Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson stepped out in sneakers and couture and made their debut on the red carpet as a couple at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, DC, on Saturday.
With the Met Gala days gone and the splashy premiere of her new reality series behind, the two could have chosen any high-profile event for what is likely to be their most Googled photo shoot.
But like their romance, Kardashian and Davidson continue to surprise. The couple arrived hand in hand at the annual gala to celebrate the work of White House journalists and others in the media.
The reality TV star was reportedly invited by ABC, per People, when her famous family’s new series “The Kardashians” was recently launched on Hulu – both owned and operated by Disney – while the “Saturday Night Live” comedian participated as her guest .
Kardashian arrived in a glittering sleeveless silver couture dress from her latest fashion house, Balenciaga; it had a high neckline and a short train. She paired the ensemble with glittering jewelry accents thanks to Lorraine Schwartz and got her dark locks smoothed back into a wet hair look.
Davidson complimented her style without compromising on her own and attended the event in a black Prada suit and Vans sneakers with laces. He ended the classic-with-a-twist look with matching sunglasses that he wore all evening, according to People.
The event, which has not been held in two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, also attracted a handful of other celebrities, including Brooke Shields, Drew Barrymore, Martha Stewart and Leslie Jordan, who mingled with journalists and politicians, including President Joe Biden, who took a shot at Donald Trump as he began his remarks. This year’s event hosted Trevor Noah.
Kardashian, who has become more and more vocal about his political convictions amid his continued advocacy of criminal justice reform, previously attended the White House correspondent’s dinner with his mother, Kris Jenner, in 2012.
She entered into a controversial partnership with Trump to help secure the pardon of nonviolent offenders and spoke with him in the White House back in 2019 to announce the launch of a carpool partnership created to help people find jobs after have been released from prison.
By posting some behind-the-scenes photos from Saturday night on Instagram, Kardashian subtitled photos with “White House your yours.”
Kardashian’s romance with Davidson blossomed this fall after her host debut on “Saturday Night Live” in October and has only become more serious in recent months.
The duo have become more and more public with their relationship: Davidson attended the premiere of Kardashian’s new show last month, but jumped across the carpet. Weeks later, beauty mogul Davidson supported at the 2022 Mark Twain Award ceremony, where the comedian gave a speech to celebrate honored Jon Stewart.
As for their future together, Kardashian recently said she is “very happy and very happy” with Davidson after her controversial split with ex-husband Kanye West.
“I mean, I’m kind of a girl, for sure,” she said in an interview with ABC News host Robin Roberts last month. “And I would not be with anyone if I did not intend to spend much of my time with them. Obviously I want to take my time, but I’m very happy and very satisfied, and that’s how it is. a good feeling just to be at peace. ”