The bond between “Good Morning America” co-organizer TJ Holmes and Amy Robach is said to have grown up after he helped her through a difficult time, described by one insider as a “heartbreaking” separation from her husband.
The source said EVERYONE that “Amy was going through a heart attack and TJ was with her a lot and helped her out, and that’s when they started something.”
Shue and Robach have since come close to “finishing” their divorce after the scandal, according to RadarOnline. The couple reportedly split earlier this summer when Shue moved out of their NYC home, which was sold just weeks before her relationship with Holmes came to light.
However, it appears that Holmes’ was still unmarried at the time of the illegal dating at work, according to the timeline of the scandal, based on the timeline provided by the source.
Sources say “GMA” at work started after Robach’s “heartbreak” over breaking up with her husband
The “GMA 3” hosts’ relationship went public on Wednesday after photos emerged of the two of them cozying up on a sad New York vacation, holding hands in umbrellas. and enjoy each other at a bar in New York City, Shade room previous report.
The source added that Robach, 49, and Holmes’ relationship was “ABC News’ worst-kept secret” and that they were “unashamed to hang out together and have done it openly.” this for more than a month”.
The insider added, “The staff were surprised that it took so long to debut. “Everybody turned a blind eye because they didn’t want the controversy surrounding the show.
Both were separated so they felt very comfortable dating publicly after that. Their spouses have even moved! So they don’t hide anything.”
A source previously told the outlet that there is no overlap between the co-hosts’ marriage and the subsequent romance.
Insiders say Robach had “nothing to hide” and was separated by the time she started seeing Holmes
“Here are two consenting adults, each separated. The two broke up with their partners in August just a few weeks apart,” said the insider of Robach and Holmes, who has been married to lawyer Marilee Fiebig since 2010. “The relationship didn’t start until then. .”
Robach, who married actor Andrew Shue in 2010, “has nothing to hide,” the insider said, adding that “the two are separated so they feel very comfortable with them.” publicly dated after that.”
“Their spouses even moved out! So they don’t hide anything.”
Holmes quickly developed a close relationship with Robach when participating in “GMA” in 2014
In 2014, Holmes joined the group “GMA” and quickly developed a close relationship with Robach, who had previously told People about their friendship.
“[They] say, ‘Hey, we’d like to bring in a co-anchor. What do you think of TJ Holmes?’ And I almost fell out of my chair,” she said. “My God. You couldn’t choose a better person to ask me what I think, because we’ve been trying to figure out how to work together for the past five years.”
Robach went on to talk about their double dates with Shue and Holmes’s now estranged wife, immigration attorney Marilee Fiebig.
“The moment he started working at ABC, I thought we were just shooting. We’ve had a lot of double dates and my daughter babysit for his daughter,” she said at the time.
Scandal Helped “GMA” Ratings as ABC Executives Hold “Emergency Meeting” Amid Emerging Details
The scandal has clearly done wonders for the show’s ratings, as reported by Shade room Thursday, and prompted ABC executives to hold “emergency meetings” as details of their workplace dating began to emerge.
Holmes’ even posted a strange tribute to Fiebig a few years ago in which he said he gave her so many “reasons, opportunities and excuses” to leave the marriage , Shade room report.