somebody told me about a week ago that steve harvey and his inverted nipples were hosting the show, and i didn’t believe it. because i mean, why would that ever happen? who in jelly jar drinkin glass hell would want his bama ass trying to host a game show where listening to the host speak is important? but low and behold.. it’s true. i’ve seen it with my own eyes. on two separate occassions.
i will admit: i have a personal vendetta against steve harvey ever since he decided he was a relationship expert and had the right to start telling women why they don’t have a man and what they need to do to get one. but even that aside.. i don’t know, i found this to be such a weird choice. his voice is so…. not what you’d think a game show host would sound like. im not hating, now, don’t get me wrong; i have a southern/country accent my damn self. but i wouldn’t be offended if i was told that i couldn’t host Supermarket Sweep.
i dunno man. i can’t even explain what i’m feeling about this choice. i mean it’s just steve fucking harvey! he sounds like an emancipated slave who got in a time machine and went BACK to the days of slavery! and he’s so damn loud! the only thing louder than him are his suits! it just didn’t make sense to me.
i must admit though.. it’s entertaining. i have a lot of fun watching him try so hard to get his non-regional diction on. it’s even more fun to watch him code-switch right on the set in front of God, the studio audience and everybody. when it’s the white family’s turn he works hard at it. pronounces those r’s, doesn’t forget those g’s. but when it’s time to go talk to the Jackson family? every so often he slips up and starts soundin like Men’s Day at the 1st Corinthian Leather Baptist Church of God.
- “YOU DIDNT GIMMIE DAT ANSUH JUS CUZ U STANDIN NEXTA YO MAMA?!”
- “OH, DIS DUH CRAYZEH FAMLEH OVA HURR!”
- “FEET! FEET JUST BUST OUT, BE LIKE POW!!”
…those are DIRECT QUOTES from the show. i shit you not.
something else i shit you not on: i saw a bit of today’s show, and there was a man in one of the families that had on a steve harvey suit. like an authentic one; he opened up the lapel and showed steve the tag. and get this:
HE WAS WHITE!!!!! i was so blown i took a picture of my screen!!!