After Skinnin’ and Grinnin’ for Trump, Steve Harvey Says He Should Have Listened to His Wife and Skipped Meeting

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Steve “Chompers” Harvey—who famously met with Donald Trump earlier this year and then spent the next several months caping for the monster that is in the highest position in the country—now says he should have listened to his wife and skipped the meeting entirely, according to a recent interview.

Harvey recently sat down with the Hollywood Reporter to discuss his new upcoming TV show, his meeting with Trump and that infamously leaked staff memo that had everyone giving him a side eye bigger than those veneers in his mouth.


“I did not see that coming,” Harvey told THR, referencing the backlash he received after news spread of his meeting with Trump.


“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,” Harvey told THR.

Harvey added that he took the meeting because the Obama transition team told him that it would be a good idea because President Barack Obama was encouraging dialogue with Trump. Sure. Blame Obama. Everyone else is.


“ ... 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,” Harvey said.


Yes, Negro, you should have listened.

Harvey went on to say that he and Trump discussed golf for about 20 minutes before Harvey admitted to Trump that he didn’t vote for him; he campaigned hard and voted for Hillary Clinton. He told Trump about all the mistakes that were made during the campaign that seemingly caused Clinton to lose, and then told Trump that since he had won the election, he [Harvey] was going to help him.


When Trump asked him how he was going to help, Harvey said he told him:

You’ve appointed Ben Carson as the head of Housing and Urban Development, and I’ve got keys to a lot of cities around this country from the years of performing that I’ve done. I can get an ear to them really quick and find out what their real needs are. Y’all keep closing schools in the cities. Why don’t we take those schools that are closing, put some HUD money in them, and reopen them as vision centers and teach STEM and computers and coding? If you connect me with Ben Carson, I can help him with that.


Harvey said that Trump got Ben Carson on the phone shortly after that and that since then, he has been to HUD twice and met with Carson, and they are “actually trying to get it started.” But as for Trump, Harvey said he has not spoken to him since.


Of course you haven’t, you idiot. That meeting was all for show. He trotted your ass out like the tokens you, Carson and Omarosa all are, and you fell for that shit hook, line and sinker.

Trump doesn’t give a damn about black people, as recent events have gone further to show, and he doesn’t care about your black ass, either. You ain’t special.


Anyway, also of note from the interview was Harvey’s take on Bill Cosby.

Harvey told THR that he’s friends with Cosby and that “when I’m your friend, I’m your friend.” He said that Cosby helped his sons at Morehouse College, and Cosby taught him how to do the business of comedy.


“When I heard all the trouble he was in, I called and asked him how he was doing,” Harvey said. “You know what he says to me? ‘Hey man, I appreciate you calling, but just stay away from me right now. You don’t need none of this on you. You’re doing good. Whatever happens to me happens to me, but don’t you get none of this on you.’ That’s an amazing thing for a guy to say.”



So, the takeaways from this: Harvey only regrets going to the meeting with Trump, not all the caping he did for him, and Harvey is an alleged-rape apologist. Got it.


All that skinnin’ and grinnin’ you did for Trump, and guess what?

Still a Negro.

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