New York police checked the well-being of comedian Pete Davidson on Saturday after he posted an alarming message on Instagram, saying “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore.”

Police were sent to the studio where NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” is filmed in Manhattan, a New York Police Department spokesperson told CBS News. The spokesperson said there was “no immediate need” for police to remove Davidson from the building.

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Pete Davidson at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York City on August 20, 2018.

NBC declined to comment on the post and the welfare check by police.

In the now-deleted Instagram post, Davidson wrote: “I’m doing my best to stay here for you but I actually don’t know how much longer I can last. All I’ve ever tried to do was help people. Just remember I told you so.”

Davidson, 25, posted the message after showing support…