Steve Harvey Confesses He's Terrible At Babysitting
Joshua Patton 9/12/2017
Steve Harvey, comedian and talk show host, visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! to promote his new daytime talk show, and shared a story about how babysitting his grandchildren went all wrong.
Harvey, one of the "original kings of comedy," spent most of his career living in his native Chicago, Illinois, but has since moved to Los Angeles to host this new show. Since LA has much better weather than Chicago, Harvey said that his grown children come to visit him a lot more, meaning he and his wife Marjorie are often asked to babysit their grandchildren.
"We miss you," Harvey said his kids will say, jokingly adding that wasn't something they said often before. He suspects they miss the "swimming pools" and "palm trees" more than him. He also now has four grandchildren, the oldest of which is almost three-years-old.
Harvey said he doesn't have the energy in his old age to watch such little children as closely as he should. He told a story about his eldest granddaughter, Rose, who had a potty training accident and tried to hide it while his wife Marjorie was doing her daily exercise routine.
Harvey left his grandchildren in the TV room, watching the show Peppa Pig, when Rose had her accident.
"She has an accident...but she's a very smart little girl. So she tries to clean herself. ... She takes a whole pack of baby wipes ... and cleaned herself. Now this is a three-year-old cleaning, so it ain't clean at all."
Rose wasn't done, however. She took the dirty baby wipes, and put them back in the container and sealed it shut with tape. Then she took her dirty pull-up training paints, balled them up, and tossed them in her one-year-old brother's playpen.
"She tried to frame him!"
Harvey, who said that while his grandkids like Peppa Pig and other cartoons, he likes "coffee and quiet," noticed something was up and knew his wife was going to be home from her workout soon...
Watch the video below to find out how she reacted! This clip is hilarious.