Written by Ashton Snyder on
 May 16, 2024

Steve Harvey Censored on Family Feud for Lewd Joke

Steve Harvey, host of the popular game show Family Feud, was censored after making a lewd joke during a lighthearted exchange with a contestant.

According to Daily Mail, during a recent episode, Harvey quipped about disrobing in front of children, prompting a mixed reaction from viewers.

Since 2010, Steve Harvey has brought his unique humor to Family Feud, creating numerous memorable moments. In a recent episode, Harvey asked the question, "Name someone you don’t mind disrobing in front of." Contestant Kate quickly responded, "My kids," sparking Harvey's immediate and playful reaction.

Harvey mimicked, taking off his jacket, and jokingly addressed an imaginary audience, "Hey, kids. How y’all doing?" This playful act was part of a humorous exchange, which led to the show's producers posting a censored version of the clip on Family Feud's Instagram account, drawing significant attention and mixed reactions from the audience.

Harvey's Surprise at Contestant's Answer

The clip showed the producers humorously censoring Harvey’s crotch area, amplifying the comedic effect of the moment. The audience applauded as Kate elaborated on her response, explaining she felt comfortable being naked around her children when they were babies. Harvey responded with his trademark wit, suggesting, "You’re going to put your kids in therapy, I’m telling you."

To Harvey's surprise, "my kids/baby" was indeed an answer on the board, with nine other individuals surveyed responding similarly. More common answers included "spouse/lover" and "doctor/nurse," highlighting the range of perspectives among the surveyed group.

The audience reacted overwhelmingly positively, and Kate proudly confirmed, "It's on there!" Harvey, still in disbelief, commented, "I don’t know how the hell it was on there because I tell you that’s the worst answer you could give."

Viewer Reactions and Mixed Opinions

The post on Instagram sparked a debate among viewers. One viewer agreed that the response should not have been on the board, while others defended the normalization of nudity in front of young children. One commenter remarked, "If you're getting changed and your kid walks in on you, it just normalizes the human body, so they won't grow up thinking bodies are weird or inherently sexual."

Harvey's humor and the contestants' candid responses make Family Feud a staple of American television. The show, which first aired in 1976, pits two families against each other in a competition to name the most popular answers to survey questions, often resulting in surprising and amusing moments.

This recent episode is just one example of the show’s tendency to produce viral moments. Another well-known instance involved a contestant named Rod, who famously responded, "Naked Grandma!" when asked what a burglar would not want to see upon breaking into a house. This response garnered over 11 million views on YouTube, cementing its place in Family Feud lore.

Family Feud's Enduring Popularity

Family Feud has maintained its popularity through a mix of humor and unexpected responses, and Steve Harvey's engaging hosting style highlights his ability to turn contestants' answers into memorable moments.

The show effectively blends family-friendly content with occasional risqué humor, appealing to a broad audience. A recent incident in which Harvey's censored joke prompted entertainment and discussion demonstrates this. Despite debates on social media, Family Feud continues to be a cherished part of American entertainment, thanks to Harvey’s talent for comedic timing.

In summary, Steve Harvey's recent censored joke on Family Feud highlights the show's unique blend of humor and unpredictability. The playful exchange with contestant Kate, the ensuing social media reactions, and the historical context of Family Feud's viral moments all contribute to the show's lasting popularity and entertainment value.

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