Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes have been quickly sidelined at Good Morning America amid public scrutiny over their romance. The journalists, who co-host the favored afternoon spinoff GMA3, didn’t seem on Monday’s present, which was as an alternative anchored by Gio Benitez and Stephanie Ramos.
Yahoo Entertainment can affirm ABC News President Kim Godwin instructed workers throughout an editorial name on Monday that whereas Holmes and Robach’s consensual relationship “is not a violation of company policy,” the community is attempting to “work through what’s best” for the group because the pair’s relationship has grow to be a distraction. It’s unclear how lengthy Robach and Holmes will sit out the printed as a supply says, telling Yahoo it is a “day by day” scenario.
When Benitez and Ramos kicked off Monday’s present, they breezed by their co-workers absence.
“Good afternoon and welcome everybody to What You Need to Know on this Monday, Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes got the day off, I’m Stephanie Ramos,” the correspondent started.
“And I’m Gio Benitez. We are so glad you are here with us to begin this brand new week on GMA3,” the broadcaster added.
Holmes and Robach’s relationship was revealed Wednesday when The Daily Mail posted pictures of the coworkers canoodling off-air on a number of events over the previous month. While a office romance is pretty frequent, the duo turned tabloid fodder as they’ve each been married to different folks since 2010. Robach and Holmes hosted GMA3 on Thursday and Friday as scheduled, however didn’t deal with the character of their relationship and went for a extra lighthearted approach.
“You know, it’s too bad it’s Friday,” Holmes quipped final week.
“Is it?” Robach requested.
“It’s been a great week. I just want this one to keep going and going and going,” Holmes joked.
“Speak for yourself,” Robach declared.
A supply tells Yahoo that Holmes and Robach separated from their respective spouses, Marilee Fiebig and Andrew Shue, in August. Just when the pair’s friendship turned romantic, although, is unclear.
People stories Shue and Robach have been about to settle their divorce earlier than information of her new relationship leaked.
“They were waiting on [the settlement] to tell people,” an insider claimed of Robach and the Melrose Place actor. “The whole point of why she waited to share the news that her marriage was over: she went to [divorce] mediation.”
“The woman had cancer for a long time. She was very preoccupied with that,” the insider added. “Stuff with her and Andrew was difficult starting early summer this year and they had issues before.”
Shue has not publicly addressed the cut up — however he did wipe all traces of his estranged spouse off his Instagram account.
A separate supply claimed to People that Robach and Holmes, who’ve at all times been shut, have “no shame going out together and have been publicly doing this for much longer than a month.”
“Amy was going through a heartache and T.J. was very much there for her and helpful, and that is when they started something,” the insider alleged. The supply famous that the pair’s relationship was “the worst kept secret in ABC News.”
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