It was a “painful night.”
Steve Harvey is still feeling the consequences of his mistake in the 2015 Miss Universe pageant.
During a performance on a Kevin Hart podcast Comedy Golden Minds, revealed what happened when he mistakenly announced Miss Colombia Ariadne Gutiérrez as the winner of the election instead of the actual winner, Miss Philippines, Pia Wurtzbach.
“They said, we’ll announce the runner-up, and then we’ll stand there first runner-up and Miss Universe, and we’ll do that,” he explained.
But when a third name was added to the teleprompter and he was told to read from it, Harvey was a little confused.
“I looked at the next map. I said, ‘Miss Columbia!’ ” Family quarrel said the host.
However, when Harvey realized his mistake, he returned to the scene to overthrow Miss Colombia so they could give the crown to the real winner.
“I put my stupid ass back there. I should have allowed them to publish it in the newspapers the next day, ”he said. “I wouldn’t catch any of what I caught.”
Harvey said that night was ultimately the “worst week” of his career. He remembered people throwing stones over the gate of his Atlanta house after he made a mistake
It was a “painful night,” he said.
Harvey is still hosting the Miss Universe pageant. However, in 2020, competition was postponed due to a continuous coronavirus pandemic.
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