Steve Havey has been having a really hard time lately with his reputation. His remarks about Asian men not being attractive to white or black women got him in hot water with the Asian community then almost directly after that he visited Trump at Trump tower in NYC positioning himself as the rep for the black community in creating a line of communication about the problems with violence in Chicago drawing ire from the black community. Shortly after that, Harvey sued (and won) to halt the release of video footage from his comedy days in the 90s where he allegedly asked audience members to “spit on white people.” Harvey claimed the videographer had been trying to embezzle funds from him for years. Next, Harvey was forced to cancel his
Harvey also canceled his successful Neighborhood Awards after an alleged disagreement with a former business partner. Then while hosting the recent Miss America pageant Miss Columbia revealed that Columbians hate Steve Harvey. As if that wasn’t enough, Harvey is ethered in a recent viral video by Tony Rock questioning why Harvey is the “oracle” and is being relegated as a “relationship expert” while on his third marriage. Rock points out that Harvey’s current wife, Majorie, was the mistress to his previous wife.
Sources close to Harvey tell us that he is deeply DEEPLY bothered by his current reputation and that point is proven by him hiring Judy Smith, an expert who the show Scandal is based on, in an attempt to rebuild his sordid current status. We have also learned that Harvey has decided to relocate his radio show from Atlanta (a literal mecca for urban radio stations) to Los Angeles (with very limited urban radio outlets). Harvey’s show is run on Los Angeles’ KJLH. The station was very close to dropping the show on a couple of occasions before Premiere Networks, a company that does not support the black music and radio industry, basically gave them the moon to keep it on. Harvey is concerned that true radio icon and competitor Tom Joyner is using Harvey’ poor reputation issues by urging listeners who are “angry with Steve, come on back home to me!” states the New York Daily News