Pete Davidson Opens Up About Depression and Mental Health on ‘Saturday Night Life’


By: Leanne Aciz Stanton

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Keeping it real. Pete Davidson opened up about his mental health in his own comedic way on the Saturday, October 7, episode of Saturday Night Live.

Davidson appeared on the show’s “Weekend Update” segment and briefly touched upon his widely publicized struggles before giving out a few tips to those who battle depression.

“As some of you may know, I was recently diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, a form of depression. And depression affects more than 16 million people in this country and there’s like, no cure, per se, but for anyone dealing with it there are treatments that can help,” the comedian, 23, began.

“First of all, if you think you’re depressed, see a doctor and talk with him about medication and also, be healthy. Eating right and exercise can make a HUGE difference,” Davidson continued.

“And finally, if you are in the cast of a late-night comedy show, it might help if…click here to continue reading