Larsa Pippen is talking about her relationship with Marcus Jordan, who was recently seen with her. The couple was first spotted out to lunch together in Miami in September, according to TMZ. Marcus, 31, and Larsa, 48, were pictured cuddling at the Rolling Loud Music Festival later that month, according to Page Six.
When Scottie Pippen’s ex-wife Larsa appeared on Watch What Happens Live on Monday, host Andy Cohen questioned her about her friendship with Michael Jordan’s child.
Given the two NBA legends’ past Scottie and Michael were colleagues on the Chicago Bulls in the 1980s and 1990s, and it turned out the players weren’t as close as the public thought Cohen asked about Larsa’s relationship with Marcus.
The talk show host confirmed that Marcus was in the audience with The Real Housewives of Miami star and stated that their friendship “generated so many questions.”
“What does Scottie think about your friendship?” Cohen, 54, asked Larsa.
“I don’t know,” she answered.
A surprised Cohen followed up: “You don’t know? He’s never mentioned it to you, and you’ve never mentioned it to him?”
“No,” Larsa replied.
The WWHL host continued to press. “The kids have never said, ‘This is bugging daddy?’ ” he asked about the four kids Larsa shares with Scottie: Scotty Jr., 22, Preston, 20, Justin, 17, and Sophia, 13. “No,” Larsa said. Cohen then questioned the reality star whether she understood why some people thought their friendship was “wild.”
“I mean, I guess, yeah,” Larsa said. “But I think a lot of people think that our families were really close and intertwined, and they really weren’t.” She explained, “Like I never really knew Marcus’ mom or them; I just recently met them a couple of years ago.”
Cohen tried to convince Larsa that the friends were friends “with benefits,” but she just replied, “We’re friends.” Larsa remained strict earlier this year when PEOPLE asked about her relationship with Marcus at BravoCon.
“We’re friends,” she said. “We’ve been friends for a few years and that’s really what it is. We’re friends.”
In August, Larsa opened up about her troubles dating after her divorce from NBA alum Scottie. “I feel like I am kind of mentally in a place of, like, I was married to a really famous guy that was really cute, that had a good body, that was really successful, that gave me four gorgeous kids,” she said on an episode of Melissa Gorga’s On Display podcast. “So, where the hell are you gonna find a guy that can like, fill in — it doesn’t have to be all of those, but like, a few of those boxes.”
Larsa also admitted she “thought it was going to be easier, to be honest with you.”