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Magic Johnson's Wife Cookie Shares Tribute to Her Friend & Former 'View' Co-Host Star Jones on 58th Birthday

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Mar 27, 2020
07:20 A.M.
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Cookie Johnson joined her friend, Star Jones, in celebrating, as the former ABC host turned 58 yesterday. Johnson had pleasing words for her friend on social media.


Cookie Johnson is grateful for her close pal, Star Jones, who became a year older a while back. Johnson took to her Instagram page, where she posted a jolly snapshot while writing sweetly to the celebrant.

Cookie Johnson & Earvin 'Magic' Johnson at Mercedes-Benz presents the Carousel of Hope Ball benefitting Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes on Oct. 11, 2014 in California | Photo: Getty Images



In the photo Cookie shared, she stood beaming beside her star hubby, Magic Johnson, and Star Jones. The TV personality's hubby, Ricardo Lugo, also appeared in the photo. The celebrity wrote in her caption:

"Happy Birthday Diva @starjonesesq. Wishing you a blessed, healthy, happy day. Love you."

The photo was taken at a vantage point, and its backdrop showed an ongoing NBA game while the lot brandished radiant smiled for the camera. Many fans joined in marking Jones's big day while the birthday girl showed her appreciation in the comments.



Back in 2018, Jones was in the news after she walked down the aisle with Ricardo Lugo, a Chicago attorney. Her wedding, which had a tropical theme held at the Bahamas and had showbiz dignitaries in attendance.

Cookie pulled all the stops to throw a lavish ceremony for her spouse.

Star's dress was one of the highlights of the event as she opted for a Basso designed wedding dress. The traditional white garb bore a halter style while its floor-length bodice was Mermaid-style. The excited socialite took to her Instagram page at the time to show off the big ceremony.



Last year was an extra special one for NBA legend, Magic Johnson, who turned 60. This particular celebration would probably forever be etched in the star's memory.

As it is, Cookie pulled all the stops to throw a lavish ceremony for her spouse. After getting a luxury yacht decorated with birthday confetti, the star mom made sure to invite their celebrity friends, including LL Cool J and his wife.


Cookie started by posting an emotional post for her hubby, which included a throwback image and sweet words of admiration.  

While Magic dressed up in a casual T-shirt and shorts outfit, his wife matched his style with a simple yellow dress. 

In his appreciation post, the former Lakers point guard player spoke sweetly about his family while making it known that above all the luxury and presents, he was grateful for having his loved ones around.