Pete Davidson Jokes About Removing his Tattoos on Late Night With Seth Meyers

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Our favorite funny guy, Pete Davidson appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers and boy was it an episode for the books. The King of Staten Island star got real during his interview and spoke about his career successes. But all the fame came with a price, as Pete has started paying the consequences for some of his past ink choices.

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From stand up comedian to movie star, the 27 year old Staten Island native has had quite the come-up story. His hilarious self-digs and bold roasts have gained him a reputation as a ruthless jokester who doesn't take himself too seriously. And his rise to fame landed him roles in projects including Set It Up and his own Netflix comedy special. And with big names coming to SNL's upcoming episodes, all eyes are on the Davidson.

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The star of the upcoming DC project, The Suicide Squad, broke it down for Meyers, saying he "never thought that [he] would get the opportunity to act." But as the offers rolled in, Pete realized his ink became a problem. "For some reason, people in movies, they don't have [tattoos] that much," he joked with Meyers. So the truth became clear: And Pete started getting them removed. But even with the lasers and discomfort, Pete focused on the funny side of the experience. The comedian shared that he had to give consent for removing each tattoo. "So I'll be sitting there all high off the [nitrous oxide]... And then all of a sudden I'll just hear: 'Are we keeping the Stewie Griffin smoking a blunt?' And then I have to sit there and be like, 'No Dr. G.," he laughed.

Over the years Pete managed to rack up over 100 pieces over the years. And now? Consider him a cautionary tale: "If you're going to get tattoos, just make sure you really, really want it..." he joked. The former Golden Globes host also joined in on the fun, adding "It's not just that one day you'll have them taken off, you will have to have them audibly described to you by a medical professional."

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Looks like we should expect an inkless Davidson on our screens in the future. One thing's for sure, this funny man has no plans on going anywhere. Stick with us for updates on his upcoming film and all things comedy.