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“It’s annoying because he’s really attractive and talented,” the 27-year-old comedian told Gold Derby on Monday.
“Usually you’re only allowed one, like I am. And I don’t know which one it is,” he continued. “It’s debatable on both sides.”
The “Lady Bird” actor, 25, made his “SNL” hosting debut on season 46’s holiday episode.
Davidson initially crossed paths with Chalamet through their mutual friend, rapper Kid Cudi. But it wasn’t until they worked together at Studio 8H, however, that they really clicked.
“He’s just one of those people that you’re like, ‘What the f— is up with this kid?'” Davidson said. “Then you meet him and you’re like, ‘Oh yeah, I get it. Charming, nice, talented — OK I get it.'”
The comedian described Chalamet as “super easy to work with” and said he “really turned it on and took everything super seriously” when it came to his performance. And compared with some of the show’s other big-name celebrity hosts, the “Call Me by Your Name” actor stood out to Davidson.
“Most people that come do the show are always on their best behavior, but you can tell when it’s genuine or when it’s phoned it,” the “King of Staten Island” lead explained, adding, “He was definitely one of the more genuine ones.”
The “SNL” cast and crew wrapped up its 46th season in late May.
The show, hosted that evening by actress Anya Taylor-Joy with musical guest Lil Nas X, invited a full studio audience to its home in 30 Rockefeller Plaza for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.
“It made me very emotional to be able to perform in front of a full crowd again,” Davidson told Gold Derby, adding that season 46 was his “favorite” one so far.
“I wasn’t ready for the season to end yet because I was really having so much fun,” he said.