Don't bother me, or else, Steve Harvey warns staffers in harsh memo

‘Do not open my dressing room door. IF YOU OPEN MY DOOR, EXPECT TO BE REMOVED,’ the memo read

The Associated Press
Posted: May 12, 2017 6:31 AM ET
Last Updated: May 12, 2017 6:31 AM ET

Steve Harvey wants to be alone. So don’t be knocking on his dressing room door.

That’s just one of several pointed warnings to Harvey’s staff emailed by the talk-show host before the start of this season of The Steve Harvey Show.

Harvey’s directive, obtained and posted by Chicago media blogger Robert Feder, also cautions his minions not to approach him in the makeup chair or “ambush” him in a hallway. He said any appointments with him must be scheduled.

Harvey implores his staff not to “take offence” at these new measures, explaining they are for the good of his “personal life and enjoyment.”  At times, the email is written in all capital letters.

“Do not open my dressing room door. IF YOU OPEN MY DOOR, EXPECT TO BE REMOVED.”

Since being made public, the memo has sparked scorn and jeering on social media.

On Thursday, Harvey spoke to a reporter for Entertainment Tonight, and conceded that he should’ve handled the matter “a little bit differently.” The comedians’s no strange to controversy, of course. He infamously botched announcing who won the Miss Universe beauty pageant back in 2015.

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