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Miss Universe exec wants Steve Harvey back as host

Steve Harvey is welcome to host the Miss Universe pageant again, an executive with the organization says.

UPDATE:  Miss Colombia thanks fans, congratulates Philippines


“He was funny, he was informative, he’s high energy, he’s got a great following," Mark Shapiro, the chief content officer of the company that owns the Miss Universe Organization told the Jim Rome Show. “I definitely want him back, and I would hate to see him not come back. He’s going to want a shot to redeem himself.”

ET reported Harvey has a contract in place bringing him back as host for the next several years which the pageant folks seem to be A-OK with. Seriously - how could Steve 2.0 not be a ratings bonanza?

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