Magic Johnson Says He Had Another Admirer Before He Met His Wife Cookie September 13, 2022 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Magic Johnson is revealing to Jennifer Hudson how he met his wife — but her roommate had eyes on him first! On Tuesday’s episode of “The Jennifer Hudson Show,” the legendary basketball player detailed the night when the two met at a college party. Watch “The Jennifer Hudson Show” clips on YouTube Magic explained how Cookie entered the shindig wearing the tightest jeans — something that instantly caught his attention! JHud Is Vivacious in Vintage Interviewing Magic Johnson & Mickey Guyton View Story After she showed off her impressive dance skills, Magic knew he had to see her again. So, when the party was over, the athlete patiently waited by the exit and successfully got Cookie’s number. Score! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok Despite their cute meeting, the acclaimed baller later learned that Cookie’s roommate told her three weeks prior that she wanted to get with Magic! However, Magic and Cookie officially became an item — and the rest is history. I had so much fun joining Jennifer Hudson for the premiere week of her new show @JHudShow ! Thank you for having me and best of luck on your new show! pic.twitter.com/dwheECje0a— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) September 13, 2022 @MagicJohnson While sitting down with JHud, Magic said he and Cookie will celebrate their 31st wedding anniversary on Wednesday. Magic Johnson, Viola Davis & Colman Domingo Join Premiere Week Guests View Story Last year, for the couple’s 30th, Magic wanted to do something big — but had to deal with complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe to the “Jennifer Hudson Show” newsletter As a solution, Magic rented out a ballroom at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills and the loving couple enjoyed a private concert by soul band Frankie Beverly & Maze. Just two chairs, a table, and some romantic music! Mickey Guyton & JHud Bond Over Their Past Jobs: ‘We Have Something in Common’ View Story Watch more, below! “The Jennifer Hudson Show” airs weekdays. Check your local listings.