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23 Mar, 2015

‘It was beautiful’

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After the 60-54 win over Virginia by MSU’s basketball team, Johnson speaks to the entire team.

I just want to say, when you’re in a battle, your seniors gotta step up, all right?…See, you stepped up. And even when [Denzel] Valentine got in foul trouble, you didn’t waver. You kept going…And I think Coach was right: the defense, helping each other, talking — talking. It was beautiful. It was beautiful to watch. And even when they came back and made their run, you stuck to the game plan, you executed and you stuck together.

10 Jun, 2014

Ebony cover

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magicJohnson and his wife Cookie appears on the cover of Ebony to discuss Donald Sterling, their business endeavors, and keeping love alive after being married for many years.

We had our ups and downs. We had a period where we were about to separate.  There was a point where I was home all the time; he was working. Sometimes you start growing apart a little because he’s seeing new adventurous stuff.  He’s out in the world.  He’s growing. But I’m stagnant.

1 Dec, 2013

Magic Johnson interview

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Winfrey interviews Magic Johnson in an exclusive conversation about his health, family, and the moment he knew he had contracted HIV.

Oh, man. I think, you know, I just love her so much. As we sit here and to know what I’ve been through and, you know, just — just to hear her talk about me gets me so emotional. You know, we’ve been together a long time and she’s the perfect partner for me. And I think when people throw around soul mates and all that, I mean, we’re for real.

The Day Magic Johnson Found Out He Was HIV-Positive | Oprah’s Next Chapter | Oprah Winfrey Network