Larsa Pippen and boyfriend Marcus Jordan are planning to debate his father Michael Jordan’s criticism about their relationship — they usually aren’t letting that faze their connection.
“Marcus and Larsa are actually comfortable and specializing in their relationship,” a supply solely tells Us Weekly. “They’ll tackle Michael this week on their podcast, ‘Separation Anxiousness.’”
The basketball icon, 60, was requested his ideas on Marcus’ relationship with Pippen, who’s the ex-wife of Michael’s former teammate Scottie Pippen, on Sunday, July 2. After a Backgrid photographer questioned if Michael accredited of the twosome’s romance, he succinctly replied, “No.”
Us broke the information in September 2022 that Larsa, 48, and Marcus, 32, had began courting however have been maintaining their relationship on the “down low” as a result of longstanding rift between Scottie, 57, and Michael. (The 2 former professional athletes have been Chicago Bulls teammates within the Nineteen Eighties and Nineteen Nineties, a long time earlier than Scottie slammed Michael’s The Final Dance for glossing over his teammates’ accomplishments relating to the Bulls’ rise to the highest.)
Larsa and Marcus — whom Michael shares with ex-wife Juanita Vanoy — finally took their relationship public earlier this 12 months.
“✔️Checks over stripes🏆,” the Actual Housewives of Miami star captioned an Instagram picture of the couple in January as they posed in Marcus’ Trophy Room boutique in entrance of a floral association that resembled Michael’s basketball jersey.
Larsa and Scottie’s 4 kids — Scotty Jr., 22, Preston, 21, Justin, 18, and Sophia, 14 — rapidly accredited of their mother’s new beau.
“They love Marcus. Like, they love him and I really feel like we discuss the identical issues,” Larsa — who finalized her divorce from Scottie in 2021 — solely informed Us Weekly final month. “So after I’m speaking to my older son Scotty about basketball, Marcus is in on the dialog. [Then when I am] speaking to my son Preston about trend, Marcus has a clothes retailer — he has a boutique — so he chimes in. It’s simply a straightforward match for our household.”
On the time, Larsa and Marcus claimed to Us that his well-known household have been “warming up” to their relationship — and his cameos on RHOM.
“I allow them to know that I positively filmed slightly bit with Larsa this season,” Marcus informed Us in June. “We’re tremendous non-public as a household, however they know I’m an grownup. They belief that I can navigate that universe. Nevertheless it’s positively been a studying curve for certain.”
The couple’s iHeartRadio podcast, titled “Separation Anxiousness,” drops new episodes on Tuesdays.
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With reporting by Sarah Jones