T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach depart ABC News following relationship scandal
T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach, ABC News anchors who reportedly became romantically involved last year, are leaving the network.
“After several conversations with Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes about different options, we all agreed it’s best for everyone that they move on from ABC News,” a representative for the news division said in a statement Friday. “We recognize their talent and commitment over the years and are thankful for their contributions.”
Holmes, 45 and Robach, 49, were co-hosts of the daily program “GMA3: What You Need to Know” since 2020 and regularly appeared on “Good Morning America.”
‘GMA: What You Need to Know’ hosts Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes — both married, but not to each other — have been taken off air amid affair rumors.
The duo were removed from the show in December while ABC conducted an internal review of their relationship, which surfaced in tabloid reports.
Holmes and Robach have each been married to their respective spouses — attorney Marilee Fiebig and actor Andrew Shue — since 2010. Holmes recently filed for divorce; Robach is separated from Shue.
ABC News President Kim Godwin had previously told her staff that the consensual relationship between Holmes and Robach is “not a violation of company policy.” Her initial reason for taking them off the air was that the news surrounding the couple had become a distraction.
Marilee Fiebig’s attorney says her client is ‘disappointed’ by estranged husband T.J. Holmes’ affair with fellow ‘GMA’ anchor Amy Robach.
Holmes has been with ABC News since 2014 after stints with CNN and BET. Robach joined ABC News in 2014, serving as news anchor for “Good Morning America” and co-anchor of the prime-time newmagazine “20/20.” She had been with NBC, working at “Today.”
ABC News correspondents Gio Benitez and Stephanie Ramos, and journalists DeMarco Morgan and Rhiannon Ally, have filled in on “GMA 3: What You Need to Know” opposite regular co-host Jennifer Ashton since Holmes and Robach were taken off.
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