In not so surprising news, Robin Roberts is gay!
Roberts has been a rumored lady-lover for years, but a message on her Facebook page Sunday morning confirmed all suspicions. “I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together,” Robin wrote. This may have been news to her fans, but Roberts’ family, friends and co-workers have all known for years.
According to People, “[Amber] Laign, a San Francisco Bay-area native, is a licensed massage therapist and has a private practice specializing in patients recovering from injuries. [She and Robin] have been together for 10 years after meeting through mutual friends.”
In the last four years the GMA anchor has battled breast cancer and has undergone a bone marrow transplant to treat a rare blood disorder called myelodysplastic syndrome. Robin’s end of year reflective post also thanked her doctors, nurses and sister for their support.
“At this moment I am at peace and filled with joy and gratitude. I am grateful to God, my doctors and nurses for my restored good health. I am grateful for my sister, Sally-Ann, for being my donor and giving me the gift of life. 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. I return every one of them to you 100 fold. On this last Sunday of 2013 I encourage you to reflect on what you are grateful for too.”
Sunday was the first anniversary of the 100th day of her recovery from the transplant. Congrats, Robin!
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