Look out, Mariah Carey.
Steve Harvey is coming for your title of Biggest and Most Annoying Diva in the History of Hollywood.
Earlier this week, a letter allegedly written by the talk show host to his employees surfaced online.
In the memo, which was likely leaked by a disgruntled ex-employee, Harvey asks for total and complete privacy from his underlings.
It was sent prior to Season 5 of Harvey’s talk show and it asks for staff members to “adhere” to such rules as:
Do not come to my dressing room unless invited.
Do open my dressing room door.
Do not wait in the hallway to speak to me.
Do not attempt to walk with me.
Harvey really could have saved himself a lot of time and effort if he had simply written "STAY THE HELL AWAY FROM ME!" instead.
Take a look at the controversial memo below:
Was it really written and passed along by Harvey?
Yes, the comedian himself verified as much in a follow-up discussion with Entertainment Tonight on Thursday.
"I could not find a way to walk from the stage to my dressing room, to sit in my makeup chair, to walk from my dressing room to the stage or to just sit and have lunch without somebody just walking in," Harvey explained to ET, adding:
"I've always had a policy where, you know, you can come and talk to me - so many people are great around here, but some of them just started taking advantage of it."
Harvey went on to say that people on his staff would dare to bring friends to set and they would then dare to ask for autographs or not knock when entering his personal space.
And he just couldn't handle it any longer.
“In hindsight, I probably should've handled it a little bit differently,” Harvey admits, adding that he wanted to email “asking everyone to simply honor and respect” his privacy.
"I just didn't want to be in this prison anymore where I had to be in this little room, scared to go out and take a breath of fresh air without somebody approaching me, so I wrote the letter," he concluded.
"I don't apologize about the letter, but it's kind of crazy what people who took this thing and ran, man.”
It's also kind of crazy to compare fame to a prison and to say you were "scared" to walk around the set of your own talk show.
Just shut up, loser.
Harvey, who also hosts Family Feud and Little Big Shots, will be moving his talk show to Los Angeles for the new season this fall.
We hope no one watches it.
This guy sucks.