facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Robin Roberts says she is a lesbian; has a longtime partner

Dec. 30, 2013 at 9:37 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts announced on Facebook she is a lesbian and has a longtime girlfriend, massage therapist Amber Laign.

"I am grateful for my entire family, my longtime girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together," Roberts wrote in a posting Sunday.

The couple have been together for 10 years since they met through mutual friends, People.com said.

Roberts is a breast cancer survivor who was treated for myelodysplastic syndrome, a rare blood disorder, this year.

In her posting, Roberts thanks Laign, her family and friends for their love and support through her health crises.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Joan Rivers on life support
2
Vanessa Hudgens reunites with 'High School Musical' cast
3
Katherine Heigl drops lawsuit against Duane Reade
4
Ellen DeGeneres' former house sold by Adrian Bellani
5
Kate Beckinsale joined by Lucas Till in 'The Disappointments Room'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback