DIVORCE

Steve Harvey Responds To Ex's YouTube Allegations (LISTEN)

01/25/2011 03:18 pm 15:18:31 | Updated May 25, 2011

Steve Harvey took to his radio show Monday morning to dispel allegations that he was a serial cheater during his 10-year marriage to Mary Shackelford-Harvey.

In a series of YouTube videos posted online this weekend, Mary claimed that the famed comedian and author cheating on her throughout their marriage and left her with nothing--including her son--after their messy divorce.

"He turned my son against me, had me evicted me from our house, I was thrown out...he manipulated the courts, everything against me," she says. "I woke up everything was gone."

Steve Harvey addressed the rumors on his nationally syndicated talk show.

"I know the truth," he said. "But the matter is, the part that's hurtful in this is my wife and children had to be drugged [sic] into this. If you're going to be vindictive go ahead and aim it at me, but my son is coming in the room crying. And that's also her son. So why would you do this?"

He stopped short of making vindictive statements about his ex-wife.

"Here's my job as a father to my son. I've taught him to be respectful of his mother and women overall," he said. "It is still his mother, and I'm his father, and it's my job to raise him the right way."

Meanwhile, Steve Harvey's current wife Marjorie--whom Mary claimed was having an affair with her husband during their marriage--has retained a lawyer to fight Mary's allegations.

"As a wife and a mother, I cannot stand back and allow the defamation of my character or actions that will malign my family," Marjorie said in a statement.

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