- On Monday, Pete Davidson told Howard Stern that he used to masturbate to the thought of his fiancee, Ariana Grande.
- “I was jerking off to her before I met her,” he said on Stern’s radio show. “I’ve been there. I’ve been in the other shoes. Who knew I was practicing this whole time for our relationship?”
- Twitter users have reacted to the graphic quote using hilarious memes – many featuring Grande’s own face.
Pete Davidson did not hold back while discussing Ariana Grande in a new interview with Howard Stern on Monday. In particular, the comedian opened up about the beginning of their romance and what he sees as a physical imbalance in their relationship.
Throughout the interview, Davidson stressed how “hot” his fiancee is and how he’s “so grateful that she touches me” – even going so far as to say that he used to masturbate while thinking about her.
“I was jerking off to her before I met her,” he said, when asked how he deals with other men hitting on Grande. “I’ve been there. I’ve been in the other shoes. Who knew I was practicing this whole time for our relationship?”
Many Twitter users seized on the graphic quote – and some even reacted by turning Grande’s face into various memes.
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The lurid moment came near the end of Davidson’s hour-long interview with Stern.
Davidson went on to say that he’s “never been prouder” than when Bill Clinton was “eyeing” Grande at Aretha Franklin’s funeral. He also defended the bishop who was criticized for how he touched Grande’s breast, saying he “feels bad for that guy” because he doesn’t believe it was intentional.
He said that he comforted Grande by pointing out she’s “so hot” that people are even looking at her inappropriately during a funeral.
For what it’s worth, Grande seemed to enjoy the interview. In fact, Davidson told Stern that she was sitting just outside the studio, listening to the interview live in the green room.
Grande also commented on a clip of the interview, posted by a fan account: “My light,” she wrote.
We’ll have to wait and see if Davidson mentions Grande during the season premiere of “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, in the 30 Rock studio where the couple first met. But in the meantime, you can look back at a complete timeline of their relationship here.
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