Pete Davidson in trauma therapy following Kanye West's social media attacks

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  • Pete Davidson has been in trauma therapy since April.
  • An insider reveals the comedian has been triggered by Kanye West's constant social media attacks amid his relationship with Kim Kardashian.
  • The comedian and reality star recently split, but Davidson "has no regrets for dating Kim," the source shares.

Pete Davidson "has been in trauma therapy in large part" since April, a source tells People, as a result of Kanye West's ongoing social media taunts.

"The attention and negativity coming from Kanye and his antics is a trigger for [Pete], and he's had to seek out help," the insider tells the publication.

The social media attacks started when the Saturday Night Live alum was first linked to the rapper's ex-wife, Kim Kardashian, who he's since split from.

"[Pete] has no regrets for dating Kim and wants it to be made very clear that she's been nothing but supportive of him throughout their relationship," the insider adds, however.

"Moving forward, he just wants to focus on his career," they say.

West has gone so far as to harass Davidson through his music, with his video for Eazy seeing him kidnap and bury a claymation version of the comedian.

According to E! News, his latest taunt saw him share a since-deleted Instagram post of a fake New York Times front page reading: "Skete Davidson Dead at Age 28."

"His [Pete's] team and Kim's have reached out repeatedly to Instagram asking to make the platform a safer space," the insider continues, saying the rapper's posts have resulted in the actor's absence from social media.

A source close to the beauty mogul says: "Not only is she [Kim] sad from the breakup, but this, on top of it, has tested her mentally. She is not ok with this type of behaviour and won't tolerate her loved ones being treated like this. She has asked numerous times for him to take down the post. She will always protect Pete." 

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