Class act! Dan Crenshaw reached out to Pete Davidson personally in his moment of suicidal despair

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Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw proved again what a man of honor he is as he reached out to the comedian who once mocked him.

The Texas Republican made a call to “Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson following a disturbing message he posted on his Instagram account, which has since been deleted.

Crenshaw talked to Davidson “personally” after he posted, “I don’t want to be on this Earth anymore,” over the weekend. The newly-elected lawmaker told local-news station KPRC2 in Houston that he reached out to the 25-year-old comic to make sure he was all right and to offer advice.

The 34-year-old former Navy SEAL advised Davidson to find his purpose in life and to “know that you have value and you do more good than you realize for people.”

He makes people laugh,” Crenshaw added. “Sometimes he makes people mad. But he makes people laugh a lot. It was a good conversation.”

The veteran was the target of Davidson’s mocking last month as the comedian insulted Crenshaw’s injury which he sustained when a bomb went off while he was serving in Afghanistan, costing him his right eye. After fierce backlash over the segment, Davidson came face-to-face with Crenshaw when the lawmaker made a surprise appearance on “Saturday Night Live.”

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Davidson apologized for his remarks and personally apologized to Crenshaw on the air.

Following this past weekend’s alarming post online and completely deleting his Instagram account, police reportedly came to Davidson’s home to check on him. He had recently broken up with former fiancé, singer Ariana Grande.

“We don’t go back very far. We’re not good friends. But I think he appreciated hearing from me,” Crenshaw told KPRC2.  “I told him everyone had a purpose in this world. God put you here for a reason. It’s your job to find that purpose. And you should live that way.”

He also revealed that he told Davidson to embrace his “value.”

“Especially a guy like that. Sometimes he makes people laugh, sometimes makes people mad. But he makes people laugh a lot. It was a good conversation,” Crenshaw said.

The incoming congressman earned kudos on social media for his act of compassion.


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