Steve Harvey says Hollywood is more racist than America

f626mf Steve Harvey says Hollywood is more racist than America

f626mf Steve Harvey says Hollywood is more racist than America

Comedian Steve Harvey is one of the most successful daytime talk show hosts of today. He’s also a best-selling author, host of a radio show with 6 million listeners, and is now reviving the ailing game show, “Family Feud.” In a profile in the March 29 issue of The Hollywood Reporter, Harvey reveals that he has done all of this despite knowing that “Hollywood is still very racist.”THR explains:”That Harvey could dramatically turn the fortunes of ‘Feud’ and succeed in daytime where failure is the default — and the fact that the average African-American spends close to 47 hours a week watching live TV, more than the U.S. average (34 hours), Hispanics (28 hours) and Asians (21 hours), according to Nielsen — has spurred industry players to say they are on the hunt for ‘someone like Steve Harvey’ to front their latest programming pitch. Or, in other, less coded words, ‘We need a black host.’ “But “To say Steve Harvey is succeeding because he’s black is just racist,” says ‘Family Feud’ distributor Debmar-Mercury co-president with Ira Bernstein. “He’s an extraordinary talent. ‘Feud’ is not successful because Steve Harvey is black.’ “Continue Reading…

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