Michael Jordan apparently is going to give marriage another try.
The Hall of Fame hoopster applied for a marriage license earlier today in the Palm Beach County Courthouse. A spokesperson for the clerk’s office confirmed the application for a license, which is good for 60 days. Although the identity of the bride-to-be was not revealed, Jordan became engaged to model Yvette Prieto in December 2011. TMZ has a photo of the couple at the courthouse.
The marriage would be the second for Jordan, who was married to Juanita Vanoy for 17 years before their 2006 divorce. They have three children together and Vanoy received about $168 million in their settlement.
Jordan’s engagement comes days after the Bobcats owner asked a Georgia court to dismiss a paternity suit against him, calling it a “shameless, bad-faith attempt to abuse the legal system.”
Jordan’s spokeswoman Estee Portnoy released a statement saying: “Public records show that the paternity of the child was established in a prior case in this same court many years ago and that Michael Jordan is not the father.
“He also filed a counterclaim seeking sanctions for the false claims made against him. It is unfortunate that well-known figures are the target of these kind of claims. Michael Jordan will vigorously defend himself and his reputation.”
Jordan recently turned 50.