“She doesn’t like this kind of scandals tainting the show”: Good Morning America Removes T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach From Series After Affair Allegations Despite Anchors Not Violating Company Policy

Good Morning America’s T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach’s affair is one of the biggest scandals that has hit the streets recently. The co-hosts had been close friends for a long time and had even gone on double dates with their respective spouses, who reportedly never saw the affair coming. The fact that not only the two are involved with their co-worker, but that too while cheating on their partners is what has made the bombshell affair the talk of the town. And now, they are facing the repercussions for the same as the GMA3 co-hosts have been taken off the air.

T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach
T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach

Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes taken off-air after cheating scandal

The news was made privy to everyone via ABC News president, Kim Godwin, who announced that T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach shall be taken off air in the aftermath of their wildly publicized scandal. Staffers on the call were informed by Godwin that the whole spectacle had caught too much public eye, thus becoming an “internal and external distraction.” She said,

“After a lot of thought, I am taking Amy and T.J. off the air as we figure this out.”

ABC News President Kim Godwin
ABC News President Kim Godwin

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The television executive went on to clarify that even though what Robach, 49, and Holmes, 45, did was “not a violation of company policy,” they had to be held from hosting the daily 1 p.m. show in order to preserve the GMA brand.

In their absence, the Monday episode of GMA 3 was to be hosted by Stephanie Ramos and Gio Benitez. The remaining week shall have varying anchors as well but their names are yet to be announced. Meanwhile, the network is having several internal meetings to devise a strategy on how to manage the daytime show post the controversy.

Also Read: “I’m such a marriage proponent”: Good Morning America Host T.J. Holmes Haunted By His Surfaced 2014 Interview After His String of Affairs With Producer Natasha Singh and Co-Host Amy Robach Exposed His Hypocrisy, Left Ex-Wife Devastated

GMA anchor Robin Roberts did not approve of the affair

Robin Roberts confronted Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes about the affair
Robin Roberts confronted Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes about the affair

Another person who is livid about the alleged affair is none other than GMA anchor Robin Roberts, who is “not only very religious, but also doesn’t like this kind of scandal tainting the show.”

As per reports from Page Six, Roberts hasn’t taken the news well. According to an insider, the 62-year-old “pulled them both aside and basically said, ‘Stop it.’”

The ‘state of affairs’ remains unresolved as of now and it remains to be seen what goes down with regard to Holmes and Robach’s careers. The scandal blew up ever since pictures of the two cozying up in bars and public places got viral. Both of them had separated from their spouses, Marilee Fiebig and Andrew Shue, respectively, back in August.

Also Read: “They told her about it right at the end”: T.J. Holmes Affair List Gets Longer as Good Morning America Host Previously Had Fiery Fling With Producer Natasha Singh Before Co-Host Amy Robach

Source: Page Six

Smriti Sneh
Smriti Sneh

Smriti Sneh is a Content Writer at Animated Times specializing in celebrities and everything pop-culture. Being a literature graduate from the University of Lucknow, she is cashing in on her writing skills by working in the entertainment news sector - studying literary theories by day, and navigating celebrity net worths through the night. Although you can find her writing poems at any and all hours.

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