Robin Roberts gives an update during her GMA absence and shares an emotional video after partner Amber Laign’s health battle

ROBIN Roberts has given an update to her fans during her break from Good Morning America, sharing an emotional video after her partner’s cancer battle.

The GMA host, 61, told viewers she is “thankful” to see Amber Laign enjoying their vacation to Croatia.


Robin Roberts told fans she would not be back on their screens until a date in SeptemberCredit: Getty
Roberts shared this video from her vacation


Roberts shared this video from her vacationCredit: Instagram

Roberts shared a picture of her long term girlfriend paddle boarding and wrote: “Thankful Thursday for me…seeing my sweet Amber enjoying our vacation.”

Laign was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of 2021.

Roberts said in June that Laign’s treatment was going well as she provided an update on her condition.

She then shared on Instagram in July that her partner underwent the last of her radiation treatments, after struggling with chemotherapy.

Today show host Hoda announces major career change amid 'feud' with Savannah
Michael Strahan shares new work project after behind the scenes 'argument'

Roberts shared a video of Amber doing a “happy dance” when she walked out of the hospital.

The TV anchor knows only too well the devastating reality of cancer, having twice battled the disease herself.

First, in 2007, when Roberts was diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer.

She underwent eight chemotherapy treatments to eliminate the disease.

Then in 2012, when Roberts was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome.

That’s a type of cancer that occurs when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow become abnormal, resulting in “low numbers of one or more types of blood cells,” according to

Most read in Entertainment

Roberts learned that her life expectancy would be one to two years without a successful transplant.

She underwent a bone marrow transplant and received healthy blood-forming cells from her sister.

Roberts revealed at the end of last month that she would be taking a break from GMA and returning at some point in September.

After she delivered her daily prayer she turned to her glamor team and asked them: “Glam fam, you ready for a little vacation?”

They replied with an excited “Yes we are!”

Britney Spears' son Jayden reveals what he REALLY thinks about mom's racy pics
Kroger pilots new device which will mean the end of self-checkout as we know it

“So, we are not going to be with you for a few mornings,” the host went on to say. In other words, see you in September,” she sang.

Robin captioned the post: “Good morning! Before we see you in September #GlamFam and I are sharing a bit of #WednesdayWisdom with you #cmon.”

Laign was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of 2021


Laign was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of 2021Credit: Getty

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

%d bloggers like this: