- Pete Davidson has over 70 tattoos on his body.
- The “Saturday Night Live” comedian has ink inspired by past relationships and his favorite movies.
- He also has tattoos for his late father, a firefighter who died in the September 11th attacks.
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Pete Davidson is reportedly getting rid of the more than 70 tattoos covering his body.
During a virtual Q&A with “The King of Staten Island” cast in December 2020, the 27-year-old “Saturday Night Live” cast member revealed that he’s “in the process of getting all his tattoos removed,” per Mike McGranaghan, a film critic who attended the event.
Over the years, Davidson’s tattoos have become a visual representation of his life story — chronicling romances with past partners, like Cazzie David and Ariana Grande, and paying homage to his father, a firefighter who died in the September 11th terrorist attacks.
While a lot of Davidson’s tattoos are light-hearted, like a Winnie the Pooh cartoon and a Hillary Clinton portrait, Davidson began getting ink to hide the marks he gave himself from cutting his chest as a form of self-harm.
“That’s why I started getting tats on my chest, to cover them. It’s just a release, if you can’t get a tattoo… When [I’m] so manic and upset, sometimes that’s the only thing that will work for me,” he explained during a February 2020 interview with Inked Mag.
Keep reading to see a complete rundown of the comedian’s extensive tattoo collection.