Steve Harvey was been cleared of the child abuse charges brought up against him. The allegations stemmed from his ex-wife Mary Harvey and their son together, Wynton.
According to Mary, Harvey beat the crap out of Wynton when he was eleven. According to a police report, Steve went over the edge when he got a phone call from Wynton’s school about his son lying about doing his homework. Wynton alleged Steve hit him with a belt, then a paddle board, and sustained injuries that included bruises to his butt, thigh and legs. The boy told cops he had trouble urinating for days after the beating.
After a full investigation by the Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services, Harvey was cleared of the allegations. “Based on the information obtained, the child does not appear to be at risk … the case is closed without further investigation,” they concluded.
But the story doesn’t end there. In 2011, Wynton — who is now 16 — went to live with his father. Apparently still bitter, Mary decided to leak some information about the alleged incident to the media. A judge in the case was not happy about it at all. She was sent to jail on contempt charges on Thursday (Dec. 19). The judge felt that it went against her protective order and has her serving a 30-day sentence.
Three days ago, Harvey had all his kids on the set of his TV show, the Steve Harvey Show, including Wynton. In addition to Wynton, Harvey has three other kids — twin daughters, Karli and Brandi, and a son, Broderick Jr. — from his first marriage to Marcia Harvey.