The Chicago Bulls All-Star was said to be so impressed with how Johnson handled the situation with EJ that he's leaning on him for support, the reported.
"Michael is having mixed emotions that his only daughter could be gay," a source reportedly said.
Chauncey, who is 35 years old today, works in real estate in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives.
In 1982, Perkins reportedly filed a paternity suit naming Johnson as the father but dropped the suit before it reached a conclusion — because she couldn’t afford an attorney.
"Michael loves all of his kids unconditionally, but he was shocked to find out about Jasmine. "Michael and (his ex-wife) Juanita are both at a loss, and they're concerned about how this will affect Jasmine's future." Jasmine, a junior at Syracuse University has yet to confirm whether she's gay or not, but she posted a message on Instagram, saying, "Until Love, Trust, Honesty, Repost, Loyalty, Commitment, Genuine, Happiness and other charactertsitics or aspects I want in a relationship is defined by one gender then and only then will I discuss my sexual preference." According to the source, Magic told Michael to "just love her and to let her know that she owes it to herself to be 100 percent genuine and to live her life to the fullest." "Magic told him all of those things can still happen for Jasmine," the source added.
First, Phil Jackson lost the girl and then the job.
LOS ANGELES -- The 20-year-old son of basketball great Magic Johnson is surprised by the public interest in his being gay, something that he revealed to his supportive family several years ago. J., says he feels like he's coming out of the closet a second time and that he's "reveling" in the experience -- even though news of his sexual orientation broke publicly sooner than he had planned. My sister and I have always been really close and she's been really supportive as with my brother.
Jeanie Buss picks Lakers over engagement to Phil Jackson Clearly, the results don’t mean much to the Knicks owner.The decision by Jeanie Buss on Tuesday to detonate the Lakers front office and install Magic Johnson as the President of Basketball Operations should end years of speculation that Jackson would one day return to Los Angeles as the celebrity savior of the once proud franchise. Jackson could conceivably return as an advisor – the job Jackson wanted with the Knicks before Garden Chairman James Dolan made him an offer he couldn’t refuse – but Magic’s hiring to run the Lakers eliminates Jackson from being the sole ruler of the Lakers kingdom. Lakers name Magic Johnson president of basketball operations Tuesday’s news comes two months after Jackson announced via Twitter that he and Buss, his long-time girlfriend, were calling it quits.It seemed a little odd that Jackson would use social media to reveal his relationship status but Twitter has been Jackson’s favorite form of communication this season, much to Carmelo Anthony’s chagrin.According to Radar Online, an Atlanta woman by the name of Renee Perkins has come forward with the claim that she had a child from an early 1980s relationship with basketball great Earvin “Magic” Johnson, who allegedly took off after Perkins revealed her pregnancy to him.Perkins told Radar Online that she raised her son Chauncey on her own despite several attempts to prove Johnson’s paternity. Charles Tucker tried to convince her to abort the child. Tucker] told me I really had to get an abortion, and that Magic was not going to be with me because he had his career to worry about,” she said.