Pete Davidson plans to remove all of his tattoos by the time he’s 30

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Pete Davidson has revealed he wants to remove his giant ink collection by the time he turns 30 because he's tired of having to cover them up while he's filming.

The SNL star, 27, reportedly had a total of 100 tattoos and has already started the painful process of getting them removed using laser treatment.

The comedian, who is dating Bridgerton actress Phoebe Dynevor, revealed it takes him a month to heal from each "burning" session.

Speaking to the People, Pete said: “I get my next treatment [in] like a month or so.

"They said by the time I’m 30, they should all be gone. So they got, like, two more years left of this.”

Referring to what "this" entails, the comic explained the eye-watering removal process on Late Night With Seth Meyers in May, revealing: “Burning them off is worse than getting them, because not only are they burning off your skin, but you’re wearing these big goggles, right?

“So you can’t see anything, and the doctor’s in there with you."

The star has previously said he decided to remove his tattoos because they take three hours to cover up when he's filming.

Pete's impressive ink collection includes a whole smorgasbord of characters, including politicians, Willy Wonka and his late father Scott Davidson, a firefighter who died on 9/11.

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As for why the star decided to get so many tattoos he told Inked magazine in 2019: “It’s just a release … When [I’m] so manic and upset, sometimes that’s the only thing that will work for me.”

Pete Davidson is getting rid of his huge tattoo collection
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Pete has had high-profile struggle with his mental health, revealing in January that he felt relieved when he was finally diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder.

The comedian received his diagnosis in 2017 after years of struggling with his mood.

Speaking to Glenn Close for Variety's Actors On Actors series, he recalled the relief he felt when he was told by medics about his condition.

It came years after feeling 'confused' after struggling to find the right doctors who knew about the condition.

SNL star Pete is known for sinking the ink
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Speaking with The Stepford Wives actress on video chat, Pete opened up about struggling prior to his diagnosis.

"I was always just so confused all the time, and just thought something was wrong and didn't know how to deal with it," he told Glenn.

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Pete's physician finally helped him determine the diagnosis in 2017, much to his relief at the time.

The funnyman added: "When somebody finally tells you, the weight of the world feels lifted off your shoulders. You feel so much better."

Pete is now said to be dating Bridgerton star Phobe Dynevor
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"One of my psychiatrists [diagnosed me]. He was always saying before this big meltdown, "You're probably bipolar or borderline, we're just going to have to figure it out," he also said in the past.

Prior to receiving his diagnosis in 2017, Pete revealed that he had checked into a rehab facility to support with his mental struggle.