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Steve Harvey has a reason to smile today! Despite the public embarrassment from memes and ish talkers after his Sunday snafu heard around the world at the Miss Universe pageant, the organization is open to having him back. Deets inside…

After announcing the wrong winner at the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday, Steve Harvey took full ownership of the snafu despite video and reports pointing to the teleprompters and producers having some blame in the matter. Now, there’s good news for Steve’s camp.

Mark Shapiro, Chief Content Officer at WME|IMG (the company who now owns the Miss Universe Pageant after Donald Trump sold it to them) gave a promising interview today. He told CBS Sports Radio that he DEFINITELY wants Steve back as the host of next year’s pageant in Belize.

Deadline.com reports:

…Mark Shapiro, Chief Content Officer at WME|IMG, said the Family Feud host was “very remorseful” about the error and that Harvey was “absolutely” welcome back to host the 2016 pageant. Shapiro said Harvey “did a great job. He was funny, he was informative, he’s high energy, he’s got a great following. … I definitely want him back, and I would hate to see him not come back. He’s going to want a shot to redeem himself.”

The Belize tourism board co-signs saying in a tweet:

Dear @IAMSteveHarvey, we all make mistakes. You handled yours with class. Would you host our next pageant? @CostaMayaFest#MissUniverse2015

Looks like everyone’s on board to have him back. So Steve is STILL winning.

Catch up on everything that went down HERE.

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