Leaving Michael Jordan and Samuel L. Jackson amid European Voyage, Magic Johnson Falls in Love 6,385 Miles Away from Home

Published 08/07/2023, 6:50 AM EDT

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Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson continues to make headlines, despite bidding adieu to the NBA almost 27 years ago. After acquiring an ownership stake in the NFL’s Washington Commanders, the 63-year-old embarked on a vacation that took him many miles away from his homeland. Johnson has kept his fans updated as he tours the European continent with family and friends. His latest social media post, however, seemed to be missing two prominent people by his side.

Let’s dive deeper into Magic’s magical vacation.

Magic Johnson shares an update of his Euro trip


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A few hours ago, Magic Johnson took to Instagram to share a series of clips with his 3.5 Million followers. The first featured Johnson draping his arm around his wife, Cookie, as they posed whilst present in a room on their boat.

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The other three featured a seaside view as Johnson’s yacht approached the beautiful country of Montenegro. While one video highlighted the high rugged mountains that dominated the view, another featured a rainbow that touched upon a corner of the sky, with dark clouds marking their presence in the background.


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Tagging his wife in all four clips, Johnson captioned the post, “It’s so exciting when Cookie and I get to explore a new country and Montenegro is spectacular! This is our first time in the country and it’s beautiful and luxurious.”


Magic Johnson certainly has been having the time of his life during his recent vacation. From running into prominent celebrities like Clive Davis and Jeffrey Lurie to showing off his dance moves on the ‘soul boat’, Johnson’s fun side has been the talk of the town for quite some time now.

Johnson, however, wasn’t the only one who was indulging in the fun. The former NBA star was joined by Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan and prominent Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson as well.


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Magic Johnson’s quality time with Michael Jordan and Samuel L. Jackson

In a post shared by Johnson three weeks ago, he, MJ, and Jackson could be seen posing for a picture alongside their better halves. Another picture in the same post showed the two NBA legends smiling as a group of musicians serenaded them at the iconic ‘Da Paolino Ristorante’.

The trio seems to be sharing a strong connection over the past few months, joining each other on the vacation and staying united as they leave their troubles behind. After sharing his disapproval over his son’s latest relationship, Jordan certainly needed to spend some time with his friends and away from his problems.


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While the trio seemed to have separated for the moment, the vacation is far from over. Fans of the five-time NBA champion will keep waiting for his next update, as they travel the rest of Europe through the beautiful pictures taken by the Lakers legend.


Written by:

Ashmit Kumar


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