Blaming Dad Michael Jordan’s Intoxicated State, Son Marcus and His Girlfriend Larsa Pippen Unveil Trauma Inducing Event

Published 07/12/2023, 8:10 AM EDT

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They say love is complicated. But add a famous dad into the mix and things can get downright messy. Larsa Pippen, the former wife of basketball legend Scottie Pippen, found herself in the midst of a storm. Michael Jordan, the 6-time NBA champion, made remarks about her relationship with his son, Marcus. Now, the famous couple has taken to their ‘Separation Anxiety‘ podcast to spill the tea on this cringe-worthy incident.

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Let’s get into Larsa’s take on the situation and check out her feelings on the alleged nod from His Airness.

Larsa Pippen reflects on the stand by Michael Jordan

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It seems things are heating up in the Larsa-Marcus saga. MJ was recently asked if he approves of his son’s relationship and bluntly, he replied “No.

Marcus, son of the Chicago Bulls legend, tried to clear the air. However, TMZ shared a tweet recently showing Larsa’s side of the story.

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In the latest episode of their podcast, Larsa Pippen did not hold back in expressing how Michael Jordan‘s comments had a deep impact on her. She revealed that when MJ bluntly stated his disapproval of her romance with Marcus, she felt more than just a little embarrassed.

Larsa disclosed that the comments were not only embarrassing but downright traumatizing for her, given the previous conversations she had with Marcus and his family.

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You see, she had been reassured countless times that there were no issues among the Jordans about their relationship. So, naturally, she believed it was all smooth sailing. Moreover, she even confidently told the media that MJ approved of their union. But in an unexpected turn of events, Larsa found herself at the center of an uncomfortable situation.

I was like traumatized,” she confessed. “People think I lied.” While Larsa’s experience was far from pleasant, Marcus Jordan shed some light on his father’s remarks.

Marcus Jordan sets the record straight

The 32-year-old thinks that perhaps the comments were made in jest, with a little help from tequila. Marcus even revealed that MJ reached out multiple times after the incident, stressing that he was indeed okay with the couple.

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It seems that amidst the chaos, Larsa and Marcus managed to have a heartfelt conversation. Maybe it even helped them find common ground. The couple conveyed to their audience that they have talked it out and are on the same page moving forward. “I feel good right now,” Larsa shared. “I feel like we talked it through.

Love and family dynamics can be a tricky balancing act. Especially when you’re in a relationship with someone who has a legendary father figure like Michael Jordan. Larsa Pippen experienced firsthand the fallout of MJ’s comments. However, Marcus Jordan provided some clarity, suggesting that his dad’s remarks were more light-hearted than initially perceived.

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It’s clear that Larsa and Marcus are now focused on moving past this incident and strengthening their bond.

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