Steve Harvey Regrets Taking A Meeting With Donald Trump, Says He Should Have Listened To His Wife
In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Steve Harvey admits he regrets taking that infamous meeting with Donald Trump. Get the scoop.
Steve Harvey Regrets Meeting With Donald Trump
Remember the day Steve Harvey took that meeting with Donald Trump and black America canceled him like Starz after “Power” goes off?!
Well, in a new interview with the Hollywood Reporter the busiest man in show business admits he regrets taking that meeting and he was completely blown away by the backlash.
The backlash. It was so vicious that it really threw me. I was being called names that I’ve never been called: Uncle Tom. A coon. A sellout. Because I went to see this man?! Which only happened because my business partner got a call from the Obama transition team, who said that the Trump transition team would like to set up a meeting.
The Obama team said they thought it would be a good idea because the president is encouraging dialogue. And I have a relationship with Obama. We’re friends. So I say, “OK, cool.” Now, here’s the crazy thing: I’m supposed to be on a boat for my 60th birthday, so my wife says, “Steve, just take off [and skip the meeting]. You’ll meet with him some other time.”
God, I should’ve listened.
For the record, he hasn’t spoken to Trump since.
Read more at THR.