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Lorne Michaels Is Trying to Help Pete Davidson After Alarming Instagram Post

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Following a very worrying Instagram post on Saturday, Lorne Michaels pulled Pete Davidson off of his scheduled SNL sketches and has sent him to get help, according to Page Six.

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Per a source,

The decision was taken to give Pete a break on Saturday night – his sketches were dropped before the early evening rehearsals.

“Lorne has pledged to help all he can, including sending Pete to get help. Everyone on the cast is hugely protective of him and were obviously upset — particularly Colin Jost and Michael Che on ‘Weekend Update.’”

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Davidson has been open about his struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder, an often debilitating mental illness that continues to elude effective treatment. Luckily for Davidson, his friends and colleagues have made it clear that they’re there for him; his ex-fiancée, Ariana Grande, showed up the SNL studios and wrote that she was

“downstairs and I’m not going anywhere if you need anyone or anything. I know u have everyone u need and that’s not me, but i’m here too.”

I hope Davidson is getting the help he needs.

[Page Six]


Our Lord and Savior Ruth Bader Ginsburg is “quite taken” with Armie Hammer, who is playing her late husband, Marty Ginsburg, in the forthcoming biopic On the Basis of Sex. I mean, obviously. Ginsburg has impeccable judgment (ha) and Hammer looks like he was chiseled from the surface of the sun, which isn’t even possible but how else do you explain it? Here they are together:

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Armie Hammer is a lucky guy, even if they don’t get married.

[People]


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dumbledoresbeard
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I’m just a Nobody, but I’ve been thinking about Pete constantly. No one knows his struggle the way he does but I can empathize. I hope he finds the help he needs. I’m in the process of finding my own help and I envy the friends he has that have his back. He is so lucky and I hope he sees that, through the darkness.