Pete Davidson Compares R. Kelly's Sexual Allegations to Catholic Church's Child Abuse Scandal

Updated On 11 Mar, 2019 Published On

Pete Davidson compared the allegations against R. Kelly to be similar to that of the Catholic Church’s child abuse scandals on Saturday, 9th March 2019.

In the Weekly Update's segment on the 9th March, Pete Davidson started the show by calling R. Kelly a monster.

Davidson said that Kelly should be in jail and compared his crimes to be similar to that sexual child abuses by the Catholic churches.

He stated that being an R. Kelly fan is equal to being the supporter of the Catholic Church and that the only difference between the two is that one makes better music. 

Pete Davidson's comments and sarcasm was well received by the audiences and filled the show with laughter.

He further went on to appeal to the fans to stop listening to music made by Kelly and Michael Jackson, who despite having a string of hit were also certified pedophiles, which can now be seen in Leaving Neverland, an HBO documentary.

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Davidson further went on that it wasn't an easy decision to do so and also added that people were upset because it was Michael Jackson and R. Kelly who actually made good music.

Pete joke that had it been Macklemore who was arrested for the charges then Davidson would have eagerly cleared up his phone space.

R. Kelly was recently set free from the County Cook Jail after being arrested for not being able to pay $161,633 as child support to his ex-wife Drea Kelly.