Robin Roberts’ long-time partner Amber Laign’s father passed away unexpectedly.
“Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts revealed on Instagram that she had left the show early in order to offer her long-time partner Amber Laign support during her time of grief.
Amber’s father has passed away, and Robin rushed to her side to be there for her.
Robin Roberts first referred to Amber as her partner in a Facebook post in 2013
ROBIN ROBERTS SHARES SAD NEWS
On January 9, Robin posted a statement on Instagram, revealing that she had left GMA early that morning in order to fly to California to be by the side of her partner of 14 years, Amber.
Robin explained that she would be spending the next week in California to support Amber. She wrote:
“We’ll have a celebration of her father’s life. (Amber) She’s doing well and once again thanks you for all your prayers and well wishes following her father’s passing.”
The lovely blond met the show host and sportscaster on a blind date in 2005 and stood by her side throughout her fight against breast cancer and bone marrow disease.
Robin was named by the Equality Forum as one of the 31 Icons of the 2015 LGBT History Month and was picked by Disney as one of the mentors and role models for the #DreamBigPrincess campaign.
ROBIN ROBERTS MET GIRLFRIEND ON BLIND DATE
“Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts met her partner Amber Laign on a blind date.
The two were “set up” by a mutual friend who thought they would hit it off, and after twenty years together, it looks like she was right!
Robin Roberts first referred to Amber as her partner in a Facebook post in 2013, at a time when she was fighting cancer.
Both Robin and Amber’s families are supportive of their daughters’ life choices and sexuality.