Steve Jets Off To St. Tropez After Hating On Flint, Michigan Water Crisis Victim

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Jun. 22 2017, Updated 8:36 p.m. ET

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Steve Harvey is happy and healthy while vacationing in St. Tropez while the people of Flint, Michigan suffer from the town's water crisis. The comedian, who received serious backlash this week after insulting the the city's current catastrophe which has left 12 people dead, was caught avoiding the scandal as he fled to St. Tropez alongside his wife Marjorie just days after his cruel comments. Click through RadarOnline.com's gallery for more.

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No one would have guessed that Harvey just horribly offended thousands of suffering people as he grinned ear-to-ear while basking in the sun during her tropical getaway.

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The funnyman, sporting a bright yellow shirt and white slacks, even laid a big wet one on his wifey while touring the town.

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As readers knows, the comedian took a call on his Steve Harvey Morning Show last Wednesday from a male resident of Flint, Michigan, who told him that Cleveland didn’t “deserve jack” following the Cavaliers’ NBA finals loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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Harvey, who used to live in Cleveland, took offense to the caller’s comment and immediately began to criticize his hometown.

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An audio was released by a listener who recorded the heated exchange, in which Harvey is heard saying: “You from Flint? That’s why y’all ain’t even got clean water. When was the last time you touched water and it didn’t have lead in it?”

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“I wasn’t talking about the city of Flint, I was talking about him,” Harvey said of the radio show caller, adding “He going to call in, say Cleveland don’t deserve jack, and he over there bathing in all that silver water.”

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Before the anonymous caller hung up, Harvey took one last swing: “one more thing… Enjoy your nice brown glass of water.”

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Harvey has since defended himself over the controversial comments, telling an Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter that he doesn't understand what the big deal is. “The uproar came. This is sort of crazy. It was out of context. I was just talking to this one guy,” he explained.

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As readers know, involuntary manslaughter charges were filed for five officials in connection with the Flint water crisis. 15 people have been charged for their roles in the scandal, which left at least 12 people dead. We pay for juicy info! Do you have a story for RadarOnline.com? Email us at tips@radaronline.com, or call us at (866) ON-RADAR (667-2327) any time, day or night.

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