With underage sexual assault allegations continuing to pile up against an increasingly unhinged R. Kelly, Pete Davidson knows there’s a fuzzy line between having a moral compass and still wanting to crank up your speakers for maximum Chocolate Factory jamming on a Friday night. And that’s alright, he insists, as long as you size yourself up in the mirror and admit some things first. “All I’m saying is pretending these people never existed is maybe not the solution,” he explained on Weekend Update. “The rule should be, you can appreciate their work but only if you admit what they did. You can buy a Mustang but have to say, Henry Ford hated the Jews as you buckle in. If it’s that important to you, at least own it.”
This ideology applies to the oeuvres of Michael Jackson, Kevin Spacey, or any other pop culture figure plagued by serious allegations of late. “Here’s my plan and hopefully you guys like it,” Davidson continued. “Every time any of us listen to a song or watch a movie made by an accused serial predator, you have to gave a dollar to charity that helps sexual assault survivors. I’ve already donated $142 and that’s just from ‘Ignition (Remix)’ alone.” Still, if you want to pretend these people never existed, Spotify can help with that.