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Pete Davidson ‘broken’ after losing his pet Henry, pens heartfelt notes for ‘the happiest and sweetest dog ever’


American comedian Pete Davidson reveals he is “devastated” after losing his pet and Davidson family member, Henry. The news came on the day of the premiere of his comedy TV series, Bupkis. This is what Davidson said in his emotional note to his dog.

Pete Davidson pens note the loss of beloved pet Henry

Davidson shared an emotional note with his fans about the loss of his pet Henry on May 3, 2023, but the note was shared on Instagram by Dave Sirus, co-writer of The Bupkis. Sirus posted pictures of the adorable dog, captioning it, “A message from Pete: Hey guys. I know today is the day of the Bupkis premiere but I want to use the day to remember my dog ​​Henry. Yesterday we lost a key member of the Davidson family.”

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Explaining how he lost his dog, Davidson wrote in the note, “Henry was only two years old but unfortunately he fell ill very quickly. My mother, sister and Henry had me at the start of the epidemic and he saved our lives. Not sure I would be around without him.” The 29-year-old added, “He was the happiest, sweetest dog ever. He got excited when he saw me and peeed all over the place. When I was working on SNL, my mom would send me videos of him watching, smiling, and making noises when I came up to the screen.” .

Describing how much he loved Henry, Davidson said, “I’ve never seen any of my stuff with anyone because I’m so scared but I didn’t mind watching it with Henry. It really was the best. Mom, sister, and I’m devastated and will miss him forever. We love you, Henry. Thank you.” Thank you for making our lives full and reminding me of what really matters. Pete.”

Fans and other public figures shared their condolences in the comments section. Davidson’s friend and The Bupkis’ star, Chase Sui Wonders, commented with two healing heart symbols, while SNL photographer Mary Ellen Matthews replied, “Sending lots of love.” The actor and comedian was previously on Instagram, but decided to delete his account and has since stayed away from social media. Meanwhile, Bupkis premiered May 4, 2023, on Peacock, and all eight of its episodes are now available to stream on the platform.

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