CNN’s Don Lemon Reacts to T.J. Holmes, Amy Robach ‘GMA3’ Scandal

CNN’s Don Lemon Hopes Former Coanchor T.J. Holmes Is ‘OK’ Amid Amy Scandal

Don Lemon with Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes insetted.
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In T.J.’s nook. As T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach’s relationship has made headlines, his former CNN colleague is sharing his assist.

“I’ll say this, I do know T.J., I labored with T.J. at CNN, so I’ve nothing however love for him and I hope that he’s OK,” Don Lemon advised Leisure Tonight on Tuesday, December 6, about his former coanchor. “I don’t find out about their state of affairs, I’m not privy sufficient, however I identical to to supply folks love and assist and I hope that they’re OK and hope that they proceed to prosper.”

Holmes, 45, made headlines late final month after he was noticed wanting cozy with Robach, 49, in a sequence of pictures revealed by the Every day Mail. The GMA3 cohosts, who’ve helmed the third hour of Good Morning America since 2020, are each married to different folks. Holmes married lawyer Marilee Fiebig, with whom he shares 9-year-old daughter Sabine, in 2010. The Higher Collectively writer, for her half, has been married to former cleaning soap star Andrew Shue since 2010.

Whereas Holmes and Robach haven’t publicly addressed their alleged relationship standing, they’ve gotten nearer since taking up GMA3: What You Must Know and coaching for a number of half-marathons.

“They all the time had a spark and their work journeys away collectively introduced them even nearer,” a supply completely advised Us Weekly in November of Holmes and Robach. “They’ve been making an attempt to maintain their relationship a secret till they had been able to announce.”

The previous BET persona — who additionally shares two older kids with ex-wife Amy Ferson — and Robach returned to the GMA3 studio someday after information of the scandal broke, alongside cohost Dr. Jennifer Ashton.

“Amy and T.J. have been arriving to work pretending like all the things is regular, they’ve been carrying on like they’d another day,” a second insider advised Us earlier this month. “The GMA workers, for probably the most half, all knew that one thing was taking place between Amy and T.J., they had been all the time playful with one another, like two individuals who had been relationship. Amy and T.J. didn’t appear to be they had been making an attempt to maintain their relationship secret anymore, everybody across the workplace might inform there was a spark between them for a lot of months.”

Holmes and Robach — who coparents two daughters with ex-husband Tim McIntosh — have since been pulled from the GMA3 broadcasts. Stephanie Ramos and Gio Benitez, respectively, have been emceeing the each day program starting on Monday, December 5.

“Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes have the time without work,” Ramos, 39, quipped in the course of the present’s intro on Monday. Nevertheless, a prerecorded voiceover nonetheless famous that GMA3 was hosted by Robach and Holmes.

Lemon — who has labored at CNN since 2006 — is rooting to see his former colleague again on GMA3 quickly. “I hope so,” the Louisiana native, 56, advised ET on Tuesday. “And I hope that I can see them in particular person once more quickly so I may give ’em a hug.”