Steve Harvey, the comedian and “Family Feud” host, met with the President-elect at Trump Tower on Friday, where they discussed his working with Ben Carson on bringing “positive changes” to inner cities.
Harvey told Fox News reporters that he met with Trump after President Obama and Trump’s transition teams contacted him last week.
The comedian said, “I came and talked to the guy who’s going to be the 45th President of the United States. ” He added, We spoke about housing for urban development.. to bring some positive change in the inner cities. He wants to do something. He realizes he needs some allies in that department. He seemed really sincere about it.”
Harvey said he felt the meeting was “successful.” They reportedly spoke about everything from golf to their mutual friend Mark Burnett, and Trump being a “big fan” of “Family Feud.”
One reporter even asked Harvey if he would invite Trump to be on the show, to which he jokingly replied, “The Trumps being on ‘Family Feud?’ Against the Obamas? That’d be good. Or how about the Clintons?”
Harvey said the pair shared some laughs, which was a welcomed relief after the 59-year-old comedian came under attack this week for a video of him making racist jokes about Asian men on his show, according to a Fox News report. He said, “I ain’t been laughing that much the past few days they’ve been beating me up on the Internet.
He also defended himself to reporters about attending the meeting after openly sharing concerns about the Trump Administration. He said, “You don’t kill it with one conversation, but you can start it with a conversation.”
H/T: Fox News
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