Magic Johnson Says He Had Another Admirer Before He Met His Wife Cookie
Relationships September 13, 2022
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.
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Magic explained how Cookie entered the shindig wearing the tightest jeans — something that instantly caught his attention!
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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!
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.
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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.
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!
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