ABC News officially bids farewell GMA3 anchors Amy Robach and TJ Holmes.
“After several productive conversations with Amy Robach and TJ Holmes, regarding various options, we all agreed that it is best for everyone that they leave ABC News,” an ABC News spokesperson said Friday night. “We recognize their talent and dedication over the years and are grateful for their contributions.”
The news anchors became tabloid fodder late last year after it emerged that they had a personal relationship. They subsequently left their respective spouses.
The decision follows an internal investigation at the company into whether their relationship violated company policy.
Holmes has been with ABC News since 2014 and has co-anchored GMA3 since 2020. Robach joined ABC News in 2012 and joined as well GMA3 in 2020.
Reports of Holmes and Robach’s relationship surfaced in the tabloids in early December, with ABC News president Kim Godwin deciding on Dec. 5 to temporarily remove the couple from the list. GMA3 while the network figured out its next steps. An internal investigation followed.
“These decisions are not easy, they are not rushed, but they are necessary for the brand and for our priority which, as you know, is all of us – the people here at ABC,” Godwin told employees on a conference call. at that moment.
Gio Benitez and Stephanie Ramos hosted GMA3 since Holmes and Robach were suspended.
GMA3 started in 2018 as GMA dayan afternoon spin-off of Good morning America presented by Michael Strahan and Sara Haines. It has since been renamed several times, adopting the format GMA3: what you need to know during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
Holmes and Robach are both veteran journalists, with Holmes having worked at CNN, BET and MSNBC before joining ABC, and Robach a veteran of NBC News and MSNBC.