Steve Harvey on Bruce Jenner Being Transgender: 'I Have No Concept of What That Means'

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 09:  Steve Harvey attends the 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards Hosted By Steve Harvey at Georgia World Congress Center on August 9, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo: Moses Robinson/Getty Images for Nu-Opp, Inc.)

Steve Harvey on Bruce Jenner Being Transgender: 'I Have No Concept of What That Means'

The talk show host says it's "politically correct" to say the Olympian is brave.

Published April 29, 2015

Bruce Jenner is drawing praise from celebrities across the Internet for his interview with Diane Sawyer, but at least one person is less than impressed with the former Olympian's journey with gender identity.  

While most are applauding Jenner for being brave, Steve Harvey has a different perspective. “Everybody says it’s the bravest things they’ve seen, that’s the politically correct thing to say,” the Emmy-winning talk show host told regarding the interview, which was seen by 17 million people. “I can’t wrap my mind around it at all, zero. I have no concept of what that means. Nothing negative, he has every right to live his life the way he wants to, but I can’t come in the house and make that announcement to my wife, to my children, nothing.”


As for whether he would ask Jenner on his show to discuss the transition, Harvey said, “Yeah, but [Diane] covered it all,” said Harvey, whose show was nominated for a Daytime Emmy. “My wife told me I couldn’t do the interview. She said your faces are too expressive.”

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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