Pete Davidson, Kid Cudi

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Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson credits rapper Kid Cudi and his music for saving his life.

Davidson opened up about his struggles with depression on The Breakfast Club Tuesday morning and revealed he "wouldn't be here" if it weren't for Cudi's debut album. "Cudi's the best of all," Davidson said on the radio show. "He saved my life. I would've killed myself if I didn't have Kid Cudi."

The 22-year-old comic began talking about Cudi after he was asked who was his favorite musician. After naming the 32-year-old rapper, the group discussed Cudi's recent revelations about checking himself into rehab for "depression and suicidal thoughts." 

Davidson admitted that Cudi's music has gotten him through some of the darkest moments of his life. "I would've killed myself. Absolutely 100%. I truly believe if Man on the Moon didn't come out, I wouldn't be here," he said.

Davidson also said that Cudi's admission made him feel better about his rocky times. "It's kind of comforting to know your hero goes through the same stuff you do," he confessed. "I think that's why a lot of kids my age can relate to Cudi and people love him so much is because he's a very emotional dude."

The funnyman recently worked with Cudi on promos for his upcoming stand-up special and said he still keeps in touch with the "Day 'N' Nite" rapper while he seeks treatment. "I texted with him last Monday, and he's in really good spirits," Davidson shared. "I think I might go see him next week. But he's in a good place."

Cleveland native Cudi announced the news of his treatment on Facebook.

"I am not at peace. I haven't been since you've known me. If I didn't come here, I would've done something to myself. I simply am a damaged human swimming in a pool of emotions everyday of my life," he wrote. "Theres a ragin violent storm inside of my heart at all times. Idk what peace feels like. Idk how to relax. My anxiety and depression have ruled my life for as long as I can remember and I never leave the house because of it."

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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