Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson's relationship timeline is so sweet.
Kim And Pete’s Relationship Timeline Is Bittersweet


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The King of Staten Island and the Queen of Calabasas was the couple that no one (least of all Kanye West) saw coming. But once things got started, no one saw Kete ending either (OK, except for maybe Kanye). The couple certainly gave fans plenty to talk about — from spontaneous cross-country trips to Pete Davidson literally branding himself with Kim Kardashian’s name. Kim and Pete dated from October 2021 to August 2022, and their relationship timeline is proof that romance happens — and fades — when you least expect it.

“It feels good to have someone that you can really laugh with and just be yourself with,” Kim said on a June 21 episode of the Today Show. “Someone that really supports you, but is fun and happy... it’s great.” It really was... until Kim reportedly decided she wasn’t “willing to settle down with him just yet” in August. Oof. Thinking of you, Pete.

Look, it was a beautiful nine months. Kim and Pete were seriously cute together, and there’s no doubt Kete stans everywhere will be mourning this unlikely love story for quite some time. But hey, ‘tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all! And who knows? The future might hold an epic Kete reunion. For now though, let’s get emo and reminisce this iconic relationship.

September 2021: They Saw Each Other At The Met Gala
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Kim and Pete’s romance really took off after her hosting gig at SNL, but there were some flirty feelers before that. Apparently, Pete approached Kim at the Met Gala and offered to give her his number in case she needed any pointers ahead of her SNL debut.

And apparently, he had been asking around about her for a while before that. At the time, however, Kim’s gloved ensemble prevented her from taking his number. “I was like, ‘Oh, I have gloves, and I can’t.’ And he was like, ‘All right, cool,’ and walked away. But I was going to be like, ‘Oh, you can take mine,’” she explained on the Not Skinny But Not Fat podcast.

OK, so they left things on a slightly awkward note, but it wasn’t long before a real romance started.

October 2021: They Kissed On Saturday Night Live

Though the awkward Met Gala moment meant that Pete didn’t end up texting Kim any pre-SNL advice, she still aced her episode as host. Plus, there was one skit in particular that ushered Kete into ~a whole new world~. While acting as Aladdin and Jasmine, the duo shared a stage kiss, aka their first kiss, that Kim later described as having a “zing.”

October 2021: They Were Spotted Holding Hands

Kim and Pete had their first public date at a Halloween-themed amusement park called Knott’s Scary Farm. (Apparently, their real first date was a chill hang at the Beverly Hills Hotel.) In some photos of the rides, they were even spotted holding hands. Though a source claimed the two were “just friends,” things got more romantic pretty quickly.

January 2022: They Took A Couples Trip

The romance rumors surrounding Kim and Pete got a little more legit when the duo was spotted in the Bahamas on vacation together. And per her March 2022 cover story with Vogue, the trip inspired a new sense of freedom. Apparently, the person she was with (aka Pete) threw their phones into the ocean.

“I was in the Bahamas, and the people I was with said, ‘We’re on f*cking vacation. We haven’t been on vacation in a long time.’ And then they threw their phones in the ocean,” she said of her companion. Who knew a wet phone would win Kim’s heart?

March 2022: Pete Texted Kanye

Kanye was not happy about the budding romance, and he didn’t shy away from complaining about it on Instagram. Eventually, Pete decided to step in and send Ye a message — one he wasn’t too happy about receiving. Besides defending Kim, Pete also made a point to say that he was “in bed with [Kanye’s] wife.” Oof.

March 2022: They Went IG Official

On March 11, 2022, Kim gave her Instagram followers what they’d been desperately waiting for: Kete pics. Though they weren’t the clearest pictures in the world, they finally confirmed the duo’s budding relationship.

March 2022: Kim Revealed That Pete Got Her Name Branded

Apparently, getting a tattoo for your girlfriend is sooo last year. To step things up, Pete decided to get Kim’s name branded on his chest. You could kind of see it in the selfie he sent to Ye, but it wasn’t until Kim appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on March 17 that fans realized it wasn’t just another tattoo.

April 2022: They Met Each Other’s Families
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Though Pete had already met Kim’s sisters — Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker were actually with them at Knott’s Scary Farms — it took some time for Kim to introduce him to her children.

But on April 6, Page Six shared a video of Pete with North West. And reports from April 4 claim that Kim also met Pete’s family; she was reportedly introduced to his grandparents during a trip to Staten Island.

May 2022: Kete Had Date Night At The Met Gala
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These two might’ve been the most highly anticipated couple at the 2022 Met Gala, but they kept everyone waiting for their grand entrance. Kim and Pete were the last celebs to grace the carpet (obviously.)

The Kardashians star made a pretty bold (see: controversial) fashion choice. She wore the dress that Marilyn Monroe wore when she sang “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy in back in 1962. Pete sported a classic tuxedo that didn’t particularly scream “America: An Anthology of Fashion.”

Both halves of Kete looked totally in-character, and they also looked totally in love all night.

June 2022: Kim Dished On Pete’s BDE During A Kardashians Confessional
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On a June 2 episode of The Kardashians, Kim dished on asking an SNL producer for Pete’s number. She spilled about Kete’s beginnings during a confessional. “I was just thinking... [I], like, heard about this BDE. I need to get out there... I just need to jumpstart... I was basically DTF.” Little did she know how much further things would go...

August 2022: Their LDR Relationship Was Going Strong
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Pete took a little ~business trip~ to Australia to film his new movie, Wizards!. Despite being so far apart, the couple reportedly thrived during long-distance.

An insider told E! that the distance “hasn’t been an issue,” and “when they are apart, they are in constant communication.” Apparently, the couple always FaceTimed and talked on the phone whenever they had a free moment.

August 2022: They Reportedly Broke Up 💔
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It turns out long distance didn’t work so great, after all. On Aug. 5, a source told Page Six that the couple had broken up after nine months together. “Pete is 28, and Kim is 41 — they are just in very different places at the moment,” the source said. Pete reportedly wanted to be “spontaneous” and see each other last-minute, while Kim needed to “focus on the kids.”

And it reportedly wasn’t just practical... or even mutual. Entertainment Tonight reported that things were starting to “fizzle out” because Kim didn’t want to get too serious with Pete. Big oof.

August 2022: Kanye Reacted To Kete’s Breakup
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I could’ve predicted this one, TBH. Kanye made his opinions about Kete’s reported breakup very clear throughout all nine months. Of course, he had more thoughts after the split rumors, too.

On Aug. 8, the Donda rapper shared a fake New York Times headline on Insta that read: “Skete Davidson Dead At 28.” Yikes. A source told Page Six that Kim was not happy about the post. The SKIMS founder reportedly felt “livid and incredibly upset.” Don’t blame her.

RIP Kete 💔.

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