鈥淪aturday Night Live鈥?stars and Shaolin natives Pete Davidson and Colin Jost arebehind the mysterious purchase at auction of the John F. Kennedy, a decommissioned ferry boat. The pair, in partnership with Manhattan real estate broker and comedy club owner Paul Italia, spent $280,000 to purchase a boat that most ride for free.
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What boat did Pete Davidson buy in Staten Island?
Staten Islanders and 鈥淪NL鈥?co-workers Pete Davidson and Colin Jost are taking their hometown pride to a new level, as the two just bought a decommissioned Staten Island Ferry boat. NBC News confirmed the purchase, which was made at auction for $280,100 by Davidson, Jost and real estate agent Paul Italia.
Do Pete Davidson and Colin Jost own the Staten Island Ferry?
Team Up to Buy Old Staten Island Ferry Just a couple o’ Staten Island guys making good — Pete Davidson and Colin Jost are now the proud owners of the very ferry they used to ride into Manhattan before they were famous, and they’ve got big plans for it.
Who is guy who just bought a ferry on 鈥楽aturday Night Live鈥?
With that, Jost brought out Davidson as 鈥淕uy Who Just Bought a Ferry,鈥?to talk about the deal. Of course, Davidson was excited, joking that they had bought 鈥渢he windowless van of the sea.鈥?But that was pretty much the last serious moment Davidson had during the sketch, which you can watch in the video above.
Who bought the ferry in San Francisco?
Vulture has learned that the buyers were in fact Saturday Night Live 鈥檚 Jost and Davidson, investing along with the Stand comedy-club co-owner Paul Italia, who placed the bid. A rep for the group confirmed that the three plan to rehab the former 5,200-person capacity ferry into a live entertainment space and event venue with comedy, art, and food.