.

West’s Instagram post not only attacked Davidson, but also called out his former friend and collaborator, Kid Cudi.

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In smaller text below the headline, the front page added, “Kid Cudi wanted to play funeral but was scared of bottle launchers.”

Kid Cudi and Kanye West perform at VEVO Presents: GOOD Music on March 19, 2011 at the VEVO Power Station in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for VEVO)

The line about Cudi refers to an incident that happened on July 22, when the rapper interrupted his set at the Rolling Loud festival shortly after he was hit by water bottles thrown by onlookers.

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West and Cudi had a public falling out earlier this year after West said Cudi would no longer appear on his album donda 2 because he was friends with Davidson.

West made the statement in a handwritten note he posted to Instagram, to which Cudi replied in the comments to the post: “Too bad I don’t want to be on your album uf**kin dinosaurs hahaha everyone knows that I was the best thing about your albums since I met you. I pray for you brother.”

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Why did he delete the post?

As has now become standard for West’s Instagram posts, particularly those on Davidson, the post has since been deleted.

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According to a source speaking to the Daily MailKardashian “demanded” West to remove the post on Instagram, stating that she “wouldn’t put up with that kind of behavior from him.”

US rapper Kanye West attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills on February 9, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP via Getty Images)

They said, “Kim won’t take this. She demands that Kanye step down, but he won’t.

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“She defended Pete vigorously. She will never get back together with Kanye because of the way he treats the people she loves and respects.

“She has put in an incredible effort to create good co-parenting for the kids.

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“She will not accept this behavior from him.”

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