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Since you asked!

Pete Davidson doesn’t care about the Harry Potter play that’s currently on Broadway. The comedian and Saturday Night Live star told Variety why in a video interview published alongside his September cover profile. (Davidson is one of the mag’s three September cover subjects; the other two are Amandla Stenberg and Shawn Mendes.)

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When asked if he wanted to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, presumably because he’s mentioned liking Harry Potter in past interviews, Davidson said:

“I heard it’s, like, nine hours. And, like, I love Harry Potter, but, like, nine hours is a fucking, like… dude. And it’s a play, you know what I mean? None of them from the movie are in there. It’s just a bunch of other people doing shit… I don’t really give a fuck.”

To be honest, he doesn’t really give a fuck about the books, either:

“I read, like, the first three Harry Potter books. Then the, like, first movie came out, and I was like, I’ll just wait to find out what happens through the movies. I’ll wait seven years… The books are so fucking thick, dude, yeah? Who wants to read? I don’t understand people who get mad at people who don’t read. Like, who wants to read? All your information could be spoken to you.”

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Technically true! All learning styles are valid! Elsewhere in the interview, Davidson talks about how he used to be in tap-dancing school:

“I used to be in tap-dancing school.”

Watch it here.

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