Magic Johnson can now add recipient of the Brass Ring Award to his resume.
The NBA legend-turned-esteemed business man was recognized at the Mercedes-Benz Carousel of Hope Ball over the weekend for is his various humanitarian efforts. HipHollywood was on the red carpet to catch up with honoree and his uber supportive family about the special award.
“This is like special for us because you never think you’d be honored by your friend,” the 55-year-old told us.
Magic’s son EJ, who recently underwent gastric sleeve surgery also chimed in, telling HipHollywood that “It’s always exciting when Dad gets honored. So we are obviously excited to come out and support him tonight when he accepts this amazing award. ”
The Johnson clan along with Hollywood’s elite attended the annual fund raising soiree, which benefited clinical care and research at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes.
“When you think about the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, that’s really effecting not only myself and our families, but a lot of minorities too,” Johnson explained.
For For for more on the center for diabetes head over to barbaradaviscenter.org
Clapback Queen … Yvette Nicole Brown Got Time Today!
Yes, you can now call Yvette Nicole Brown the “clapback queen”.
Brown has proven she has a way with words and is lethal with her language when it comes to social media shade. And while she tries not to dish it out too often, she found plenty of time to set folks straight about the cancellation of her comedy The Mayor.
The show starring Brown and Brandon Michael Hall never quite got its footing on ABC, which Yvette understood, but it was folks thinking that Lea Michele was the real star of the show that got her fingers tapping away on Twitter.
When HH talked to Yvette she explained why she felt it was important to set the record straight. Plus she revealed the only reason she would ever delete a tweet … actually it’s two reasons.
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