it’s official! less than a year later Larsa Pippen And Scottie Pippen Their divorce finalized, she has a new boyfriend: Marcus Jordan,
“Marcus and Larsa have been dating and spending more time together in recent weeks,” a source tells Exclusively. us weekly Of real housewives of miami personality, 48, and Michael Jordanson of, 31. “They’re trying to keep it down low because of the rift between Scotty and Michael.”
While the two retired basketball players were both members of the Chicago Bulls in the 1980s and 1990s, their once tight bond eventually turned into a bitter rivalry. Scotty, 56, alleges in his unguarded The memoir, published in November 2021, said he was “upset” with 59-year-old Michael as he shed light on his NBA history the last Dance.
“He glorified Michael Jordan, while not appreciating me and my proud peers nearly enough,” wrote Scotty. “Michael deserved a large share of the blame. The producers had given him editorial control of the final product. Doc otherwise Couldn’t be released. He was the leading man and the director.”
He continued: “I expected a lot more. When I was first told about it a year ago, I couldn’t wait to hear it, knowing it would have rare footage. ,
While Michael has not publicly addressed his former partner’s complaints, his Netflix documentary premiered in April 2020 revisiting the 1997 season of Bulls. last Dance Michael’s rise to basketball stardom.
Larsa and Marcus, who have yet to publicly address their romance, looked “very hugged” at an intimate dinner at Catch Steak in New York City on Thursday, September 22.
“They’re definitely an item. As the night progressed, it was clear to everyone in the restaurant that she was really into him,” one eyewitness told Exclusive. We On Friday 23 September. “She was hugging and kissing him, and she was sitting on his lap practically until the end of dinner. It became a spectacle for the audience because it was quite distracting.”
Marcus is not the only son of the founder of Michael Jordan’s steakhouse. He shares Jeffrey, 33, Jasmine, 29, and Marcus with ex-wife Juanita Vanoy, michael and wife Yvette Prieto In February 2014 welcomed twins Victoria and Yesbell.
“When I was younger, it was really hard because people let me down, and I thought, I’ll never be as good as my father, but it made me more difficult,” Marcus told the University of Central Florida. told Alumni magazine. December 2010 How his famous father inspired his collegiate basketball stint. “Either you like my sport or not, but I’m not trying to be my dad. … I’ve been around sports for my whole life at a very high level, so I know that the various How to react in situations, as my brother does.
While Marcus didn’t play ball professionally, he found success as the founder of the Trophy Room boutique earlier this month before he was seen hanging out with a peacock persona.
Meanwhile, the Larsa Marie designer “amicably” finalized her divorce from Scotty in January after separating for the second time in November 2018. In the midst of their breakup, Larsa was candid about finding love again.
“It’s almost like a nurse and a doctor — if you’re a nurse and you’ve worked in a hospital, you’re more likely to have friends who are doctors,” she said earlier. We In January. “So, I feel like I’ve been in the basketball world for so long that I feel like I’m just surrounded by that world. It’s not like I go looking for it. It’s just there, you know?”
The reality TV star — who shares Scotty Jr., 21, Preston, 20, Justin, 17, and Sophia, 13, with her ex-husband — even admitted at the time that she was forward Growing up was trying to “avoid” athletes.
With reporting by Diana Cooper