Steve Harvey's White New Year's Eve Outfit
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Steve Harvey's White New Year's Eve Outfit refers to a series of jokes, image macros and photoshops about Steve Harvey's attire for the "New Year’s Eve With Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square" television special.
On December 31st, 2017, the Fox television network presented "New Year’s Eve With Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square," a New Year's eve countdown program hosted by comedian and television personality Steve Harvey. During the broadcast, Harvey was outfitted in a large white coat, a hood that resembled a wetsuit and a round, white hat (video below).
People reacted to Harvey's outfit in real time, commenting on Twitter about his appearance. That night, Twitter user @TheLesterLee tweeted a picture from the special and the caption ''Steve Harvey looks like a Batman villain that has captured Times Square and will kill civilians unless Batman answers all of his riddles.'' The post (shown below, left) received more than 4,400 retweets and 11,000 likes in two days. Twitter user @SheHatesJAcoby tweeted, "Steve Harvey dressed like your Uncle who just won his divorce." Within two days, The post (shown below, center received more than 4,700 retweets and 11,600 likes.
Additionally, people began photoshopping the image. Twitter user @drewdavis71 manipulated the photo to make Harvey's face appear smaller. He captioned the post (shown below, right) "Steve Harvey bundled like a mofo," and received more than 7,700 retweets and 23,000 likes in two days.
That night, Twitter user @MrFilmkritik compared Harvey to actress Olivia Pope. He tweeted a side-by-side comparison of the two and added the caption "Steve Harvey out there looking like Olivia Pope." The (shown below) received more than 15,000 retweets and 46,000 likes in two days.
Several news outlets posted about the reaction Harvey's outfit, including The Root, ABC, Bustle, Uproxx, International Business Times, The Mercury News, Hip Hop Wired, and more.
 Fox – New Year’s Eve With Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square
 Twitter – @TheLesterLee's Tweet
 Twitter – @SheHatesJacoby's Tweet
 Twitter – @drewdavis71's Tweet
 Twitter – @MrFilmkritik's Tweet
 The Root – Steve Harvey’s NYE Outfit Is the 1st Casualty of Black Twitter for the 1-8
 ABC – Steve Harvey and his New Year's Eve attire go viral
 Bustle – Steve Harvey's New Year's Eve Outfit Was Epic & Twitter Was Rolling
 Uproxx – Steve Harvey’s Bonkers Times Square Outfit Inspired People To Crack Some Wild Jokes
 International Business Times – Steve Harvey's New Year's Eve Outfit Mocked As ‘Batman Villain,’ ‘Penguin,’ ‘Marshmallow’
 The Mercury News – TV this week – Steve Harvey, Ryan Seacrest and others ring in 2018
 Hip Hop Wired – Shoe Shufflin’ Steve Harvey’s New Year’s Outfit Dragged To Sunken Place on Twitter
Jan 02, 2018 at 03:11PM EST
Jan 02, 2018 at 09:26PM EST
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