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Steve Harvey opens up about his friend Bill Cosby

Steve Harvey has opened up about learning of his friend Bill Cosby's sex assault allegations and praised the comedian for urging him to stay away so he wouldn't be dragged down as well. 

The Family Feud host said he picked up the phone to reach out to Cosby when the alleged sex assault scandal first broke.

'When I heard all the trouble he was in, I called and asked him how he was doing,' Harvey told The Reporter. 

Steve Harvey has opened up about learning of his friend Bill Cosby's sex assault allegations and praised the comedian for urging him to stay away so he wouldn't be dragged down as well

Steve Harvey has opened up about learning of his friend Bill Cosby's sex assault allegations and praised the comedian for urging him to stay away so he wouldn't be dragged down as well

'You know what he says to me? "Hey man, I appreciate you calling, but just stay away from me right now. You don't need none of this on you. Whatever happens to me, happens to me, but don't you get none of this on you".

'That's an amazing thing for a guy to say.' 

He admitted that the pair hadn't spoken in several months but their friendship remained strong because of how Cosby initially showed him the ropes of the industry. 

'When I'm your friend, I'm your friend,'

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