"Particularly those in the Asian community." But it wasn't actually an apology.
After getting slammed with a wave of criticism, comedian Steve Harvey has issued something resembling an apology over jokes about Asian men he made on his talk show. Actually, he issued a picture of an apology.
Also, it wasn't actually an apology.
As you've probably heard by now, the host of the Steve Harvey Show recently made joking comments disparaging Asian men. It was supposed to be a segment about stupid books — i.e. How to Date a White Woman: A Practical Guide for Asian Men — but Harvey devoted much of the time gleefully mocking the seemingly outrageous notion that anyone, white or otherwise, would want to go out with an Asian men.
The segment drew the ire of folks across the community, with even New York's Asian American elected officials speaking out and demanding that Harvey retract his comments and make a public apology.
On Tuesday, Harvey tweeted out his "humblest apology":