Cazzie David ‘Woke up Screaming in Agony’ After Pete Davidson ‘Dumped Her’ for Ariana Grande

Writer Cazzie David has remained out of sight for much of her life, despite her famous father, the comedian Larry David. But her relationship with Pete Davidson she won her attention – especially when they broke up, and immediately started dating Ariana Grande. This is how David got his new girlfriend at the time.

Cazzie David with the date Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson and Cazzie David will attend Rob Lowe’s Comedy Central Roast at Sony Studios on August 27, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.
Pete Davidson and Cazzie David will attend Rob Lowe’s Comedy Central Roast at Sony Studios on August 27, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. | Jason LaVeris / FilmMagic

The writer began dating the comedian in 2016. They attended a number of events together, including the Rob Lowe’s Medium Comedy Roast (where Davidson spoke) and the MTV Video Music Awards 2017. Reportedly praised her at one point. But she turned it down, as stated in a Saturday Night Live sketch.

In the book of David’s essays, No one asked for this, she writes that they were “infatuated” together (through LA Times). Davidson received many tattoos in his honor, including his face on his arm. However, they had the issues. And David was “afraid to put an end to it” because of examples of “self-harm and suicide threats” on Davidson’s side.

Davidson and Ariana Grande joined in 2018

Pete Davidson (C) and Ariana Grande (R) will attend the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018, in New York City.
Pete Davidson (C) and Ariana Grande (R) will attend the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018, in New York City. | Jeff Kravitz / FilmMagic

From an outside perspective, there seemed to be no shift from Davidson’s relationship with David to his with Grande. One day, he and David were together. Next, he was looked out for by Grande. The singer and the SNL a star became involved after just a few weeks of going backwards.

Over the next few months, the two stars talked about each other on talk shows, but most of what the public learned came through their active presence on social media. In October 2020, following the death of Grande’s ex-girlfriend, Mac Miller, she and Davidson ended their engagement.

David reveals what really happened

Cazzie David will attend the HBO Post-Emmy Awards ceremony on September 17, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.
Cazzie David will attend the HBO Post-Emmy Awards ceremony on September 17, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. | Michael Tran / FilmMagic

The move was not smooth at David’s end. She writes that she was the one who broke things off. But she regretted her decision just a few days later. Davidson, now “the happiest he’s ever been,” officially said he was “dumped” by text. But it was seeing Grande all over Instagram that hit David hardest.

Not only did Grande ‘s fans impress her, but she was saddened to see her ex “fall in love” with the artist – let alone see has covered his tattoos. Her father was there for him, including when she woke up “screaming in grief” one day.

Are David and Davidson on good terms now?

Cazzie David and Pete Davidson will attend the premiere of Season 9 ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ after the party on September 27, 2017 in New York City.
Cazzie David and Pete Davidson will attend the Season 9 premiere sequel ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ on September 27, 2017, in New York City. | Jimi Celeste / Patrick McMullan through Getty Images

Now, David remembers the moment as “a very important time in my life. “And writing about it has really bothered me, especially since I talk so much about hating the attention it gave me,” she continued. “But there is nothing worse than what I have already experienced with that. ”

Fortunately, she and Davidson are “now friends again.” Not only did he read the essay, but it earned a place in the book’s recognition. Davidson wrote to him: “Pete. I love you… Your bravery inspires me and your friendship means the world to me. ”

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