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Television personality Steve Harvey started a social media firestorm after a controversial segment on his show.

Fox News reports that it all started when the host poked fun at a 2002 book titled, “How to Date a White Woman: A Practical Guide for Asian Men.”

Harvey slammed Asian men in the segment, and, in a series of uncomfortable jokes, implied that no women want to date them.

The host jokingly reenacted an Asian man talking to a white woman and said:

“Excuse me, do you like Asian men? ... No, thank you.”

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He also said that black women wouldn't give Asian men the time of day:

“You like Asian men?' 'I don’t even like Chinese food. It don’t stay with you no time... I don’t eat what I can’t pronounce.”

He spent much of the poorly-received segment laughing at his own jokes.

Later in the show, during the “Ask Harvey” segment, the host seemed disappointed when a woman from the Philippines stood up to ask a question.

He asked:

“Is this a nightmare?”

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Harvey has now faced considerable backlash for his comments on the show, according to Yahoo! News.

Many outraged users took to Twitter to complain about the host's not-so-kind words on Asian date-ability:

Harvey hasn't issued a direct response to the fall out, but he posted this video clip from his appearance on the “Oprah Winfrey Network,” in which he discusses how he deals with “haters.”

Harvey is also currently the host of “Family Feud,” and slated to host “Miss Universe” again later this month.

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