Miss Universe 2016: Rodrigo Duterte Bans Steve Harvey From Hosting?

Steve Harvey at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Angela George / Wikimedia Commons CC BY Jereco Paloma Email jerecosan Published: Sep 2, 2016  Updated: 12 hours ago 0sharesBe First to Share -> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Pin to Pinterest Share on StumbleUpon+What’s This?Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte doesn’t want Steve Harvey to host the Miss Universe 2016 in Manila. Unfortunately for the president, the comedian-host has signed a five-year contract with Miss Universe.The entire world went abuzz when Harvey, host of Miss Universe 2015, announced the wrong winner—Miss Columbia Ariadna Gutierrez. Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach was later announced as the true winner after minutes of awkwardness. AdvertisementNo To Steve HarveyOn Thursday, Duterte expressed his disapproval of having Harvey as host of the pageant, which will be held for the third time in the Philippines since its inception.The tough-talking president has reportedly said that he doesn’t want Harvey as host of Miss Universe 2016 after erroneously announcing the wrong winner. But Wanda Teo, Philippine Tourism chief, said that she is yet to talk to pageant organizers to solve the issue, since Harvey has signed a five-year hosting contract with Miss Universe, CNN Philippines reported.Like us on FacebookAlso Read: Derrick Rose Gang Rape Victim – Facts About ‘Jane Doe,’ Pestered By Knicks Star For FoursomeFive-Year Hosting Contract“He cannot host. I am going to talk to the Miss Universe that he cannot host so that is my problem. I don’t want him to be the host of the Miss Universe,” Teo quoted Duterte as saying.Teo, however, said that it’s highly likely Harvey will host the pageant on January 2017, considering the newly-signed contract. But one of the possible solutions Teo would suggest is to have a Filipina host assisting Harvey with hosting responsibilities.According to a report from ET, Harvey signed the multi-year hosting contract with Miss Universe days before the airing of the iconic Miss Universe pageant where Harvey announced the wrong winner. The report added that Harvey shall receive the highest hosting paycheck ever in the history of the pageant.Read Also: Kanye West ‘Fade’ Teyana Taylor – Facts And Photos If you want more US news, subscribe to our newsletter or follow us onTwitter and Facebook.

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