Steve Harvey Jokes That Flint Resident Should Enjoy 'Brown Glass Of Water

Steve Harvey Jokes That Flint Resident Should Enjoy ‘Brown Glass Of Water’

Twitter is not happy.

’t going over so well.

Wednesday, a man who said he was from Flint, Michigan, reportedly called in to the “Family Feud” host’s radio show and gave Harvey a hard time about the Cleveland Cavaliers losing the NBA Championship. The caller supposedly said Cleveland didn’t “deserve jack.”

Harvey, being a Cavs fan, was perturbed.

The comedian reportedly fired back by making jokes about the water crisis in the Michigan city, saying the man didn’t even have clean water, according to Detroit Free Press and MLive

In a video clip posted from the exchange, Harvey’s co-hosts can be heard telling the comedian to “reel it in.” Harvey says he was just talking about the caller, not the city of Flint. 

Harvey persisted, and before the caller hung up, he added, “Enjoy your nice brown glass of water.”

As Uproxx notes, Harvey’s comments come around the same time that officials were charged with involuntary manslaughter over their handling of the Flint crisis, which has resulted in 12 deaths connected an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. 

The Twitter backlash was immediate.

 
 
 

The mayor of Flint, Karen Weaver, reportedly called for an apology, sending a letter saying, “I was deeply saddened by your comments about our city. While I feel it was not meant to be an intentional hurt or insult against the citizens of this community, it was.”

 

Harvey issued a statement that he and the caller were “talking trash about our teams and cities.”

The comedian went on to say, “Any attempts to craft this into anything more serves no one.”

 

 

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When he falls.....he;s gon CRASH, SPLASH....and be a BIG scandal mess.  And not ONE black person is gonna feel sorry for him.  He is gon blackfolks ONE day and when it comes....folks are gonna TURN THEIR BACKS on him.  Watch...cuz it's acoming...and Trump's not gon be prez forever.....and that's when it's gon happen to ALL the coons like Steve who fell on their knees and opened wide for the biggest racist POTUS since Andrew Jackson.  Pitiful.  But!

Kocolicious posted:

When he falls.....he;s gon CRASH, SPLASH....and be a BIG scandal mess.  And not ONE black person is gonna feel sorry for him.  He is gon blackfolks ONE day and when it comes....folks are gonna TURN THEIR BACKS on him.  Watch...cuz it's acoming...and Trump's not gon be prez forever.....and that's when it's gon happen to ALL the coons like Steve who fell on their knees and opened wide for the biggest racist POTUS since Andrew Jackson.  Pitiful.  But!

 

That's exactly what's going to happen.

Black people who stab the Black race in the back because they allow being LUCKY enough to have 'two dimes to rub together' to give them the FALSE belief that they are somehow disassociated with all other Black people.

Michael Jackson, Vanessa Williams, Ben Vereen, Bill Cosby, O. J. Simpson, just to name a few, know exactly what we are talking about. Steve Harvey is going to learn the same lessons the hard way, just as they all did.

 

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