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July 07, 2020

Cookie Johnson Shares Throwback 4th of July Pic with Husband Magic and Encourages People to Vote

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Cookie Johnson celebrated Independent Day in style as she reminisced on older times and addressed a thoughtful message to her fans.

NBA legend Magic Johnson's wife, Cookie Johnson, was all about the national holiday in a recent Instagram post. The public figure shared a throwback image of her and her spouse as she commemorated the 4th of July.

Cookie Johnson and Magic Johnson at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'The Legend Of Tarzan' at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 27, 2016 in Hollywood, California | Photo: Getty Images

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Cooke's two-photo post showed her and her spouse standing on the deck on a yacht during a seeming vacation. The duo was locked in a warm embrace as they smiled for the camera. While Cookie donned a sleeveless silk dress, her spouse rocked a red t-shirt and a pair of white trousers.

Magic announced his HIV status back in 1991 at Inglewood, California. The startling news came when his wife, Cookie, was pregnant with their son,  EJ Johnson.

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Behind the star couple were the dark waters and a bright display of fireworks. The next slide was an up-close shot of the fireworks while different boats came into view. Cookie wrote in her celebratory caption:

"As we prepare to celebrate #IndependenceDay, not like we have before, remember how we can celebrate freedom throughout the year…"

Cookie continued as she encouraged fans and citizens to carry out their civic rights by getting registered and voting during elections.

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According to Biography, Magic, whose real name is Earvin Johnson Jr. started his career in the NBA after studying at Michigan University.

He joined the Los Angeles Lakers in 1979 and was a champion for over  20 years and made his mark as a basketball superstar. Magic had some rocky times after he was diagnosed with HIV.

The Undefeated reports that Magic announced his HIV status back in 1991 at Inglewood, California. The startling news came when his wife, Cookie, was pregnant with their son,  EJ Johnson.

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People reports that Magic and Cookie were a romantic duo at their combined 60th birthdays. Their marriage had been an enduring one, and well-wishers were happy for the two as they rang in a milestone age.

The couple's party was a splendid affair as many celebrities like Angela Bassett, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Tucker, and Boris Kodjoe graced the occasion.

According to Essence, Cookie and Magic's 28th anniversary was a celebration of love and life as the couple went all out on social media.

In his heartfelt Instagram post, Magic shared a throwback photo of him and his longtime spouse while stating that he made the right decision by marrying her.

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