*The Miss Universe folks just put an end to speculation that they’ll never hire Steve Harvey again after he announced the wrong winner on Sunday.
In an interview today on Jim Rome’s CBS Sports Radio Show, Mark Shapiro, chief content officer for “Miss Universe” owners WME | IMG, said the “Family Feud” host was “very remorseful” about the error and that Harvey was “absolutely” welcome back to host the 2016 pageant in Belize.
Shapiro said Harvey “did a great job. He was funny, he was informative, he’s high energy, he’s got a great following… 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.”
— Belize Tourism Board (@belizevacation) December 21, 2015
The Belize Tourism Board is also hoping Harvey will return as host, stating it was impressed with the way he handled himself after the mistake and that it disagreed with speculation that the incident could slam the door on his future hosting opportunities.