When an image is in need of repair the experts call Judy Smith. No, she’s not a master at Photoshop. Judy is the main inspiration behind Scandal‘s Olivia Pope character and an expert at fixing public perception.
Steve Harvey has made a few missteps lately, including meeting with Donald Trump. His team obviously decided it was time for a media makeover.
The New York Daily News were amongst the first to report the hire.
A source close to the situation tells Confidential that handlers for Harvey have been in contact with crisis control expert Judy Smith, the real-life fixer upon whom the TV show “Scandal” is based.
Smith, one of the best in the business, has been linked to scandals involving infamous White House intern Monica Lewinsky, disgraced TV host Paula Deen, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, former NFL star Michael Vick and tax cheat Wesley Snipes.
Steve Harvey still has a lot of star power but his image in the black community, which still comprise a large portion of his hardcore fans, has been greatly tarnished.
Lets see if Ms. Judy Smith can help him.