Pete Davidson has been putting himself first after his break up with Kim Kardashian that took place earlier this month.
The comedian and reality star, 41, publicly confirmed their relationship in November 2021, but called it quits after nine months of dating.
A source close to the Saturday Night Live star, 28, recently explained to Us Weekly that, ‘Pete is focusing on himself and his career right now and trying to make himself happy.’
Working on himself: Pete Davidson, 28, has been focusing on his own work and happiness following his split from Kim Kardashian, 41; pictured in May at the MET Gala in New York City
The Rookie actor has been putting his spare time into focusing on his own work and projects.
‘He’s got a huge career ahead of him and has a ton of irons in the fire post-SNL,’ the insider informed the entertainment publication.
It was confirmed that the season 47 finale, which aired in May of this year, was his last episode on the show.
The source further explained that he has new goals for his future. ‘He has a hugely ambitious streak. Pete wants to continue his standup comedy routine, challenge himself with new acting roles.’
‘He enjoyed the experience in Australia a lot, really bonded with the cast and crew and is excited about the future,’ the insider added.
Split: The two stars met on the set of Saturday Night Live in October 2021, and one month later, were seen publicly showing their affection for each other, but split earlier this month in August; seen in April together
The source added to Us Weekly that Pete will not have a problem diving into another relationship when he is ready to take that step.
‘Pete’s a charming guy with bags of confidence and humor, plus he’s also super intelligent and a great listener.’
‘It’s not all that surprising to the folks who know him that he’s such a hit with the ladies,’ the insider explained.
News that the Bodies Bodies Bodies star has been focusing on his own happiness has come after a separate source informed E! News that Kim is ready to enter the dating scene once again.
‘Kim’s expressed she’s ready to date but it has to be the right person who understands her life. She isn’t compromising her freedom right now.’
On good terms: When the couple decided to go their separate ways, the two stars split amicably and on good terms; seen together at the 2022 MET Gala
Career is number one: Following his break up, Pete is ‘focusing on himself and his career right now’; seen in 2021
Sparks initially flew when Pete and Kim crossed paths when the TV personality was a gust star on an episode of Saturday Night Live in October 2021.
The two shared a quick kiss while acting out the roles of Jasmine and Aladdin on a magic carpet ride.
One month later in November, the pair were spotted out together and did not hide their feelings or affection for each other.
However, nine months later, the two decided to end their budding relationship due to a few contributing factors.
Before their split, the comedian had been working abroad in Australia to film his latest movie, Wizards!, prompting the couple to keep in touch through long distance.
Struggles: Kim and Pete were staying in contact through long distance when the comedian was in Australia to film his latest movie shortly before their split; pictured together in May of this year at the 2022 MET Gala
Still respectful: Despite their sudden split earlier in August, a source expressed that Kim and Pete still have ‘a lot of love and respect for each other’; seen in 2020 in New York City
Busy babe: Kim has been doing well on her own; she recently starred in a Beats ad
Despite the two being on two different sides of the globe, a source at the time stated to Us Weekly that Pete and Kim were, ‘still very smitten with each other and can’t wait until they’re in the same place again.
However, even though the busy stars attempted to stay in ‘constant communication,’ it wasn’t enough.
After their sudden break up, a source close to the now exes, explained to E! News that they are still on good terms, and that they have ‘a lot of love and respect for each other.’