The Truth About Pete Davidson And Cazzie David's Split

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Pete Davidson's list of exes is a long one and ranges from teenagers to '90s supermodels. In 2019 alone the comedian was linked to Margaret Qualley, Kate Beckinsale, and Kaia Gerber. In February 2020, Davidson confirmed that he and Gerber had split, per Page Six. By September 2020, Gerber had moved on with Jacob Elordi. Does 2019 sound like sort of a hectic year for Davidson? Maybe even a year of rebounds? That would make sense, considering that he spent the latter half of 2018 in a well-documented and very serious relationship with Ariana Grande.

For those who may have forgotten, allow us to give you a refresher. Davidson bought Grande a massive engagement ring after mere months of dating — they also shared a pet pig named Piggy Smalls, which TBH sounds like a bigger commitment, but whatever. The engagement was over almost as soon as it began, however, and by the fall of 2018, the pair had split following the death of Grande's ex-boyfriend Mac Miller.

What's more interesting than their pet pig and weirdly coordinated outfits, though, is the beginning of their relationship, which just so happened to coincide with the end of Davidson's romance with Cazzie David. So what happened with Davidson and David, and why did Davidson move on so quickly? It looks like we finally have some answers. Read on to find out.

Cazzie David was shocked when Pete Davidson moved on

Cazzie David and Pete Davidson seemed like the perfect couple. He works at Saturday Night Live and David's father, Larry David, is a former SNL writer and a comedian. For what its worth, their two and a half year relationship seemed quite happy. Now, here's where things get messy. Davidson's relationship with Ariana Grande reportedly began just a couple days after he and Cazzie called it quits. Here's how it went down (according to David, who wrote an essay about it in her book No One Asked for This: Essays). Apparently, she wanted to break up with Davidson for a while but kept putting it off because she was concerned because (via the Los Angeles Times) "previously, self-harm and suicide threats had come about from trivial circumstances."

When they finally did break up, she regretted it and called him the next day to apologize and they briefly got back together but two days later, he allegedly dumped her via text and immediately started dating Grande. In her book, Cazzie recalled spending an entire plane ride in father's arms shaking and crying. At one point, she "screaming in agony" in a hotel room and her father yelled (via the Los Angeles Times), "Cazzie come on. Your ancestors survived the Holocaust," which is a very Larry David thing to say. These days, Cazzie and Davidson are seemingly on good terms, and he's reportedly even read and approved the essay about their breakup, per JustJared. Seems like all's well that ends well.

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