Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson was fed up after being on the receiving end of bullying and public scrutiny after the tumultuous ending of his relationship with Ariana Grande.

Pete Davidson (L), pictured with Ariana Grande. File Photo by Serena Xu-Ning/UPI

The two were engaged to be married but split in October. The rumors that spurred the hatred from fans and media members alike were that Davidson had cheated on Grande, which led to the relationship’s end.

Grande’s YouTube record setting video ‘Thank U, Next’ alludes to the break-up.

Davidson, while not said to have been offended by the video, became overwhelmed by the hate he’d been receiving online in large part due to Grande’s massive following. In addition to the online bullying, he’d also received mistreatment in person, Davidson admitted.

On Monday, he took to Instagram to address the bullying he’s received over the last 9 months.

“I’m trying to understand how when something happens to a guy the whole entire world just trashes him without any facts or frame of reference,” Davidson wrote.

“I’ve spoken about BPD and being suicidal publicly only in the hopes that it will help bring awareness and help kids like myself who don’t want to be on this earth,” he wrote. “I just want you guys to know. No matter how hard the internet or anyone tries to make me kill myself. I won’t. I’m upset I even have to say this.”

Davidson has been candid about his mental health struggles in the past, including his borderline personality disorder diagnosis.


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