Steve Harvey Finally Admits How He Felt After Trump Backlash
Although we’ve always been a fan of Steve Harvey over here at ILOSM, he hasn’t been a fan favorite of many others, and it’s all because of his decision to meet with Donald Trump.
After his meeting at Trump Towers made headlines, the Original Kings of Comedy star not only defended Trump but insisted that his intent was genuine. Needless to say, shocked fans and celebrities weren’t pleased with his perspective and wasted no time weighing in on the meeting. Steve has been dragged from left to right all over social media.
I supposed to place my faith on Kanye West and Steve Harvey to speak to Donald Trump about Black issues in America? foh. pic.twitter.com/hcQS6FCI2n
— GIANTS4EVER (@ScottieBeam) January 17, 2017
Now, he’s responding to the backlash.
During his first radio show after meeting with Donald Trump last week, Steve Harvey said on Monday that he was admitted he was “hurt” by all the criticism and harsh words he’s received from fans.
“A lot of y’all hurt me,” Harvey said. “I didn’t expect the backlash to be so fierce. I also understand if I’m going to keep getting stabbed at, at least while you’re stabbing me, you should understand my intent.
I’m from the hood. I’ve been putting in the work for years. I care about these inner cities because that’s where I’m from.”
Just days before the meeting with Trump, Steve Harvey came under fire for his comments about Asian men. The comedian was criticized for the seemingly racist comments toward Asian men.
Although he believes the criticism over the meeting was Trump was unnecessary, he’s opted to apologize for the offensive Asian comments, reports TMZ. “I offer my humblest apology for offending anyone, particularly those in the Asian community, last week. It was not my intention and the humor was not meant with any malice or disrespect whatsoever.”
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