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Cookie Johnson discusses her new book, “Believing In Magic,” and being married to her husband, Magic Johnson, for 25 years. Cookie reveals that they were separated for about two weeks back in 2001 without anyone knowing, and during that time they thought they were going to get divorce. She explains how they came to make the changes they needed to get through that time.

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Plus, she explains how she first realized that her son, EJ, was gay, and how she came to terms with it as his mother and as someone who believes in God. Click on the audio player to hear more Cookie in this exclusive interview from Gary’s Tea.

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