Steve Harvey owns up to Miss Universe gaffe, greets ‘Merry Easter’ on Christmas
Steve Harvey, the host who botched the announcement of the winner of Miss Universe 2015 pageant, is winning back the Internet.
In his Christmas greeting to fans on Facebook, Harvey poked fun at himself for his gaffe during the prestigious pageant and greeted fans with “Happy Easter” along with four Christmas tree emojis.
The post has since been liked by 1.9 million Facebook users.
It also generated more than 81,000 comments.
On December 21 (Philippine time), Harvey wrongly announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as Miss Universe 2015.
Minutes later, he then went back onstage to apologize and say that Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach is the winner of the pageant.
Due to his mistake, he became the subject of jokes and memes on the Internet.
The “Family Feud” host has apologized many times for his mistake but not without committing another blunder when he posted “Philippians” and “Columbia” instead of “Philippines” and “Colombia” in his apology tweet. AJH/CDG
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