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  • Robin Roberts is an anchor on ABC’s Good Morning America.
  • She is presently not legally married, nonetheless, confirmed on Jan. 2 that she plans to wed Amber in 2023.
  • Robin has been in a longtime dedicated relationship with Amber Laign for practically twenty years.
  • The TV persona took to X (previously Twitter) on Sept. 1, 2023, to announce her official marriage ceremony date.

Good Morning America host, Robin Roberts, 62, is a profitable journalist and writer. She was additionally the primary girl of shade and the primary out LGBT girl to host the present, Jeopardy! However, when Robin shouldn’t be busy telling the information on TV or writing best-selling books, she is usually spending time together with her companion, Amber Laign. Below is every part to learn about her, their relationship — together with 2023 marriage ceremony plans — and their life collectively.

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Robin Roberts & Amber Laign have been collectively since 2005. (Steven Bergman / AFF-USA.COM / MEGA)

Is Robin Roberts Married?

Although the Everybody’s Got Something writer has been in a relationship with Amber for a few years, they aren’t legally married — nonetheless, it seems that will change in 2023. On Jan. 2’s Good Morning America, Robin confirmed that she’s “saying sure to marriage” this 12 months. “We’re getting married this 12 months,” she stated to writer Gabrielle Bernstein, revealing that the couple have “talked about” strolling down the aisle, nonetheless, “put it off” when Amber was battling breast most cancers.

Robin has been in a relationship with Amber since 2005, based on The US Sun, but it surely wasn’t till 2013 that Robin overtly got here out as LGBT. “I’m grateful for my whole household, my longtime girlfriend, Amber, and associates as we put together to have fun an excellent new 12 months collectively,” she wrote through Facebook in Dec. 2013.

Later, in 2014, the TV host got here out on GMA for the primary time. “I’m going to inform you all this, and you recognize since you’ve had a front-row seat to the tumultuous 12 months I’ve had,” Robin stated, partially, on the time. “I’ve by no means been happier or more healthy than I’m proper now.” She later thanked her girlfriend Amber for supporting her by way of “a really troublesome 12 months.”

Most just lately, Robin took to X (Twitter) to seemingly affirm her and Amber’s marriage ceremony date. “T-Minus 1 week until the large day…in fact I nonetheless discover time to say #RabbitRabbit Blessings to all this month & at all times,” she wrote on Sept. 1, 2023. And practically two weeks prior, she took to Instagram to share photos from her bachelorette weekend. “This is what being blissfully content material appears like….ohhhhh what an evening! #bacheloretteweekend,” Robin captioned the picture of herself within the automobile.

Earlier, on Aug. 20, 2023, she shared a pair extra photos from the celebratory weekend. “Thnx [sic] to my superb, enjoyable #bridetribe my #bacheroletteweekend was really…lit! Before Sweet Amber left on her bachelorette weekend she insisted that I enterprise outdoors my consolation zone and actually let unfastened. So glad I adopted her recommendation and so glad I’ve an additional day to get well! See you Tuesday on @goodmorningamerica. I’ll be the one with the large on my face, stuffed with gratitude. Hope you had a memorable weekend too,” she gushed within the caption.

Who Is Amber Laign?

Amber is extra than simply Robin’s girlfriend, however she’s additionally a businesswoman. The blonde magnificence is a therapeutic massage therapist, in addition to the founding father of Plant Juice Oils, a necessary oils model. “Natural merchandise for busy ladies desirous to take management of their well being for his or her wellbeing,” the corporate’s Instagram bio reads.

In addition, Amber is often noticed on the corporate social media account selling her oils, which hope to assist ladies with “Menopause Support.” On Oct. 18, 2022, Amber shared a video on the account to debate World Menopause Day. “Happy World Menopause Day. Can you consider there’s a full day for us?”, the entrepreneur quipped.

Their Relationship & What Robin Has Said

It is necessary to notice that, each Robin and Amber are each most cancers survivors, because the 62-year-old was identified with breast most cancers in 2007, per Cure TodayAnd on July 18, 2022, the From the Heart writer took to Instagram to congratulate her girlfriend on finishing her most cancers remedy. “Sweet Amber finishing radiation, an important section of her remedy! We each thanks for all of your nicely needs and prayers. Proud of her and all fellow Thrivers on your grit and charm throughout a difficult time. This is certainly my #mondaymotivation,” Robin captioned the video of Amber ringing a bell in celebration.

In 2014, Robin appeared on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show to speak about why she didn’t come out for a few years, regardless of having been with Amber since 2005. “Not everyone needs to be within the highlight,” the journalist stated. “She’s very very supportive, she’s been proper there beside me each step of the way in which.” Later, within the interview, Robin stated she had been thanking her medical group and associates for his or her help, and she or he additionally wished to publicly thank her girlfriend, Amber. “And I requested her [Amber], ‘I actually need to say thanks.’” Robin additionally opened up additional about their relationship in her e book, Everybody’s Got Something.

The Couple Celebrate Their 18 Year Romance On ‘GMA’

The personal couple each appeared on Robin’s present Good Morning America in August 2023 in a particular phase dubbed “Road To The Ring” as they counted all the way down to their marriage ceremony. In a taped piece, the duo recounted the early years of their relationship — together with their blind date.

“Our two associates, my pal Alex, her pal Bert, lastly stated, ‘Enough, you two are going to satisfy,’” Amber remembered of the primary introduction. “I bear in mind simply strolling up and she or he’s simply lovely, and she or he took my breath away, and she or he nonetheless does,” she recalled.

Robin echoed comparable sentiments. “Within a couple of minutes [of the date], I used to be kicking my pal Bert below the desk,” the longtime information anchor added. “And we requested in the event that they wish to keep for dinner, and her pal couldn’t keep, however she did.”

Shortly after the date, Amber modified her morning commute to go by way of Times Square to wave “hi there” to her crush — finally turned girlfriend. “I’d minimize by way of Times Square and Sam [Champion] could be doing the climate,” Amber remembered. “And when Sam would do the climate, Robin would stroll over to the home windows and she or he’d wave and we might time it.”

For Robin, it was one thing she seemed ahead to every morning. “It simply put a bit of additional pep in my step. I don’t understand how we lastly acquired the timing down, however that went on for fairly some time…I do bear in mind trying ahead to that point within the morning when she would stroll by and I might simply go, I’d simply run [to the window].”

The couple additionally opened up about being there for one another throughout hardships — together with Robin’s breast most cancers simply two years into their relationship, and Amber dropping her father.

“We had solely been courting not even two years after I was identified with breast most cancers,” Robin defined “She might have bailed early on within the relationship. No one would have blamed her…She’s so form. She’s simply actually, actually form, and it’s so real, you recognize? It’s not making an attempt to be something aside from who she is,” she  stated of her spouse to be.

“It can both tear you aside or carry you nearer collectively, and thank the nice Lord, it introduced us nearer collectively,” Robin went on. “We are companions. We will do no matter it takes, and I feel that the diseases that we’ve gone by way of, and are going by way of, have solely strengthened us and made us extra compassionate with one another and have a greater understanding of one another.”

The ABC host additionally revealed that they’ve had their ups and downs — revealing that their hardships sought them to hunt {couples} counseling as they “fought” to remain collectively. “There was no piece of paper. There was no cause why we needed to keep,” Robin confessed. “We might have walked away at any time, and we didn’t.”

During the interview, Robin and Amber revealed that that they had a removed from conventional proposal as soon as they determined to tie the knot in 2022 following the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We took the calamari rings and we slapped them on one another’s fingers and we simply we proposed to at least one one other,” Robin stated. “Now trying again, it was fairly becoming for us to not have a down on one knee [proposal] and one individual doing it and who was going to suggest. It was simply us hanging out in our little hole-in-the-wall Mexican spot and placing calamari rings on one another and saying, ‘Let’s go. Let’s do it.’”

Amber additionally shared her emotions to Robin’s suggestion they make their union authorized. “When she stated, ‘Let’s get married,’ the sensation that I acquired was a rush of pleasure, nervousness, in fact … and joyful,” she gushed. “We had deliberate on getting married final 12 months, however then I used to be identified [with breast cancer] … so this was like good timing, saying it on air.”

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