Monday, October 25, 2021

Elisa Johnson on Escaping Home Invasion + Laila Ali on Hitting Elderly Man with Her Car

magic & elisa johnson
Magic and Elisa Johnson (via Instagram)

*Magic Johnson’s daughter Elisa Johnson narrowly escaped from two armed men during a home invasion in San Fernando Valley over the weekend.

The 23-year-old was hanging out at an Airbnb, rented by her friends Sunday morning when two robbers entered the home and began terrorizing the 10 guests, holding them at gunpoint, according to TMZ.

Elisa Johnson

Elisa was in one of the bedroom’s during the robbery when she overheard the disturbance and escaped out a sliding glass door and ran down the street to safety.

The intruders reportedly stole $30-$40,000 worth of jewelry, electronics and cash then fled the scene before police arrived. No one was injured. The investigation.

Now, Johnson, 23, is speaking out for the first time after the terrifying home invasion. She hopped on Instagram Stories to thank everyone who reached out with concern.. see her post above. 

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Laila Ali

In related news, Laila Ali – daughter of Muhammad Ali – is speaking out after accidentally hitting an elderly man with her car.

In the statement shared to Instagram, she wrote, “As was reported, I was involved in a minor parking lot accident yesterday. I am okay, and am praying that the elderly gentlemen who was walking behind my car as I was backing up is okay.”

Ali was backing up in a parking lot of a shopping center when she accidentally hit the man. He was reportedly treated by paramedics on the scene and then transported by ambulance to a hospital. According to TMZ, the man was in stable condition.

Laila’s daughter Sydney was also in the car at the time of the incident, but is “okay.”

The retired boxer was not arrested or cited but that could change as the incident is still being investigated by police.

Ali concluded her message: “I am thankful for the medical responders and La county sheriff’s department, both of whom arrived promptly and tended to the situation with urgency and calm. Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me concerned.”

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is a screenwriter and freelance reporter from Chicago -- currently living in Los Angeles and covering A-list entertainment for various outlets, including Emmys.com. She has worked for: Miramax, MTV & VH1, The Jim Henson Company, Hallmark Channel, Paramount Pictures, and for iconic indie film producer Roger Corman.

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