Bill Hader discusses 'SNL' newbie Pete Davidson, his own hosting debut

September 29, 2014 6:35 PM

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Bill Hader discusses 'SNL' newbie Pete Davidson, his own hosting debut

Over the weekend, all SNL-conscious beings were alerted to the presence of Pete Davidson, who made a big first impression during his first night on the show. And while we already know a fair amount about the 20-year-old Staten Island native, this morning Bill Hader—the alum who’ll be returning as host Oct. 11—told us a little bit more about Davidson’s SNL origin story.

“Pete Davidson—he’s in the movie Trainwreck,” Hader said, referring to the upcoming Judd Apatow-directed, Amy Schumer-starring comedy. “He has a small part in it. I told Lorne Michaels about him, said he was really funny. And then they auditioned him for a piece, and Lorne called me to say Pete got ...

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