Pete Davidson poses in the press room during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. Davidson recently fired back at Chevy Chase after the '70s SNL star criticized the current cast. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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Pete Davidson Fires Back at Chevy Chase: “I Don’t Like Him”

The young SNL star had some unkind words after Chase dismissed the current cast as unfunny.

Pete Davidson fired back at Chevy Chase after the former SNL star paid plenty of disrespect to the show’s current cast in The Washington Post last week. “He’s a f-cknig douchebag,” Davidson told The Howard Stern Show. “He’s just a genuinely bad, racist person, and I don’t like him… f-ck him,” Davidson continued.

In a long profile cataloguing Chase’s disputes with actors and other creatives over the past decades, Chase said of Davidson and his current SNL co-stars, “I don’t want to put down Lorne or the case, but I’ll just say, maybe off the record, I’m amazed that Lorne has gone so low. I had to watch a little of it, and I just couldn’t f-cking believe it,” Chase told The Washington Post.

Davidson’s tirade continued, expressing his anger at a former SNL cast member for throwing the generations that followed him under the bus. “What has he done since ‘83? Like, nothing,” Davidson said. “It’s just, like, disrespectful to Lorne, too — a guy who gave you a career… No matter how big you get, you can’t forget, like, what that guy did for you,” Davidson continued.

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