Anyone who’s ever hosted an event of any kind (a trivia night, charity auction, etc.) knows what it feels like to make an honest mistake on the mic.
I speak from experience. There was the time I once almost got myself pummeled by a member of the NFL Hall of Fame over a botched introduction.
But Steve Harvey may have committed the biggest gaffe in “hosting history” last night at the Miss Universe competition.
I get how accidents and gaffes can happen, but the whole winner/runner-up thing is sort of vital to get right.
Just ask Miss Colombia (or Miss Philippines for that matter.)
The best part of this amazingly awkward, yet impossible to ignore video is how he says he’s going to “take control of the situation”.
No, that may have been the problem to begin with Steve.
This post show tweet (with the misspellings) probably didn’t help matters.
Here’s the entire squirm-inducing video of the “announcement”.