Steve Harvey, the popular author, radio personality, TV host, and comedian, may seem harmless and jovial on the surface, but if Reddit has taught me anything in the last 24 hours, it’s that there is a healthy community of people who hate him.
That’s exactly what the individual who compiled a “greatest hits” video of Harvey’s most controversial comments was asked after railing against the man to his mother for a number of years.
Needless to say, if you are an atheist, a woman, gay, or sympathetic to any of these three groups, then you’re liable to join in.
The video was originally posted in 2012, but didn’t reach widespread prominence until this weekend when an individual reposted it to Reddit under the heading, “I had no idea Steve Harvey was such an ignorant a**hole.”
In just eight hours, the link picked up more than 5,300 comments and the video itself (see below) has crested 1.1 million views.
Here are a few of the more controversial remarks.
Steve Harvey On Atheism
“If you’re talking to a dude and he tells you he’s an atheist, you need to pack up and go home. You’re talking to a person who doesn’t believe in God… what’s his moral barometer?… If you’re an atheist, you’re basing your goodness and morality on what?
“What is an atheist? I talk to people all the time, [who say] ‘I’m an atheist.’ I just walk away. I don’t know what to say to you…. To me, you’re an idiot.”
Steve Harvey On Women
“Why do men cheat? It’s really because there are so many women out there that are willing to cheat with them.”
On women who try to take an active interest in sports by asking their husbands questions: “He knows this is not sincere. You’re not really interested in the game. You’re just trying to figure out why he’s picking sports over you. The guy’s been a sports fan all his life. He’s got to get ready for Monday morning. He’s got to go to work, let everybody know, he’s got to armchair quarterback, he’s got to tell them, ‘I saw the play.’ We got to be abreast of this so we can participate as men the next day. We don’t have time. ‘Why is everybody yelling?’ Because he scored. ‘Scored what?’ A goal. ‘How many points you get for a goal?’ Hey, hey, I’m watching the game here.”
Steve Harvey On Gays
To women on The View: “There isn’t a real man living who can live without one of you. He doesn’t exist. We have to have you. That’s a great piece of knowledge to have.” After host Joy Behar says that gay men “can live without us”: “Real men…”
For the rest of Steve Harvey’s “greatest hits,” check out the video below.
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