*Part 1 and 2 of ESPN’s 10-part series on NBA legend Michael Jordan premiered on Sunday and averaged an impressive 6.1 million viewers.
“The Last Dance” was the most-watched documentary program in the network’s history among adults ages 18 to 34 and 18 to 49.
According to the Los Angeles Times, it was also the number one trending topic Sunday on Twitter and most of the interview subjects who appeared in the doc, including former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, also were trending.
“The Last Dance” tells the story of Jordan’s career through never-before-seen footage of the Chicago Bulls’ 1997-98 NBA championship season.
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According to the publication, the NBA icon is set to make between $3 million to $4 million from the docuseries. It’s unclear to which charities he will be donating to.
The third and fourth episodes of “The Last Dance” air Sunday, April 26.
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In related news, back in 2018, Bulls assistant coach Johnny Bach revealed that Madonna once rejected Jordan for his teammate Scottie Pippen, and “that killed Michael,” Bach said, adding, “you should have seen the girls Pippen had waiting for him everywhere he went.”
According to basketballnetwork.net, “There was one area that Pippen had Michael bested,” the outlet writes, and that was the size of “his equipment down below.”
Bach said whenever the Bulls were in LA, Madonna would pick up Scottie in a limo.
Michael used to tell the pop star that he could sexually satisfy her better than Pippen to which Madonna apparently replied “not a chance.