TJ Holmes, Amy Robach to remain off ‘GMA3’ amid investigation

TJ Holmes and Amy Robach won’t be returning to “GMA3” while ABC continues its internal investigation into their off-air relationship, Page Six can confirm.

We’re told there is not a clear timetable on how long the review will take.

ABC News president Kim Godwin emailed staffers Monday morning to share the update regarding Holmes and Robach’s current status on the show.

“Amy and TJ will remain off-air pending the completion of an internal review, and there will be a rotation of anchors at GMA3 for the time being,” read the email, which we obtained.

Godwin also thanked employees for staying focused amid the “distracting” media coverage of the couple’s alleged affair, noting that the ABC News team does “important work.”

“It is my hope that we will continue to focus our energy on what we do best, and I want all of you to know how immensely proud I am of your hard work and professionalism,” she wrote.

TJ Holmes and Amy Robach
Amy Robach and TJ Holmes won’t return to “GMA3” until ABC completes an internal investigation into their relationship.

The announcement comes after Page Six exclusively reported that ABC News staffers were “upset” over the co-anchors’ relationship.

“No one at ABC likes the way Amy and TJ handled it,” one insider told us, adding that Robach’s “20/20” co-anchor David Muir in particular “wants no part” of the drama.

Last week, Holmes, 45, and Robach, 49, were booted from “GMA3” after news broke at the end of November that they had embarked on a secret romance while married to other people.

TJ Holmes and Amy Robach
Robach and Holmes were taken off the air last week.
TJ Holmes/Facebook

A source claimed to Page Six that the dalliance began in March, around the time Holmes and Robach trained together for the New York City Half Marathon. They reportedly left their respective spouses in August.

We confirmed that ABC News executives decided to take the couple off the air because their relationship drama became too much of a distraction.

“After a lot of thought, I am taking Amy and TJ off the air as we figure this out,” Godwin said during an internal phone call last week.

While the alleged affair was “not a violation of company policy,” Godwin noted that the decision to pull Holmes and Robach off “GMA3” temporarily was made for the “Good Morning America” brand as a whole.

An ABC staffer previously claimed that there would be no disciplinary action taken against the co-anchors for their relationship, but after it came to light that Holmes had engaged in at least two other alleged affairs with co-workers, the network began its internal review .

Marilee Fiebig and TJ Holmes
Holmes’ wife, Marilee Fiebig, was “blindsided” by the alleged affair.

Page Six broke the news that Robach is close to finalizing her divorce from Andrew Shue, but sources told us that Holmes’ wife, Marilee Fiebig, was “blindsided” by the alleged affair.

A staffer revealed that Holmes and Fiebig had been separated for months but were trying to “work things out” when news of his romance with Robach broke.

Amy Robach and Andrew Shue
Robach is close to finalizing her divorce from Andrew Shue.
Amy Robach/Facebook

Robach and Shue, 55, married in 2010, two years after her divorce from Tim McIntosh, the father of her two teenage daughters, Ava and Annie.

Holmes and Fiebig also wed in 2010. They share daughter Sabine, and the journalist also has two other children, Brianna and Jaiden, with his ex-wife, Amy Ferson.


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