Steve Harvey Slammed for Claiming Men and Women Can't Be Friends

Steve Harvey Slammed for Claiming Men and Women Can't Be Friends

- Steve Harvey has been blasted on social media for saying men can't be friends with women

- A 2010 video of the TV host claiming 99.9% of men with female friends just want to sleep with them resurfaced online recently

- Steve claimed that men remain friends with women in the hope that one day "there'll be a crack in the door"

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Steve Harvey has been slammed on social media for claiming men and women can't be friends. An old video of the TV host making an appearance on CNN's Face to Face with Fredicka in 2010 recently resurfaced online.

In the clip, the Family Feud presenter claims men are "incapable" of having a platonic relationship with women without ulterior motives.

Steve Harvey Slammed for Claiming Men and Women Can't Be Friends
Steve Harvey claims men and women can't be friends. Image: @iamsteveharveytv
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"He’s your friend only because you have made it absolutely clear that nothing else is happening except this friendship we have. We remain your friends in hopes that one day there’ll be a crack in the door, a in the armour," said Steve, according to Complex.

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Twitter users were quick to call the US media personality out for his comments in the now-viral video. Most of them disagreed with Steve. Check out some of their comments below:

@pierrefleury_ said:

"Notice here, he says he is incapable of that. Then proceeds to say that '99.9 percent of men think this way'. And this, ladies and gentlemen, is called projecting. Thank you for coming to my TED talk."

@tnwhiskeywoman commented:

"Some men really do a disservice to themselves, acting like they have no control over their impulses yet turn around and demand we respect them as leaders."

@delafro_ wrote:

"It’s just really funny to me how men will say things like this but then be offended when women assume all men want is sex. How is that not a safe conclusion when men *loudly* express they can’t fathom a relationship with women outside of sex?"

@TheFilmNoir_ said:

"But he's wrong in this case."

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@CurvyKristeena commented:

"Says the man who's cheated how often now?"

@realsonofisfada added:

"The nerve to say 99.9% of guys with female friends just want to sleep with them. If you’re a pervert, don’t put it on others."

In other news, it was reported that Kanye West's 'Grammy Worn' 2008 Nike Air Yeezy sneakers sold for a whopping $1.8 million at a private auction recently, setting a new world record for a pair of sneakers, Sotheby's announced on Monday, 26 April.

The buyer was reportedly sneakers investing platform RARES. The company paid the highest publicly recorded price for the pair.

The US rapper's sneakers were prototypes for a line developed by Kanye West and Mark Smith for Nike. They were revealed during West’s performance at the 2008 Grammy Awards, Reuters reported.

The shoes were put up for sale at Sotheby's by New York collector Ryan Chang. Tweeps have shared mixed opinions on the price of the sneakers.

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