A week after coming out on Facebook, Robin Roberts talked about her girlfriend on air for the first time.
"I have never been happier or healthier than I am right now and my year-end post was just full of gratitude and just telling everyone all that I'm grateful for, including my girlfriend Amber who really loved me through a difficult year," the Good Morning America anchor said on Monday's show.
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The news that Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts is gay (acknowledged via a post on her Facebook page Sunday) may be a surprise to some of the show's viewers, but her relationship with girlfriend Amber Laign has been an open secret inside ABC News for years.
"We love Robin and Amber, who we adore and have all known for a long time," said one executive. "We were touched by her Facebook message today and so thankful for the loving support she has in her life."read more
Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts came out via a reflective year-end Facebook post over the weekend, revealing a relationship with her "longtime girlfriend." In the post, Roberts writes: "I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together."read more