Magic Johnson says he was infected with the AIDS-related virus by a woman, that he has never had a homosexual experience and that when doctors advised him to retire from pro basketball, he never gave it a second thought. I confess that after I arrived in L. Johnson also indicates that he might still play in his annual charity game to raise money for the United Negro College Fund and the Olympics next summer in Barcelona, Spain. I want it. Johnson disclosed that he found out on Oct. Johnson announced last Thursday that he had tested HIV-positive as the result of an insurance policy examination and said he had found out the test results the day before.
Nov. 6, MAGIC DISCUSSES HOW HE GOT HIV - Chicago Tribune
Johnson, who retired from the Los Angeles Lakers last week after testing positive for HIV, wrote the article in conjunction with Roy Johnson no relation , a Sports Illustrated writer and author of the basketball star's biography. Johnson said he learned he had the virus after Dr. He said his first thought was about his wife of two months, Cookie, who was seven weeks pregnant. Now Johnson says he is more optimistic, even claiming he will beat the disease that has no cure.
By Daniel Bates For Dailymail. He had just told his wife that he had HIV and that his glittering basketball career was over. But Earvin 'Magic' Johnson faced something even more humiliating than giving his beloved Cookie the shocking news. That night in the Los Angeles Lakers point guard 'locked himself in a room and called the long list of women with whom he'd been intimate', Cookie writes.
Karen rarely speaks about her ghost of a friend, Debra. Karen — my mother — is sitting under a hair dryer in her kitchen. But, for now, though, my mother asks me about my brother. She asks me if I voted. Especially against Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics.