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“We Would’ve Got Divorced”: Magic Johnson Admits Dark Secret on His Marriage

Published 04/17/2022, 8:00 AM EDT

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Apple TV+ and NBA legend Magic Johnson have come up with an exciting new documentary series, “They Call Me Magic“, for NBA fans. He will take you through his personal and professional life and give you all the information you want to know about him.

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A global debut is expected to take place on April 22. During the premiere episode of the series, we saw many famous celebrities from an array of fields, including music, film, and basketball. There were several basketball legends in attendance, along with more famous stars such as Samuel L. Jackson, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Stevie Wonder, Stephen A. Smith, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and others, along with Magic’s wife, Cookie, and their children, EJ, Elisa and Andre.

It was a great event, and the fans are eagerly waiting to see more glimpses of the movie. At the event, Johnson answered many questions and gave interviews about the documentary, but one of those answers really stuck out to fans and media alike. Johnson revealed the dark secret of his marriage.


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They discussed how it could have been worse if the timing hadn’t been right. As we can see from the pictures that have been released, the screening at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles went extremely well.

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According to Access Hollywood, he admitted things about his marriage during the interview. In addition, he revealed that it was true that he had called off his engagement with his current spouse so that he could focus strictly on basketball.

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“I’m glad that it went that way because we are having the best times of our lives. We’ve been married 30 years, and it’s still like yesterday. If we’d got married while I was playing, we would’ve got divorced – fast,” he said, accepting what has happened and being grateful for it. On April 22, you can see “They Call Me Magic,” on Apple TV+. 


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This documentary will provide you with all the information about Johnson’s on-court and off-court activities. You will be taken on a journey through his life with all the events that happened during his career as a professional basketball player. Let us know what you think in the comment section below.



Anshika Rai

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Anshika Rai is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Anshika has been following NBA for many years now.

Edited By: Arunaditya Aima