About two seconds after Kaia Gerber turned 18 years old, Pete Davidson dumped Margaret Qualley and started hanging around Kaia. We were told, at the time, they were “just friends.” Then friendship quickly blossomed into a full-blown relationship. By Christmas of last year, Pete was in a bad place, and he was having some kind of breakdown IN Kaia’s New York apartment, and Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber had to step in. After that, it was kind of established that Kaia and Pete were over, and that he sought treatment at some kind of rehab facility or something. All in all, Kaia and Pete’s relationship probably lasted about three solid months, but it felt like it was Kaia’s first big romance and it ended in disaster. Cindy and Rande stuck close to her for a month, but I’m still concerned that Kaia will go back to him.
All of which to say… I was not expecting any degree of level-headedness from Pete. I thought he would be the exact type to worm his way back into Kaia’s life. But no – apparently, he broke it off with her because he had a moment of clarity that she was way too young to deal with all of his issues:
Pete Davidson is getting candid about his relationship with Kaia Gerber. In a sit-down interview with Charlamagne Tha God posted on Youtube Monday, the comedian, 26, opened up about his relationship with the 18-year-old model and why things didn’t work out between them. The interview comes as Davidson’s Netflix comedy special is set to be released on Tuesday.
“We were dating for a few months,” explained Davidson, who referred to Gerber as “KG.”
“She’s very young, and I’m f—ing going through a lot and it was before I went to rehab,” continued the Saturday Night Live star, who has confirmed that he recently sought treatment at the Sierra Tucson treatment center in Arizona. “It’s just like, she should be having fun,” he said. “She shouldn’t have to worry about some dude that just has issues and s—. She should be enjoying her work. It just wasn’t the right place or the right time at all,” he added, going on to praise her parents Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber. “Her parents were really helpful and stuff, so they’re cool.”
This reminds me a little bit of John Mayer and Taylor Swift, remember that mess? John quietly dated Taylor when she was only 18 or 19, and then he reportedly broke it off because he had some kind of crisis of conscience that she was way too young for his bulls–t. What I don’t get – I mean, I DO “get it” – is why these dudes only realize that their girlfriends are way too young for their real-adult issues after all the seduction and sex and stuff? Why aren’t guys looking at Kaia and various teenage pop stars and saying “yeah, but no, I have no business with a teenager”? Oh, right. Because they want to have sex with teenagers and then the crisis of conscience comes in.
Here’s the interview – Pete also talks about how he’s desperate to become a father. NSFW for language!
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