“They said, we’ll announce the second runner up, and then we’ll have standing there the first runner up and Miss Universe, and we’ll do it that way,” the game show host, 64, recalled during an appearance on Comedy Gold Minds with Kevin Hart on Wednesday, April 7.
However, a third name was added the night of and he was told to read the next name from the teleprompter. “I looked at the next card. I said, ‘Miss Colombia!’”
At the December 2015 competition, Harvey mistakenly announced Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutiérrez, as the winner. Minutes later, the Family Feud host came back on stage and corrected the mistake by giving the crown to the actual winner, Miss Philippines, Pia Wurtzbach.