Steve Harvey Says He’s Moving Forward Despite “Racist Hollywood”

Comments: 5  | Leave A Comment

steve-harvey

Over the years, Steve Harvey’s empire has grown to include comedy, radio, movies, game show hosting and daytime TV. And as the comedian continues to make strides in his career, he says he doesn’t plan on let anything stop him — not even “racist Hollywood.”

MUST READ: Steve Harvey Shuts Down Vandalism Rumors

In a recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter, “The Steve Harvey Show” host said he’s learned through the nearly 20 years of his career that “Hollywood is very racist.”

“Hollywood is more racist than America is. They put things on TV that they think the masses will like,” he said. “Well, the masses have changed. The election of President Obama should prove that. And television should look entirely different. Kerry Washington should not be the first African American female to head up a drama series in 40 years. In 40 years! That’s crazy.”

With his experience in the industry, Harvey said he’s learned to navigate Hollywood by creating multidimensional projects that don’t focus on race, or particularly African Americans.

Judging by his longevity, looks like his plan has been successful.

What do you think of Steve Harvey’s statement? Do you think Hollywood is racist?
RELATED STORIES

Steve Harvey Buys Wife Marjorie, 25 Carat Ring

Black Men Doing It Big: Steve Harvey, Terrence J & Michael Strahan Score Major TV Deals

Check Out This Gallery

Join the Conversation! Share and Discuss on Facebook!

Tags:

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus