Inside Pete Davidson's $280K broken Staten Island Ferry as fans hope he keeps luxurious Kim Kardashian off busted boat

PETE Davidson bought a $280K broken Staten Island Ferry and fans hope he doesn’t take the luxurious Kim Kardashian off of the busted boat.

The 28-year-old comedian made the big purchase on January 19 in an online auction.

Earlier this week, The New York Post reported that an anonymous bidder spent $280,100 on a broken Staten Island ferry.

According to New York City records, the item was bid on 36 times before Pete won the auction.

The boat- famously known as the John F. Kennedy double ended NYC Staten Island Ferry- was built in Texas in 1965.

Vulture later confirmed that Pete and fellow Saturday Night Live star Colin Jost, 39, purchased the ferry together.

The comedians made the investment with Stand comedy-club co-owner Paul Italia, who placed the winning bid.

A rep for the trio confirmed to Vulture that they plan to rehab the ferry, which used to hold 5,200 people.

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The men want to convert the ferry into a live entertainment space and event venue that will host comedy, art and food events.

Their first task as the boat’s new owners is to find a waterfront home where it will be docked permanently.

The auction listing stated that the boat is in “poor” condition due to “mechanical issues” in its engine, though the new owners won't have much to worry about as it will remain docked as a comedy club.


Both Pete and Colin have history with the particular ferry.

While Colin rode the ferry during his daily commute to high school, the King of Staten Island star rode the boat to attend gigs in Manhattan.

According to Vulture, there is currently no timeline of when the renovations will be complete and the venue will open.

It's not clear how much Pete, Colin and Paul will change about the ferry, though its current design includes numerous rows of wooden benches with blue details, a large deck area and spacious restrooms.

The purchase may not surprise some SNL fans, as both Pete and Colin have been outspoken about their love for their hometown of Staten Island.


However, one person that might not be impressed is Pete's new girlfriend Kim, 41.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians alum is known for her glitzy lifestyle, which is far from Pete's childhood of riding the ferry to travel to the big city.

Many Kardashian fans took to Twitter to share their reactions to Pete's big purchase, as one person wrote: "Pete Davidson bought a Staten Island ferry? Pete's taking Kim on a world tour of Staten Island."

Another added: "If Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian don’t have a 'Never let go Jack' moment on his newly purchased Staten Island Ferry, it’s all for naught."


After being romantically linked in late October, Kim and Pete's romance appears to be heating up as they continue to spend time together.

They have taken their romance all over the world, as they've been spotted going to dinner and a movie in Staten Island, at a Halloween outing at amusement park Knott's Scary Farm in California, at a pajama party with her family.

Kim and Pete even recently spent alone time together when they traveled to the Bahamas for a romantic vacation.

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