'SNL': Pete Davidson's Apology to Congressman-Elect Dan Crenshaw Draws Mixed Reaction on Twitter

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Saturday Night LiveCongressman-elect & Navy Veteran Dan Crenshaw, Pete Davidson, Anchor Colin Jost, and Anchor Michael Che during "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live in Studio 8H on Nov. 10, 2018.

Saturday Night Live comedian Pete Davidson's recent apology to Congressman-elect Dan Crenshaw over controversial jokes he made about the war veteran's eye patch is drawing mixed reactions on Twitter.

On Saturday (Nov. 10), Davidson appeared on SNL's "Weekend Update" to apologize for previously making fun of the former Navy SEAL, who lost an eye in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan in 2012. 

"For one day, Republicans and Democrats agreed on one thing: I'm a dick," Davidson said during his apology on "Weekend Update," the same segment where he initially mocked Crenshaw.

Crenshaw then made a surprise appearance on "Weekend Update" to personally accept Davidson's apology. The congressman-elect got some payback by trolling Davidson with a ringtone of a new song by the comedian's ex-girlfriend, Ariana Grande.

Despite his best effort to straighten out the situation, Davidson still received some major pushback from SNL viewers on Twitter. Others, however, found the comedian's apology sincere and praised him for being mature about the situation.

See the mixed reactions to Davidson's apology below.


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