Say what you will about Pete Davidson, but few have contributed more (raw material) to Internet humor in recent years with the perfect mix of goofiness and pure, unmitigated BDE.
Davidson was recently spotted cuddling and furiously locking lips with his new girlfriend as of early February, British actress-model Kate Beckinsale's mouth at a Rangers Game at Madison Square Garden. The pair sucked face like teenagers in a closet, like they were cosplaying TheNotebook rain scene, like they'd just discovered they had mouths, like it was the end of the world and, notably, like Antoni Porowski wasn't sitting right next to them.
Poor Antoni. He's just extremely successful, chiseled yet approachable gay man who decided unwisely to attend a sports game. He did not deserve to have to sit for four whole quarters (?) of that game in the third-wheeling splash zone of such a juvenile, apocalyptic display of heterosexuality.
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The void of his gently creased brow and expression of existential anxiety and extreme discomfort is... relatable. As such, the resulting viral paparazzi shot (which forced has culture writers across the globe to concoct newly inane synonyms for "make out") is a meme template hand straight down from God.
As of late, Pete's romantic life is a gift that just keeps giving. After his rise to tabloid stardom via an unexpected engagement to Ariana Grande and their subsequent break up, the comic quickly rebounded with Beckinsale, with whom things are obviously going extremely well. However, the MVP (pardon my sports reference!) of this particular meme is obviously Antoni. Christ-like in his own way, he sacrificed himself to give us this holy masterpiece of anxiety memes, and for that we're so grateful. But even so, it doesn't seem like Pete's PDA is actually a big deal, as Antoni himself is still happy to call "Petey," is his "frahnd."
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