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Magic Johnson Fires Back at Donald Sterling: You Need Help (VIDEO)

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Magic Johnson fired back at Donald Sterling on Tuesday, following the disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner’s disparaging remarks about the basketball legend during an Anderson Cooper interview.


Sterling told Cooper that Johnson ignores the black community and is a poor role model for contracting HIV.

In a call to TMZ, Johnson responded to Sterling’s accusations, declaring, “I’m one of the leaders in the black community, and I take that role seriously.”

He then detailed the investments he’s made in urban areas, and the jobs he’s created.

Johnson reiterated that he has no involvement whatsoever with V. Stiviano, the woman whose recordings of Sterling led to his downfall, and set the record straight about what he did and did not say to Sterling after the scandal broke.

The NBA icon called the situation “disturbing” and “sad” and said Sterling needs help.

Check out the video below, and tell us what you think.

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