Steve Harvey's Ex Wants $60M for 'Soul Murder'

Mary Harvey files suit
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted May 19, 2017 8:04 AM CDT
Steve Harvey's Ex Wants $60M for 'Soul Murder'
A file photo of Steve Harvey.   (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

(Newser) – More bad headlines for Steve Harvey. On the heels of him having to explain a memo in which he ordered staffers of his talk show to never approach him comes a whopping lawsuit from an ex-wife. TMZ reports that Mary Harvey filed papers this week seeking $60 million, saying she's been a physical and emotional wreck since their 2005 divorce. The suit uses a volatile phrase to describe the situation: "soul murder."

E! Online says the court papers even provide a definition: "Soul murder is achieved by a combination of torture, deprivation, and brainwashing." But that's not all she's suing over: The suit also lists child endangerment, torture, conspiracy against rights, breach of contract, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Harvey's camp has not responded publicly. (Read more Steve Harvey stories.)

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