7 "SNL" Couples Who Are No Longer Together, Plus 3 Couples Who Met On "SNL" And Are Still Going Strong

In a surprising turn of events, Kim Kardashian West and Pete Davidson were spotted holding hands at Knott's Scary Farm over Halloween weekend. Naturally, people on the internet had a LOT of thoughts about the potential pairing. However, according to People magazine, the pair are just friends.

The hand-holding is not the first time Kim and Pete have cozied up together. They shared an onscreen kiss in an "Aladdin" sketch during Kim's hosting debut on Saturday Night Live.

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It's not so surprising, however, that fans of SNL would jump to conclusions, seeing as how multiple high-profile relationships can be traced back to the show.

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So without further ado, here is a list of celebrities who felt sparks with SNL staffers:

1.Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost on the red carpet

Relationship status: Married.

Colin Jost recalls meeting Scarlett Johansson when she hosted SNL in 2006, his first year as a writer. However, Scarlett told the Hollywood Reporter she first worked with Colin in a 2010 sketch he wrote called "MTV: Maternity Television." The pair were first spotted kissing at the SNL season finale afterparty in 2017, got married in 2021, and just welcomed their first child together.

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2.Dave McCary and Emma Stone

Dave McCary and Emma Stone at a basketball game

Relationship status: Married.

Emma Stone and SNL writer Dave McCary met when she hosted the show in 2016. Emma starred in a segment called "Wells for Boys," which Dave directed. He shared the news of their engagement in a sweet post on Instagram in 2019. The couple welcomed a baby girl in March 2021.

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3.Cazzie David and Pete Davidson

Cazzie and Pete embracing

Relationship status: Not together, and had a very public breakup.

Pete Davidson and Cazzie David met in 2015 when Cazzie's father, Larry David, hosted SNL. They dated for two years before Pete ended the relationship via text message in 2018. Cazzie wrote about the devastating split in her book, No One Asked for This, but it seems the two are on good terms, as Pete was mentioned by name in the dedication section. “Pete. I love you … Your bravery inspires me and your friendship means the world to me," Cazzie wrote.

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4.Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande

Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande holding hands

Relationship status: See "Thank U, Next."

Days after breaking up with Cazzie David, Pete Davidson began seeing Ariana Grande, whom he met on SNL in 2016 when she was a musical guest. They had a whirlwind romance, engagement, and extremely public breakup within a five-month period in 2018.

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5.Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis

Relationship status: Not together.

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis met at an SNL afterparty in 2011. Two years later, they were engaged and later welcomed two children together. In 2020, the couple ended their seven-year engagement. Olivia began dating Harry Styles in early 2021.

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6.Mike O'Brien and Cecily Strong

Mike O'Brien and Cecily Strong on the red carpet

Relationship status: Not together.

Cecily Strong and her fellow Saturday Night Live costar Mike O'Brien began dating in 2014. Cecily was originally hesitant to date a coworker. "But I got the okay from my dad, who is a business professional," she shared with Cosmopolitan. "It happens." The pair reportedly ended their relationship in 2015.

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7.Lindsay Shookus and Ben Affleck

Lindsay Shookus and Ben Affleck sitting together and laughing

Relationship status: Not together.

Ben Affleck began seeing Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus publicly in 2017 before calling it quits in 2018. Prior to their relationship, Ben was married to Jennifer Garner, and Lindsay was married to SNL's Kevin Miller.

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8.Dan Aykroyd and Carrie Fisher

Dan Aykroyd and Carrie Fisher sitting together on "SNL"

Relationship status: Not together, but remained on good terms until she died in 2016.

Dan Aykroyd met Carrie Fisher on Saturday Night Live, but Dan says they fell in love while filming The Blues Brothers. Dan and Carrie were briefly engaged, but she went on to marry musician Paul Simon in 1983 — the same year Dan married Donna Dixon.

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9.Fred Armisen and Elisabeth Moss

Fred Armisen in a suit and tie and Elisabeth Moss in an off-the-shoulder dress

Relationship status: Divorced.

Elisabeth Moss and Fred Armisen met in 2008 when Elisabeth made a cameo in a SNL sketch with her Mad Men costar Jon Hamm. After three months of dating, they got engaged, but their marriage lasted less than a year. Elisabeth spoke to Page Six about the divorce: "One of the greatest things I heard someone say about him is, 'He's so great at doing impersonations. But the greatest impersonation he does is that of a normal person.' To me, that sums it up."

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10.And, allegedly, Maya Rudolph and Paul Thomas Anderson

Maya Rudolph and Paul Thomas Anderson on the Oscar's red carpet

Relationship status: Dating since 2001.

Although it's never been confirmed by the couple, fans speculate that they met when Paul's former girlfriend Fiona Apple performed on SNL in 2000. Paul directed a sketch for the episode titled, "FANatic." Regardless of when they met, the SNL legend and Oscar-nominated director have been together for 16-plus years and have four children together.

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