Pete Davidson finds Kanye West burying his caricature in video 'hysterical'

Pete Davidson has reportedly reacted to his cameo in Kanye West’s new music video, and he doesn’t seem too bothered.

The rapper, 44, sparked controversy this month when he released the video for new track Eazy from the long-awaited Donda 2 album.

Kanye has well-publicised beef with Saturday Night Live comedian Pete, namely because the 28-year-old is currently in a relationship with Ye’s ex, Kim Kardashian.

The fairly one-sided feud has escalated in recent weeks, with Kanye posting a series of angry messages on Instagram about the comedian and begging for Kim back amid their divorce.

And this culminated in a stop-motion animated video that saw Kanye bury a cartoon Pete alive.

While many were, fairly understandably, horrified by the violent video and perceived threat to the comedian, Pete appears a bit more laidback about it all.

A source close to Pete told Entertainment Tonight that the SNL star actually finds ‘the fact that Kanye included a cartoon version of him in his music video hysterical’.

‘He is almost flattered by it all because it is so ridiculous to him.’

They added that Pete is ‘not threatened by Kanye in any way, shape or form.’

In fact, the source suggests Kanye may be making Pete and Kim’s relationship -and Pete’s career – stronger with his antics.

While Pete may be taking it all in his stride, Kanye’s video raised eyebrows (to say the least) among the public upon its release.

‘God saved me from the crash, just so I can beat Pete Davidson’s ass,’ Kanye raps as a cartoon version of him drags what appears to be a restrained Pete with a bag over his head.

The musician then removes the bag from Pete, whose body is in the ground, and sprinkles seeds over his head. 

The video was slammed as ‘disgusting’ by some viewers, with one person calling it ‘vile and so uncomfortable to witness’.

Kanye’s estranged wife, Kim, also made her feelings on the video clear, as she liked a tweet from James Gunn which defended her boyfriend.

The Suicide Squad director wrote on social media: ‘For the record, Pete Davidson is one of the nicest, sweetest guys I know. 

‘A truly generous, tender & funny spirit, he treats everyone around him with respect.’

Metro.co.uk has reached out to reps for Pete for comment.

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