Robin Roberts is the famous anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America. The fan favorite started her journey on television after graduating from Southeastern Louisiana University. Roberts became a sportscaster for ESPN in 1990, and she stayed at ESPN for 15 years.
Robin started working with Good Morning America while working at ESPN. She moved to ABC permanently after she was promoted to co-anchor of Good Morning America.
Robin has been very open about her life with her fans. It is widely known that she isn’t married, but she is in a serious relationship. This article will detail everything you need to know about Robin’s relationships.
She came out as gay in December 2013
Robin confirmed what her workmates and close friends knew when she came out as gay in December 2013. She was previously vocal about issues such as her health, but she’d never addressed her sexuality before. Robin came out via a Facebook post in which she also detailed the bone marrow transplant she underwent to treat a blood disorder.
Robin wrote; “I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together. I am grateful for the many prayers and well wishes for my recovery.”
Robin and Amber Laign have been together for nearly two decades
Laign and Robin were introduced by mutual friends nearly two decades ago, and they have been together ever since. According to The Daily Mail, Laign’s parents have always been supportive of her relationship with Robin.
Laign appears regularly on Robin’s social media feeds, but she has no interest in sharing the limelight with her. However, she is very supportive of Robin and her career. Robin stated in an episode of Ellen in 2014;
“Well because she doesn’t really like the spotlight. She’s here right now, I can’t even get her to come out [on stage]… No, but you know not everybody wants to be in the spotlight. She’s very, very supportive and has been there beside me every step of the way…”
Amber is a licensed massage therapist and she also worked in the fashion industry for nearly a decade. She is also the co-founder of Plant Juice Oils. The products created by Amber’s company combine the healing powers of CBD and essential oils to combat everyday ailments.