February 16, 2021
Cookie Johnson joins the list of celebrities who celebrated this year's Valentine's Day. She took a trip down memory lane with throwback images of her and her husband, Magic Johnson.
A few hours ago marked the famous lovers' day celebration. February 14, 2021 featured people across the globe paying tribute to their successful love relationships and partners despite the ongoing global health crisis.
For Cookie Johnson, it was a time to showcase her awe-inspiring love story with her NBA star husband Magic Johnson, the man she has been married to for nearly three decades.
The author chose to recall memories of their fairytale romance. 62-year-old Cookie shared three images in her Valentine's Day post. The first showed Magic looking intently at his wife who smiled as she spoke.
A second slide showed the couple twinning in sky blue outfits. While a younger-looking Cookie opted for a deep V-neck dress, her husband dressed in a two-piece suit.
Fans were treated to a more recent shot of the pair in the third slide. The NBA star held his wife in a partial embrace as she stood beside him with her hand on her waist. Cookie sweetly penned down a sweet caption that read:
"We fit like hand and glove from day one. Happy Valentine's Day My Love."
The heartwarming caption ended with lovestruck, hearts, and the kissing emoji. Fans were delighted to tap into their love story, and they went on to praise the couple.
Cookie's love for her husband is no news to the media. While they seem like a couple from a perfect romance novel, they have experienced their fair share of marital issues.
He even gave her an option of leaving, but she chose to stay and committed herself to fighting the disease alongside Magic.
In 2016, the author spoke publicly on how they both handled a health crisis in their home. She went on about how discovering her husband's HIV status—which turned out to be positive in 1991, affected their marriage.
The 62-year-old admitted that it was heartbreaking when her husband broke the news. He gave her the option of leaving, but she chose to stay.
Cookie committed herself to fighting the disease alongside Magic—even though he had contracted the disease from one of his numerous sexual partners.
They have been together for more than two decades, and they can confidently brag that they did make the right choice by sticking together. They have also shown that love conquers all.