Magic Johnson cried when son came out. The tea is being spilled. According to Magic Johnson’s youngest son EJ, his father Magic broke down and cried when he told him he was coming out as a gay man. EJ and his mother Cookie Johnson were guest on Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk and spilled the beans that Magic did not take the news well at all. He made it clear that this was not the life he wanted for his son.