Comedian Pete Davidson has had to withdraw from space travel after Blue Origin moved its departure date from next week to the end of the month.
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Pete Davidson’s much-anticipated trip to space aboard Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is no longer operational.
The Saturday Night Live star, 28, was only confirmed to get a seat on the rocket on Wednesday but the change to the launch date has affected his plans.
The comic is ready to follow Star Trek actor William Shatner and TV personality Michael Strahan aboard the 20th flight as part of the New Shepard show on March 23.
However, late on Thursday, the launch date was moved to Tuesday, March 29 – a date that no longer suits Kim Kardashian’s new bride.
Blue Origin issued a date change notice, saying: “Blue Origin’s 20th flight to New Shepard has moved to Tuesday, March 29.
“Pete Davidson can no longer join the NS-20 crew on this mission. We will be announcing a sixth crew member in the coming days.”
This announcement came as a surprise to many as the original launch date was so close.
While Pete’s reason for not joining was not announced, the comedian has been heavily involved in a number of late projects and it’s likely that it simply doesn’t fit into his busy schedule.
Other passengers still on the mission include Party America CEO Marty Allen, husband and wife duo Sharon and Marc Hagle, entrepreneurs Jim Kitchen and Dr. George Nield, Business Space Technologies Prez.
It could have been the perfect way for Pete to step away from the latest Kanye West drama as possible.
Pete – or “Skete” as Kanye, 44, has labeled him – has been a constant target of the rapper in recent months after he began dating Kim, 41.
Kanye and Kim share four children, North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm.
Earlier this week, Pete Davidson allegedly sent the rapper a series of messages trying to end the story.
However, when the texts – including a picture of Pete – were leaked, eagle-eyed fans spotted what appeared to be a tattoo of Kim’s name on his chest.
Kim later revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that her boyfriend took a hot iron and stuck her name on his chest.
She also confided that her new man of five months has had more than three tattoos inspired by her, including one that reads “My girl is a lawyer”.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/pete-davidson-pulls-out-travelling-26497637 Pete Davidson retires from space travel with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin