Kanye West has declared Pete Davidson dead at 28 after his widely breakup news with his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian.
West shared and then deleted an edited photo on Instagram of the New York Times front page, with bold text that reads simply: “Skete Davidson dead at age 28.”
West created the “Skete” moniker for Davidson in March, when he was publicly attacking his ex Kardashian’s then-boyfriend on almost a daily basis via Instagram memes and music videos.
But Ye didn’t stop at Davidson: The fine print of the newspaper also pokes fun at former collaborator Kid Cudi, who recently left the Rolling Loud stage midperformance after he was hit with a water bottle by “fans” in the crowd.
The bottom of the front page reads, “Kid Cudi meant to play funeral but fearful of bottle throwers.”
Cudi had stepped in for West as a Rolling Loud headliner after the “Donda” artist bailed at the last minute.
Surprisingly, West then appeared as a special guest during Lil Durk’s set, performing his song “Father Stretch My Hands” (which features Cudi).
Ye deleted the meme hours after posting, reverting his Instagram to its blank slate.