Saturday Night Live comic Pete Davidson has revealed that he used to masturbate to Leonardo DiCaprio.

The SNL star, who previously dated Ariana Grande, spoke about his admiration for DiCaprio in an interview with 13 Reasons Why star Tommy Dorfman for PAPER magazine.

In a discussion about his status as a surprise sex symbol, Davidson revealed: “I used to jerk off to Leonardo DiCaprio… Uhh, like his acting.”

He added: “I used to have a HUGE crush on Leonardo DiCaprio.

“I had this huge poster of him from The Beach in my room, and there used to be, like, Leo ‘love books’.

“Like, right when Titanic came out [when I was] in like third or fourth grade, he was just like, ‘teen milk.’

“There were love books and I had all of them. He was the coolest.”

Look, do we really need an excuse to include a photo of Leo in Titanic? (Paramount)

He added of his later encounters with DiCaprio: “I’ve met him twice and I’ve just shaken hands and run away fast.”

Presumably he washed his hands first.

Pete Davidson was first person in his family with gay friends

Davidson also revealed that he was “the first person in my family to have gay friends” because his relatives were “raised Catholic and old-school.”

He added: “Well, nothing’s cooler to me than seeing my friends crush it. I also have the most talented friends ever.

“And I think my friends are a good reflection of me… anybody that I f**k with is sweet and morally sound, you know?

“I find it super weird that it’s weird that a straight dude has gay friends… like, some straight dudes do have gay friends, but like they make like a big show of it as opposed to them genuinely being a friend.”

Pop stars ‘use gay men as props’

Dorfman compared it to the way “some pop stars use gay people,” to which Davidson replied: “I really feel like I have to be careful when I’m saying this, but I do feel like a lot of women in entertainment use gay men as props.

Pete Davidson with Tommy Dorfman (Bauzen/GC Images)

“If you really listen to any of the songs that they’re doing, or any of the things that they’re doing, it’s to promote them[selves]. It’s rarely for the LGBT community. It’s to make them look good. Like, how cool they are that they’re hanging out with gay people.

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