September 2017
 << < > >>


Who's Online?

Member: 0
Visitor: 1

rss Syndication


04:04:49 am

Magic Johnson + Cookie: Keeping Up with the Johnsons - Entertainment & Culture

It had been an 85-degree Saturday morning throughout April when Cookie and Magic Johnson were engaged as for you to what has become any relaxing weekend routine: breakfast in a neighborhood Los Angeles restaurant, just the 2 involving them.

"And then boom!" recalls Magic. His phone began for you to buzz incessantly along with news alerts along with tweets too numerous in order to ignore. Gossip blogs as well as news commentators were reporting in which Donald Sterling, the owner with the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers, has been caught about tape making racist remarks, which includes any reference to a Instagram photo associated with Magic.

"I've reached operate home. Everything's changed," Magic recalls declaring in the moment as his plans to take his wife to some movie--one regarding their nearly all favorite couple's activities--fell through the wayside. Using one final bite, he ended up being off to become able to be... Magic the Elder Statesman.

Days later, sitting within the Beverly Hills office associated with Magic Johnson Enterprises Inc., the particular 54-year-old NBA legend-turned-businessman reflects about the week which preceded his EBONY interview when information in the tape first broke. Although your circumstance had small to complete with him personally, Magic, with his lengthy reputation becoming any trusted authority inside sports and business, personally stepped throughout because the perfect mediator. His affable demeanor as well as megawatt smile labored in tandem along with his sage advice, which stored players targeted and also assisted calm national outrage. "I'm glad in which I had been in the position to fully stand up with regard to our folks and be the voice," says Magic inside retrospect. Nevertheless throughout truth, your media frenzy surrounding the actual incident that might later on contact for that Clipper owner's ouster brought out the actual former star athelete's competitive side, which may be in absolutely no way way away.

Read the others within the July-dated issue regarding EBONY magazine!

Admin · 110 views · Leave a comment

Permanent link to full entry


No Comment for this post yet...

Leave a comment

New feedback status: Published

Your URL will be displayed.

Please enter the code written in the picture.

Comment text

   (Set cookies for name, e-mail and url)