I listen to “Strawberry Letters” on your morning show, and I wonder: Why do you think women call you with their problems?
Because it’s clear that some people are actually struggling to change, while others appear to be seeking a justification for their current situation. Well, I think people know I’m gonna give it to them straight.
We spoke to Harvey over the phone from the set of his radio show to discuss the media’s obsession with single black women, why dating white men isn’t trading up, and why he won’t write a book for men.
Harvey served as an executive producer on the film and made a cameo appearance as himself.
Steve Harvey is known for giving it to his fans straight, and he didn’t disappoint during his appearance as host of Essence Festival’s first-ever dating game.
Steve Harvey has some advice for women: Scrap the flats for heels; ditch the T-shirt for lingerie in bed; make the kitchen your "friend;" leave the heavy lifting to a man, and never, ever utter the words "We need to talk." These and many other timeless suggestions can be found in the comedian's new, bestselling relationship-advice book , published by Harper Collins.
The onetime insurance salesman says men are simple - so simple he could have written the book in "35 pages." Men in love, he says, do just three things: They profess that love, they provide and they protect.
Steve is going to give you his opinion — his strong opinion — and there’s an outside chance that he might be right.