Larsa Pippen has put Marcus Jordan on the grid!
The Real Housewives of Miami star, 48, seemingly made her long-rumored romance with the son of NBA legend Michael Jordan Instagram official on Monday, sharing a photograph of her and her new beau, 32, posing arm-in-arm.
It’s the primary time Marcus has appeared on Larsa’s foremost. Previously, she solely uploaded photographs of him on her Instagram Story.
In the pic, Larsa seemed sporty stylish briefly cut-off jean shorts, a sheer black bodysuit and sneakers. She accessorized the look with shades.
Marcus wore pink, white and black pants and a black shirt with a black backwards cap. Smiling for the digital camera, he additionally sported a beard and glasses.
Both have been standing in entrance of a huge floral design of Marcus’ dad’s iconic No. 23 Bulls jerseys.
The design — made up of pink and white flowers — is displayed behind a glass encasement on the Trophy Room retailer, which the Jordan household opened in Orlando, Florida. It’s impressed by the well-known trophy room in Michael’s non-public residence.
On his Instagram, Marcus lists himself as founder and CEO of the store.
Larsa, after all, has her personal connection to basketball. She was beforehand married to NBA nice Scottie Pippen for greater than 21 years earlier than they break up in 2018. They share 4 youngsters collectively. Scotty Jr., 22, Preston, 20, Justin, 17, and Sophia, 14.
Scottie, 57, famously performed alongside Michael Jordan, 59, on the Bulls within the ’90s, though he had a notable falling out after the 2020 ESPN’s docuseries The Last Dance.
In her Instagram put up with Marcus, Larsa made it clear the place her loyalties lie now. “Checks over stripes,” she wrote — “checks” referencing Nike, a longtime accomplice of Michael Jordan’s, whereas “stripes” calls out Adidas, Nike’s competitor.
PEOPLE confirmed earlier this month that Larsa and Marcus have been formally an merchandise after months of hypothesis, with a supply saying they have been “joyful and relationship.”
A second insider elaborated extra on the standing of their relationship, telling PEOPLE: “It remains to be informal and they’re having enjoyable,” they mentioned. “She’s attempting her finest to maintain it quiet and not make a giant deal out of it. They see one another at the very least a couple of instances every week.”
The couple was first noticed collectively at Zuma in Miami in September, though Larsa insisted to PEOPLE at BravoCon 2022 in October that the 2 have been “simply pals.”
She performed equally coy concerning the romance when grilled about it throughout a December look on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohenthe place Marcus sat front-row within the viewers.
“What does Scottie take into consideration your friendship?” host Andy Cohen, 54, requested Larsa after she claimed Marcus was only a good friend.
“I do not know,” she answered.
A stunned Cohen adopted up. “You do not know? He’s by no means talked about it to you, and you have by no means talked about it to him?” he requested, Larsa responding, “No.”
The Housewives the producer continued to press. “The youngsters have by no means mentioned, ‘This is bugging daddy?'” — to which Larsa mentioned, “No.”
Cohen then requested the fact TV star if she understood why some folks may suppose their friendship is “wild” contemplating Scottie and Michael’s previous. “I imply, I suppose, yeah,” Larsa mentioned. “But I feel lots of people suppose that our households have been actually shut and intertwined, and they actually weren’t. Like I by no means actually knew Marcus’ mother or them; I only in the near past met them a few years in the past.”
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In August 2022, Larsa opened up about her troubles relationship after her divorce from NBA alum Scottie.
“I really feel like I’m sort of mentally in a spot of, like, I used to be married to a extremely well-known man that was actually cute, that had a great physique, that was actually profitable, that gave me 4 attractive youngsters,” she mentioned on an episode of Melissa Gorga’s On Display podcast “So, the place the hell are you gonna discover a man that may like, fill in — it does not should be all of these, however like, a couple of of these packing containers.”