Steve Harvey in 2015
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Steve Harvey doesn't want "no damn race team." Harvey went on his radio show today to correct a story that TMZ Sports reported (and The Root picked up) noting that Harvey wanted to start a racing team with Terrance Cox, CEO of Diversity Motorsports, but NASCAR shot them down. Cox then filed a $500 million lawsuit claiming racial discrimination.

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Harvey has stated that the whole story isn't true. According to Harvey, Cox approached him about working with underprivileged youths, something Harvey was all for. Harvey says things took a turn for the worse when Cox began talking about having young people boycott Coca-Cola.

"I said, ‘Wait a minute, man, I'm not sending no young kids down to block no street in Atlanta in front of Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola ain't done nothing to me. Coca-Cola ain't done nothing to them,’” Harvey said. "‘Something happen to one of these kids … you've got to be kidding me, man. Now, if you want to expose them to NASCAR, then that's what I'll do.’"

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In case Harvey's message wasn't clear, he added: "I don't want no damn race team! I don't even like fast-ass cars."

For Cox, he had this to say: "I wish he had some money so I could sue him, but he ain't got none.”

Watch Harvey clear up everything in the video below: