Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes are out at ABC, following their cheating scandal, according to multiple reports.
TMZ reported Friday that Robach and Holmes were not returning to ABC. ABC sources say both co-hosts will be paid.
A network insider said that all parties took part in a “marathon mediation” session on Thursday. It was described by a network insider as “extremely contentious”. According to reports, Robach (49), was accused of misconduct.
Page Six confirmed that ABC had ended its relationship with anchors. Although they have not yet signed the dotted line, Page Six said that an exit agreement was in the making. ”
Page Six was informed by a source that ABC would not reach a satisfactory exit deal with Amy and T. J., otherwise, they would consider filing lawsuits against the company.
Robach had been with ABC since 2012. Holmes joined the network in 2014 after broadcast jobs at MSNBC and CNN. Robach and Holmes began working together on “GMA3” in 2020.
The couple was suspended by the network in November after rumors of an extramarital affair. Photos of Holmes and Robach were published in The Daily Mail.
According to The Daily Beast, the couple was “indefinitely benched” by the network days later. Kim Godwin, president of ABC News, stated that the affair was both an internal and external distraction. However, the news boss encouraged staff to focus on their work and not gossip about the matter.
ABC launched an investigation into the cheating scandal involving anchors on the afternoon spinoff of Good Morning America. ”
Since the suspension, the couple has been open about their relationship.
Fox News reports that Holmes was captured on camera showing affection between them. Holmes was accused of having affairs with several other former ABC News employees. This scandal has led to workplace drama at ABC News.
An employee from ABC News told Fox News that the scandal had caused internal drama and gossip. New reports continue to surface. ”
Holmes was married to Marilee Fiebig for 13 years until he filed for divorce on Dec. 28, 2022. They have a child together.
Robach has been married to Andrew Shue since February 2010, an actor from Melrose Place.
No official replacements for Robach and Holmes have been named yet.