Pete Davidson has officially closed the Kim Kardashian chapter of his life. The comedian is in the process of removing the tattoos he got while dating the SKIMS founder and reality star, and some are already gone.
As noted by People, many of Pete's Kim-centric tattoos were nowhere in sight when the actor was snapped enjoying a beach trip with Chase Sui Wonders. His collarbone and neck area are completely bare of the small odes to Kim and her family, including the infamous "My Girl is a Lawyer" and the "KNSCP" initials, as well as the lowercase "Aladdin and Jasmine" reference to their SNL appearance. The "branding" of Kim's name also appears to be on its way out; you can't see it on his chest, leading us to believe that it has also been removed. (How do you remove a branding, though?)
Pete's tattoo removal has been a bit of a process. In the fall of 2022, fans speculated that the ink wasn't long for this world when Pete was spotted wearing a bandage where the "lawyer" tattoo was.
Pete seems to use body art almost like a journal to mark significant moments in his life; he's gotten countless tattoos while in high-profile relationships, including those dedicated to former fianceé Ariana Grande. However, the SNL star has previously shared that he's removing many of his tattoos in part because it's a pain to cover them all up for acting roles. He's removed a good amount, including those dedicated to Kim and Ariana, but keeps adding new designs, so the progress report on that project is unclear. (If you look at the photos from his beach trip, you can see that plenty of other tattoos are faded too, including the Ruth Bader Ginsburg portrait near his shoulder.)
Despite the fact that some of his most prominent tattoos are now disappearing, Pete's tattoo collection will continue to be an important clue to guess what's going on in his personal life, not to mention a compelling case for tattoo removal services!
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