“Aesthetically doesn’t look good”: Michael Jordan’s son Marcus addresses issues in life with father’s teammates’ ex-wife Larsa Pippen

Michael Jordan’s NBA career will be remembered for years to come by future generations. His legendary status continues to act as a powerful source of inspiration for many of today’s top players, including LeBron James. Jordan’s spectacular career with the Chicago Bulls was highlighted by capturing six NBA championships, which he accomplished alongside his teammate Scottie Pippen.

But, just as Michael Jordan left an indelible mark on the hardwood, he looks to be forging a new one off it. Recent developments indicate that his son, Marcus Jordan, may be facing some major difficulties in life.

Michael Jordan’s son, Marcus’ blunt message for detractors

Michael Jordan’s son, Marcus, who wants his father to be the best man in his wedding, delivered a blunt message for those questioning his relationship with Larsa Pippen, the ex-wife of Scottie Pippen, during an interview with Pablo Torre. Both Marcus and Larsa discussed their unique relationship dynamics and addressed the criticisms surrounding their romance.

Larsa Pippen acknowledged the unusual nature of their relationship, stating, “Aesthetically, it probably doesn’t look good. Pippen said of the peculiarity of their relationship. Just to hear of it, it doesn’t resonate well with people.”

Michael Jordan' son Marcus son enjoys fathers support in his relationship
Michael Jordan Via Getty

Marcus Jordan, however, expressed his firm stance on their relationship and shared a blunt message for those who doubt its authenticity. In response to doubters, Marcus adopted a resilient attitude, saying, “That’s kind of my mentality—f*** ’em all. I just feel like we complement each other in so many different ways. I just feel like we’re living in our truth, and anybody that isn’t happy about it can p*ss off.” 

However, their relationship remains steadfast despite public scrutiny. This candid exchange revealed the couple’s commitment to each other and their willingness to disregard external judgments.

Marcus reveals MJ’s thought process about the relationship

In the same interview, while talking to Pablo Torre and Charlotte Wilder,  Marcus Jordan shared insights into his father’s thoughts about his relationship with Larsa Pippen. Marcus emphasized that Michael Jordan values his son’s happiness and is supportive of their unconventional relationship. He recalled his father’s straightforward message, “The main thing from my dad was, ‘You’re a grown adult.’ Ultimately, as long as I’m happy, he’s happy. He’s never intervened in my dating life before Larsa, and he’s not going to start now.” Marcus said.

Michael Jordan' son Marcus son enjoys fathers support in his relationship
Michael Jordan Via Getty

The revelation during the interview illustrates Michael Jordan’s stance on his son’s romantic choices, indicating that he prioritizes Marcus’s happiness and independence. While the relationship between Marcus Jordan and Larsa Pippen continues to attract attention, Michael Jordan has chosen not to interfere.

The future of this intriguing dynamic relationship promises more drama, particularly with the couple’s upcoming appearance on The Real Housewives of Miami. The possibility of Scottie Pippen’s perspective on this situation promises additional intrigue. Despite any public scrutiny and skepticism surrounding the relationship, the Jordan family remains steadfast in their support of Marcus and Larsa.

Shariare Hasib

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Shariare Hasib is an NBA Editor at SportsKnot. With a master's degree in journalism from a prestigious university, Shariare started writing about the sport during his undergraduate years. Since then, he has been fascinated by LeBron James' lasting impact as well as Stephen Curry's incredible consistency. He specializes in live basketball coverage. Apart from reporting on trade speculations and match updates during off-season activities, Shariare frequently interacts with fan communities to stay abreast of the constantly evolving NBA scene.


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