Steve Harvey Gets Clowned For Re-Surfaced Clip In Which He Claims Men And Women Can’t Be Friends

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Steve Harvey is a thorny creature. We know this from the now infamous 2017 memo he sent to his employees telling them to leave him the hell alone, in about 250 words. Harvey then bailed on his own show’s wrap party to avoid any superfluous encounters.

Superfluous encounters are not Harvey’s strong suit. Evidence of this can be found in a now re-circulated clip from 2010 in which the comedian makes an appearance CNN’s Face to Face with Fredricka and attempts to dispel the myth that men and women can be platonic friends.

“He’s your friend only because you have made it absolutely clear that nothing else is happening except this friendship we have. We remain your friends in hopes that one day there’ll be a crack in the door, a chink in the armor.”

“And trust and believe that guy that you think is just your buddy, he will slide in that crack the moment he gets the opportunity,” Harvey said.

This, of course, is not the kind of stuff that wins you awards this day-and-age.

What Steve forgot to include here is that he also does not have male friends. He is an equal opportunity employer. Kind of honorable if we’re being honest.

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