Why Is Steve Harvey Suddenly Revealing So Much About His Relationship?

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harvey majorieBy Lillian Armstead

Steve Harvey not only writes books about successful relationships, he maintains one with his wife – Marjorie Harvey.  Steve sat down with ESSENCE recently, and shared some secrets of success to living happily ever after.

Steve and Marjorie met 17 years before their marriage.  Steve endured 2 divorces before he and Marjorie officially tied the knot.  However, they both intuitively knew that they would eventually become man and wife.  He told Marjorie the first time he laid his eyes on her, “I don’t know who you are, but I’m going to marry you.”  Marjorie felt the same about Steve.  She told ESSENCE, “I knew he was The One shortly after I started dating him…but then he just left.”

In 2005, Steve and Marjorie met again.  Shortly thereafter, they were married.  Steve offered insight as to why men take time to decide if they have met the right woman for marriage, “Before a man can be of use to a woman…he’s got to know who he is, what he does and how much he’s going to make.”

Steve added, “Every great man has a woman… I didn’t say successful man, I said great man. Greatness is when you’re the husband and father you’re supposed to be.  When everyone surrounding you looks up to you, depends on you, and you come through for them, that’s greatness.”

A Christian man, Steve often talks about how God uses him as a vessel to bring about positive change in the lives of many.  In 2012, full of emotion, Steve walked away from his long standing career as a comedian at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  Steve told the audience,

“Somebody tweeted me and said, your career is what you paid for; your calling is what you’re made for.  God has positioned me just this way to be just like I am, to say what I say how I say it. I’m just a living witness that you can be an imperfect soldier and still be in the army fighting for God Almighty.  Don’t you think you got to be perfect ’cause I ain’t.”



  1. Deloris

    January 14, 2014 at 11:38 am

    Congratulations to you and Mrs. Harvey. I’m inspired by who you’ve become and what you do! You are a great soldier. Keep up the good work.

    • Redbone

      January 15, 2014 at 8:48 pm

      I don’t care what nobody says: Something is not right, whatever it is it’s going to jump right out of the lake like a “FLYING FISH” and snap-up all yalls bait…LMBO!!!!

      Its wake-up time people…!!!

      Steve’s X-wife is going to tell it “ALL” on his donkey booty wth his big lips on toppp!!!

      • Cavisha

        January 19, 2014 at 4:05 pm

        LOL@ Redbone! You are so right! What’s done in the dark comes to light and pretty soon the light is going to be blinding!

    • virgie vines

      January 17, 2014 at 1:15 am

      do your thing mr. Harvey be blessed

  2. P J

    January 14, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    Steve just needed time to see what he didn’t want.

  3. Redbone

    January 14, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    I don’t have a “CONGRATULATIONS” for Mr. Bullshyt Steve Harvey. Why is it that black-folk read with-out a “FOCUS”… The word of God says a man that findeth a wife findeth a good thing, so he shall find favor with God.
    Mr. Harvey stated in the article that he knew Marjorie was his wife when he first met her 17 years prior, and Marjorie stated the same.
    So if both party’s knew they were made for each other 17 years prior to become husband and wife, why would “Mr Bullshyt Harvey” go off and wife 2 different women, then turn around and divorce them when he knew he wasn’t going to stay married to them from the very beginning…REALLY STEVE!!!!
    Again your just using the d@mn “MEDIA” to rescue your black donkey-fried-a$$… Save it dummy… because you literally broke the spirits of 2 black sisters because you needed some skin every-night to bust a nut, put up with yo drama, wash yo d@mn clothes, and keep yo sorry donkey-monkey-stankin-a$$ prayed into position to prosper in your career. You down-right used those blackwomen because you didn’t know how to trust your God and you probably didn’t wanna listen to your mother, so innocent people have been hurt.
    Mr. Bullshyt Harvey (kiss my donkey).. I will never honor you or support anything you do until you right all the wrong you’ve done.
    I’m a proud African American blackwomen and I do not know all the blackwomen that you have personally hurt, but I am their sister too / aka: A Black-woman Take a hike off the nearst cliff and jump-off head-first…

    • Brenda

      January 15, 2014 at 4:36 am

      Could we be a little angry here? If not, it sure seems like it. No one is perfect and surely Steve Harvey was not the culprit in his failed marriages. True enough, those women may be just as scorned as you sound, however so, that doesn’t mean he alone caused his marriages to go to craps. You should probably seek some attention because for a moment I thought you were one of the ex wives (no lol) I really did. You sound very bitter (not to judge) but I’m sure your a nice person with strong feelings regarding this subject because you’ve been wronged. Nonetheless, it isn’t always all the mans fault. Women that get crapped on badly allow those things to go on, and most times because of low self esteem; molestation, womanizing, past abuse, and they carry that baggage over into other relationships not really allowing themselves to get to the root of the problem. Sorry but I had to point that out. All is well.

      • redbone

        January 15, 2014 at 8:16 am


        LMBO…. really!!! Another one who doesn’t read with a Focus lol, no disrespect to you sister!!! But I will keep on speaking it plain cuz its not an opinion its real… Black folks love hanging out in a box.

  4. Jack

    January 14, 2014 at 5:32 pm

    @Redbone sounds like someone did you wrong and you never recovered.!!! We all make mistakes, some serious but we all still have to live. If you can live a better life now than you did then that is commendable. To have a platform to share that with another may inspire them to also turn their life around and live a better life. I guess that since you have no sin in your life , you can throw the first stone, right? I hope love will take away your bitterness someday, blessings.

    • mz vee

      January 14, 2014 at 8:14 pm

      Redbone so sorry you were at the rain station when your ship came in. It doesn’t matter that 17 years passed before the wedding, what is important is that they are apparently happily married. Just remember in all things, God sets the calender, we just keep the date.

    • queta

      January 15, 2014 at 11:17 pm

      amen jack!!!

      • Redbone

        January 16, 2014 at 4:10 pm

        GOD SAID: In “UNITY” He/God commands the blessings… My people have no “UNITY” because of people like Steve Harvey… I would so love to meet his X-wife Mary. She is in so much pain and has suffered so much humiliation behind Steve.
        The year Steve Harvey and his x-wife Mary Hosted the SoulTrain Awards I saw this whole situation concerning their split-up before it happened and I couldn’t get it out of my spirit. Steve Harvey was on stage perpertraiting a fraud big time, but Mary was so torn, it showed all over her face. I don’t even know how they allowed her to Host that show with Steve. Again, that woman is real hurt, but its always the darkest before the dawn. If your the one who’s always been the positive number-one in any relationship you never lose in the end. Steve Harvey was not a very nice husband, he really dogged Mary out, its only commonsense people. Yes God forgave RUDDY-TUDDY-STEVE, but he still has to pay the piper.
        **** The fat lady hasn’t sung yet!

        God’s words are LAWS… Our people are stuck in a “hole” because we won’t honor our (own) LAWS given to us by our God.

  5. jeffrey

    January 14, 2014 at 7:15 pm

    Yeah, it sounds like Steve fed her that line back in the day and she actually fell for it.

    • Redbone

      January 15, 2014 at 12:10 am

      @Jeffery – @Mz Vee and @Jack…

      Thank you for your compliments, but I’m laughing my behind off at your post, no disrespect intended okay, but Redbone is not bitter at all, I’m just real and I don’t care what people think about Redbone when I start laying it out… We as a black-people are so torn-up from “Perpertraiting” leadership from richest to the poorest of our black communities…
      God sent Malcom X on a trip outside the USA insearch of the truth concerning the true Gospel of Jesus Christ.. when he came back to the states and stood on the corner across the street from the black 4-wall church in our black community (which speaks for all black churches) we turn on him because of his change and we didn’t know any better.
      Malcom X came back to the USA endowed with the Holy Spirit and truth and we kicked him to the curb just like the 12 tribes of Isreal did to Moses when our ancestors were lost out in the wilderness.
      America is our d@mn wilderness and we can’t even see it because our eyes are posted with “GREEN-CLAY aka: THE COLOR OF MONEY” and perpertraiting a$$-holes like Steve Harvey. He is just one amongst many!!!

      I’ll never forget Mr. Harvey came to Las Vegas to do a Comedy Show at the MGM Grand Arena on a holiday weekend when “Patti Labelle and Frankie Beverly & Maze were all in concert at 3 different hotels… Steve Harvey was pi$$ed off at his black-people because his show wasn’t sold out, he talked about black folks in Las Vegas and California like a dog, and it wasn’t about Comedy either, his sorry donkey-a$$ was pi$$ed forreal!!!
      Steve Harvey is not God, and he does not have the right to control people concerning what shows they want to patronize and how they wanna spend their hard earned money / life period.

      • Johnny

        January 15, 2014 at 7:51 am

        Redbone, you got it right in my opinion. I can’t believe how people are just dismissing the 17 year comment. This means 3 things; he needed help while waiting for Marjorie; he was waiting for Marjorie to become available, and he knew he was just using these other two women. I’m no Steve Harvey hate. I’m proud of his body of work and wish him continued success, but he don’t deserve a pass because he’s celebrity. What’s funny to me is how he has qualified himself to give relationship advice after failing st it himself. But he’s not the sucker. He getting his money. The people he selling to are the suckers; Go Steve! Stop putting people on pedistals just because they’re famous!

  6. Candy_Reigns

    January 14, 2014 at 7:33 pm

    I agree with Redbone.for the most part. You have to read between the lines. What happened in those 17 yrs??? Did they have an affair??? Was Steve really giving his all in his other two marriages if his truewife was out there??? Were these the women he speaks of in his books the ones you can truly never commit to because you don’t have it together??? I mean this is something to think about even with ppl not being perfect, and making mistakes. Anything can be left up to interpretation and this is no different.

    • Redbone

      January 14, 2014 at 9:17 pm


      Thank you soooo much! Its really sad how people relate to “(FACTS Truth and WISDOM)” as being bitter. I’m LMBO because I can read between the lines, and Mr. Steve is not innocent by any means. Bullshyt Steve Harvey has always been an “EASY-READ”, he was once a “(HOE)” and now he has been delivered… but he forgets *God’s Laws and Effects / what happens in the dark shall come to the light / *whatsoever a man sew he shall reap a harvest in his day. No-body has to be perfect to understand God’s laws in affect…wink!!! Even though God does forgive us God will not go against his word, because again his word is “LAW” and you can take that to the bank and cash it in anyday of the week… God said he wouldn’t pull us out of the storms, but he would carry us threw them. What goes up, must come down and Mr. Bullshyt Steve Harvey’s shyt is falling down for all to see. I’ve written 2 books about my life and one thing I know, if I don’t know anything else… *(you can’t talk, write or minister to other people about something you’ve never walked threw yourself.
      CANDY knows what she’s talking about when it comes to bullshyt Steve’s books. I couldn’t even get threw the first chapter of his first book and I haven’t even read the other ones.
      I don’t care what nobody says: “Mr Perpertraiting Bullshytin Steve Harvey” was a big ole nasty HOE, it is what it is… Bitter my a$$, yall just keep watching, keep yo eyes peeled LMBO!!! If Steve and Marjorie went into this marriage the wrong way its going to come to light. To whom much is given, much is required of thee… *and Redbone (IS-NOT)!!! RELIGIOUS!!! LMBO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  7. Redbone

    January 14, 2014 at 9:24 pm

    One thing I can’t stand and that’s a “PERPERTRAITOR”, because a perpertraitor is the definition of a (LIAR), and a LIAR cannot be trusted, because a lie has to continuely be fed to keep it alive and yall know what Redbone is talking about…wink!

  8. Redbone

    January 14, 2014 at 9:27 pm

    Some donkey’s believe their money can buy anything… it only buys them time for a season.. Shyt for all we know Steve and Marjorie might have a child from 17 years ago. That jigga ain’t God…

    • JoyTeri

      January 16, 2014 at 4:43 am

      I agree RedBone. Poor Mary was treated bad, I can’t stand that Steve Harvey on the radio talking about God and cursing. What made him such as expert on relationship. Marjarie didn’t even want his big lip tail she said it. The only reason she settled for him is because her ex dude got locked her and loves money.

  9. Candy_Reigns

    January 14, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    What are the names of the books you’ve written Redbone? I would like to check them out.

    • Redbone

      January 14, 2014 at 11:19 pm

      @CandyReigns… Thank you for asking
      God has not allowed them to be published yet, there is a part-3… and believe me I’ve had to walk threw the storms starting from the beginning inside my mothers womb. Everytime I think its finished God shows me different. I was raised into COGIC religion, my father was a pastor, so you can imagine.. I’ve walked threw sooo much in my life, I can almost communicate on any subject, but it ain’t easy because it cost suffering.
      I’ve only been married 1 time, so my plight is not “HATE THE BLACK-MAN”, my steps or ordered… I’m just totally sold-out on God and (keeping it real vrs sugar-coating), being me / and doing me.
      I may sound hard but I truly (HURT) on the inside for my people and I’m tired of all the things in America that my (EYES SEE), my spirit is grieved about so much concerning black on black relationships period.. I feel and discern other peoples pain, men and women, but God’s people are so caught-up into their flesh that we are literally being destroyed in our natural realm.
      For God’s people “PERISH” for lack of knowledge because we don’t truly understand that God’s knowledge is a (Way Of Life) for us totally seperate from the religious 4-wall church that our white government actually control us threw.
      I don’t minister I just tell the truth.. it is what it is rather we except the truth or not, but our BS has come home to ROOST…

  10. Candy_Reigns

    January 15, 2014 at 6:45 am

    @Redbone would it be ok we communicated via email? You peek my interest spiritually and I would like to know more about your religious views. Or you can just find me on fb joi1628@yahoo.com.

    • Johnny

      January 15, 2014 at 8:05 am

      Yeah, Me too. Don’t care much about your religious beliefs; my relationship with God is mine. But I do like the way you think on social issues; LOGICALLY!

      • redbone

        January 15, 2014 at 8:53 am

        @Johnny and @Crawford….

        No disrespect but I’m laughing at you guys again… my post said Im not religious lol…
        read between the lines lol….too funny! I do have a sense of humor, but truth be told I can’t stand the spirit of religion, redbone is hooked on truth… I walked away from COGIC religion at the age of 17 when I left my fathers house and went to college… I’ve been running from religion every since because it destroys peoples lives… and your so right Crawford your relationship with God is personal because with God its always been personal on a 1 on 1 period, its us who were in the dark concerning the real truths about our true identity… Real freedom feels good but it came with a price….wink!!!

    • redbone

      January 15, 2014 at 9:01 am

      Good morning Candy and johnny… candy I will also connect with your email..m I don’t do Facebook. ..
      My email is: redbone777in@gmail.com.

      Peace n Love everybody and have a blessed day..

  11. Crawford

    January 15, 2014 at 7:19 am

    I’m not saying why do we care? We can however use the information as a reference point as you would any reference material.

    The fact is, we should all seek are own truth our own relationship with God… Steve Harvey or NO other man can address your relationship with GOD. No, that’s up to the person…

    Peace & Blessings!

  12. Mo

    January 15, 2014 at 8:30 am

    This Redbone person is pure comedy. I may not agree with the hustle that Steve has going on but I won’t resort to calling him names and attacking him on a personal level. Then Redbone goes on to say that she’s written 2 books but they haven’t been published yet. LMFAO!!! If that’s the case, I’ve written 10 books. I just find it extremely funny that someone wants to call out another person for hiding behind religion for whatever reason and then turns around and hides behind religion to do it. Everybody wants to act as if they have some special connection to God that no one else has or can understand or they are more spiritual than the next person. Just stop it people. I know the act all too well. By the way I hope you have some serious proof-readers for those books judging the way you’ve butchered the English language in your posts.

    • redbone

      January 15, 2014 at 10:12 am


      THANX… I have an editor. I’m not religious so I don’t hide behind it, and I don’t hate Steve Harvey I just see straight throw his arrogance and I feel sorry for his X-wife because he used his money and status to try and shut her life down… it is insulting to my intelligence being a blackwomen especially when he has the nerve to write books for the blackwomen… God is our true teacher not Steve Harvey and Im speaking about the blackwomen…. Mo education is very important, a high vocabulary is the same, but what good is any of it if you can’t even get a simple message accross to the people…wink The message is always more important then a mis-spelled word or the form in which the message was written. Its about commincating for healing and change… If God hits the streets on a mission to feed the homeless people he’s not going to stop and ask them how many drinks they’ve had or when was the last time they took drugs… God is only going to do what he set out to do (FEED THE HOMELESS)… Its us who always take it to the extreme instead of sticking to the plan… keep it simple brother…wink! When people see a preacher in suits and glasses they run the other way, can you blame them? People are tired of all the BS…

    • SayWhat

      January 15, 2014 at 6:57 pm

      I hear you, Mo. Sometimes it’s hard to decipher the message when the words are incoherent.

      • redbone

        January 16, 2014 at 8:04 am

        @Say What….

        Who wrote the song: ONE MONKEY DON’T STOP NO SHOW? LMBO!!!!

  13. Kenni

    January 15, 2014 at 8:38 am

    @Redbone:we all have times when God tells us something and in our youth or just our plain stupidity go off and do what we want to do. If it’s meant to be then love will find a way. I was married before…knew that I should not have married him. everything in me told me not to…i did..i paid…now divorced and remarried I realize that not listening to God can lead you in so many different, unfortunate circumstances. Steve is no different. He might have known marjorie was “the one” but he also said that he has not always walked with God too. Major difference between then and now. If he is taking care of those other women and kids and they aren’t bitter why should you be? It’s not your fight. There are so many other reasons and causes to be pissed about:violence against women, child porn, child abuse, teen drug dealers, drunk drivers, hell women over 250lbs in stilettos..hell I don’t know but don’t be mad because of a decision someone else made in their life and it took 2 divorces to get it right. Are you perfect? is your relationship what that is? As women we sometimes just out right pick the wrong dude and vice versa. It’s ok Redbone…this too shall pass.

    • redbone

      January 15, 2014 at 9:37 am


      Thank you….

  14. Chris

    January 16, 2014 at 2:23 am

    Listen to Redbone Kenni, you might learn something. One love redbone well said.

  15. Caryn G.

    January 16, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    I Myself, use to believe that Mr. Harvey was an Egotistical, super Loud Mouth, Arrogant, Yelling at Everyone self centered i could use some other choice words lol lil Man. However, i have Totally changed my views and the way that i feel about him NOW Because… He has been shown the light from our Heavenly Father above, and he is now walking in Faith, and with the Lord. (Praise God) I’ve seen pictures and read Horror stories of him and the Ex Wife. I pray that if he’s hurt her deliberately in any fashion that he’s Repented. i now Listen to his morning show daily. I do want him to just let the judge offer the callers his advice and steve just Hursh! pa-leeeze!!!! i wish him and the new wife much peace, Joy, and Happiness. They appear to be Blistfully happy. God says JUDGE NOT! or you will be Judged!! Much success to Mr. Steve Harvey Beacuse right now at this Juncture… He’s THE MAN!!!!!!!!!

  16. The Foxx

    January 17, 2014 at 2:10 am

    High five to redbone. I’m a person that love to see us black people rise to the occasion. I LOST MAD RESPECT FOR STEVE HARVEY. Want to know why? 1) I remember he use to talk so good about Mary. He stated on one of those award show on how “Mary” stood by his side through thick and thin. He stated that he only had 10 dollars in his pocket and it was “Mary” who held him down and supported his comedy career. 2) Majorie was his mistress. She was around and messing around her while he was married to Mary. First of all, if his marriage was a bless one GOD will “never”give. You someone elses wife or husband. All ready its cursed by lusting and interfarance. 3) Recently, he put Mary in jail over the holdidays and try taking their son away.( A way of not paying Mary child support). You can see it on Majorie that she a “control” freak. She’s just in Steve Harvey for the money. Soon as he got bigger diss Mary and Married Marjorie. Quickly she been controling his bank. That’s what some peoplewhen they up in life. Poor Mary been with him when he had 10 in his pocket. Drove him to his shows. As stated before, majorie was use to men with “money” said her man got locked up. All she seeing in him was money and fame. Mary for sure loved him for him and supported his career. That’s the thanks she gets. Even on the cover of Essense, look how distance they look together. You don’t see a connection. Compare that with Barack and Michelle Obama pictures. True love in all their pictures.

    • Redbone

      January 17, 2014 at 4:40 am

      @The Foxx…

      Ooh my Lord!! Thank God for the comfirmation.. much love Foxx!! and remember God’s got this one too… all we have to do is just set back, watch, and pray for Mary’s strength to get through it.

      *******WE LOVE YOU MARY*******

  17. The Foxx

    January 17, 2014 at 2:22 am

    Like I said before in the bible in proverbs stated beware of the adultress woman. I hate people who use statements like “don’t judge others”. Their life style is on front page? Steve Harvey commited adultry and he is going to repay back all of his sins. That’s why I think he’s keeping a closer relatioship with “GOD”. Marjorie is going to pay for her interferance in a marriage. God said no sin goes unpunish. Repent and it will be forgiven. As the saying goes, “you can’t expect to do misery to someone and expect to live a happy life”. I don’t rate him any more he’s a hippocrite.

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