It may be the happiest problem that Bob Iger, newly-reinstated president of ABC’s parent company Disney, will face as he retakes the reins of the conglomerate and its top-rated cash cow “Good Morning America.”
Two of “GMA”‘s most dependable — and, until recently, very married to other people — star anchors, Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes, are drawing even more attention to the No. 1 morning show as a result of their bombshell secret romance.
Insider say the affair, revealed this past week in a series of photos showing the pair canoodling in a Lincoln Center-area bar and at a cozy rented cabin upstate, is translating into what one source called “ratings gold” for the show.
Word is that Robach and Holmes, both 49, who began co-hosting “GMA 3” together in 2020, won’t be disciplined for carrying on behind the scenes — at least so far.
This week, it was revealed that “GMA 3” co-hosts Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes went from co-hosts to cohorts in romance.
The drama could get messier though. Multiple sources told Page Six Friday that Holmes — who has been wed to Marilee Fiebig since 2010 — had an alleged three-year affair with a married producer at “GMA,” Natasha Singh beginning in 2016.
Holmes and the producer both confided in mutual friend Robach as they tried to figure out how to leave their spouses.
“Amy was the person they went to talk about their affair and marriages,” according to one insider.
There is industry speculation that the scandal might boost “GMA3” ratings.
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As rumors swirled about Holmes and Robach, another source said, “Marilee never considered Amy because she was focused on Natasha. She never thought about [Holmes cheating] with Amy because they were friends. Amy’s daughter was their daughter’s babysitter.”
Holmes reportedly ended the affair and started working with Fiebig to reconcile their marriage throughout the pandemic. Robach remained friends with Singh and it angered Fiebig because “she would see photos of them on Instagram and she didn’t understand how their friend and her husband’s co-host could remain friends with the…