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Magic Johnson

DONALD STERLING NEEDS HELP

We Should Pray for Him

5/13/2014 10:24 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Magic Johnson has finally responded to Donald Sterling's vicious attack -- telling us the disgraced Clippers owner is deeply troubled ... and is in desperate need of help. 

Johnson just called in to "TMZ Live" ... and fired back at Sterling's allegations that he ignores the black community ... telling us he's dedicated his life -- and billions of dollars -- to giving back. 

"I'm a proud black man. I'm a leader in the black community and I take that role seriously," Johnson said. 

Magic says ... instead of attacking Sterling, he thinks the guy needs help -- and says he is praying for him. Though he points out Sterling has NOT once truly apologized to him or the black community. 

Johnson also says Sterling is pissed at the wrong person -- telling us, "He should point the anger at the young woman."

Magic says he thinks Sterling was also trying to pit blacks and Jews against each other during his interview with CNN -- but says he will NOT succeed. 

In the end, Magic says he's very secure with himself and won't let Sterling's comments bring him down -- saying, "It's sad. We just got to pray for him."

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effthemedia    

Here comes world war 3....started by the media....

127 days ago
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Trigga31    

A leader? He cheated on his wife and got aids...I guess he is a black role model

127 days ago
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Mr Wood    

HEY MAGIC....F(U)CK STERLING AND THE REST OF HIS SUPPORTERS....HIS A$$ IS NOW GOT "FOOT IN MOUTH" DISEASE AND TRYING TO BACK PEDDLE......SORRY DONALD, THE BULLET IS OUT OF THE GUN....SO GO LIVE ON AN ISLAND SOMEWHERE WITH THAT "TRANNY" AND CALL IT A LIFE!!

127 days ago
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Luz    

Instead, we should pray for "magic". He's got HIV due to his irresponsible behavior, and Donald Sterling is right. Apart from making a lot of money he's done nothing for his people. He would look better if he stayed quiet.

127 days ago
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Mikey    

Why is Magic lying and what else is he lying about?

He's lying about not wanting to buy the Clippers. Its already be reported by multiple source that he and his billionaire backers, the Guggenheim Partners, want to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers.
Magic already tried to buy the Lakeers but the Buss family said they're not selling.

127 days ago
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Na.na.na.na Booboo.....stick ya head in doodoo    

Pray for em boff. And magic needs special prayers for that fairy queen/5 alarm flame he got there

127 days ago
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Whocatea123     

Exactly he knows sterling is right about him !! :))) .... Ppl need to drop this completely is annoying and no one cares anymore .

127 days ago
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Skit    

Is that what Magic Johnsons Guggenheim Group told him to say? Since he is just a black puppet for the jew group you all know he only says whats approved by his masters I mean "partners"

127 days ago
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Mikey    

Magic is like the lying preach with the big bright smiling face.

127 days ago
10.

J    

Magic has nothing to do with this. Donald Sterling is a piece of trash that gives Not only Los Angeles, but America a bad name. Let's start standing up for what is right. Magic has nothing to do with this, or his transgressions 30 years ago. If everyone got HIV when they cheated in there wives we as a civilization would end. Get Donald Sterling, and his trash bag wife out of the NBA.

127 days ago
11.

Gary    

Why is everyone blaming the girl?...she wasn't the one making the comments....and why is Magic blaming her?.because she exposed Sterling for what he is?...I think Magic should quit blaming her and Tommy fatso Lasorda as well....in other words they say it's cool to talk like he did, but the damn girl is wrong for letting people know....really?

127 days ago
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Your mom    

Magic turned one of the worst situations into an opportunity to educate millions on safe sex and HIV prevention. He's created thousands of jobs in minority communities, donated millions of his own money and help raise millions more for a variety of charities. He's not a good man, he's a great man.

127 days ago
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effthemedia    

I wish people of all races, colors, and religions would wake up and realize that we are all being plotted against each other...fox...cnn...tmz is all to blame.

127 days ago
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Rectum? Damn Nearly Killed Him!    

What the NBA needs right now is a good Rape Scandal........ Kobe do your thing....

127 days ago
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Mikey    

Fast forward to where Magic buys the team and says with the big fake smile, I didn't steal the team, it was a legit offer.

127 days ago
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