Steve Harvey On His 2015 Miss Universe Pageant Mistake
It was a “painful night.”
Steve Harvey is still feeling the aftermath of his 2015 Miss Universe pageant mistake.
“They said, we’ll announce the second runner up, and then we’ll have standing there the first runner up and Miss Universe, and we’ll do it that way,” he explained.
But when a third name was added to the teleprompter and he was told to read from it, Harvey got a little bit confused.
However, when Harvey realized his mistake, he walked back on stage to dethrone Miss Colombia so they could give the crown to the actual winner.
“I took my stupid ass back out there. I should have let them announce it the next day in the newspaper,” he said. “I wouldn’t have caught none of the hell I caught.”
Harvey said that night ended up being the “worst week” of his career. He remembered people throwing rocks over the gate of his Atlanta home after he made the mistake
It was a “painful night,” he said.
Harvey is still hosting the Miss Universe pageants. However, in 2020, the competition was postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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