• Cookie Johnson and Son EJ Johnson Recount How He First Came Out To His Dad Magic: 'It Was A Little Tough'

    2 monthes ago - By Essence

    For some, coming out to their parents-especially when one of them happens to be an NBA Hall of Famer-is no easy thing and that can be said for EJ Johnson.
    Born in 1991 to former Los Angeles Laker legend Magic Johnson and his wife, Cookie, EJ came out to his parents as gay in when he was a teenager.
    In the newest episode of Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk, the mother and son detailed how the 26-year-old told his parents his truth and his father's initial harsh reaction.
    "We had the talk with Dad and that was a little tough," Cookie said. "My husband is the kind of...
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