Pete Davidson Is “Terrified” to Host

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Pete Davidson spent eight years as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, but he still feels uneasy about taking over as host.

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Davidson visited Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show to promote his new sitcom Bupkis, and the two naturally spoke about Fallon's forthcoming hosting stint on Saturday, May 6.

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The comic said that despite being a veteran of Saturday Night Live, he was surprised by how challenging it is to produce an episode.

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When he recently visited Studio 8H to meet the show's new cast members.

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"That show is difficult!" said Davidson. I had a strange little job there because every now and again, they would simply let me do what I wanted.

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However, I thought, "You guys work really hard!" I immediately thought, "I'll be in more than one sketch." That is crazy.

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Davidson established himself as the resident young person on Weekend Update throughout his tenure on SNL.

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His appearances on the program gave him the opportunity to talk about his relationships and mental health issues, which eventually turned into tabloid and social media fodder.

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