Robin Roberts has returned to her seat!
The 61-year-old returned to “Good Morning America” on Monday morning following the end of her partner, Amber Laign‘s radiation treatment for breast cancer.
She previously hinted at her occasional disappearance from the show to look after Laign back in February.
Robin Roberts’ Return To GMA Excites Her Fans Of Many Years
On Sunday, July 24th, Roberts posted a cute photo of her dog, LuKas, sticking his pink tongue while staring intently at the camera on Instagram.
The television personality used the Key West, Florida tagged pic to reveal that they would be leaving their “happy place,” much to LuKas’ disappointment.
She continued, “Sweet Amber & I are thankful for the time we had to reflect, recharge and rejoice!” Roberts finished the caption with, “See you Monday morn on @gma. #sundayvibes [red heart emoji].”
Gleeful fans quickly flooded the comment section with excitement and expectations for Monday’s show. One person exclaimed that she was “so happy” Roberts and her loved ones were doing well, and another expressed joy at her return to GMA.
A third fan penned, “I’m glad you and Amber were able to rest, relax and recharge. But will be happy to see you back on GMA. Prayers and healing vibes for Amber’s continued recovery.”
A fourth supporter chimed in, “So happy that the 3 of U’s are together and enjoying your happy place.”
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Upon her return, Roberts shot a video with her “Glam Fam” in the dressing room and uploaded it to Instagram. In the clip, the Walter Cronkite Award winner shared some words of wisdom with fans and said:
“One reason we get in a hurry and make bad decisions is that we think we’re falling behind. We feel we’re being left out and need to make things happen. Some people feel they have to compromise themselves to keep a relationship or get a position.”
The “Jeopardy!” guest host added, “What God has put your name on is not going to anyone else.” Roberts explained that what belonged to one person would not go to somebody else.
In the caption, she told viewers she was back with her “#GlamFam” with some “#MondayMotivation” for them.
“Bridgerton” star Regé-Jean Page appeared alongside Roberts on Monday’s episode to discuss his latest film project, “The Gray Man.”
He stars in the film alongside Ryan Gosling, Billy Bob Thornton, Lloyd Hansen, Ana de Arma, Chris Evans, and Julia Butters, among others.
Roberts’ prolonged absence from GMA came years after a string of medical leaves following her breast cancer diagnosis in 2007.
The Peabody Award Winner & Her Partner Won Against Breast Cancer
Earlier this month, The Blast reported that Roberts and Laign remained strong in the face of the latter’s breast cancer battle. So, it was with happiness and a sign of relief that they received the news that Laign’s radiation treatment was coming to a close.
Roberts announced the completion of her partner’s treatment with a short clip of Laign ringing the ceremonial cancer bell at the hospital.
In the Instagram-uploaded video, the massage therapist wore a chic casual outfit featuring a black tank top, a pair of baggy black-and-white striped trousers, and a white hat intricately designed with brown details.
She observed the Covid-19 safety precautions by wearing a white nose mask that partially hid her face. The protection, however, did little to conceal the businesswoman’s joy.
Laign stood in front of a plaque on the hospital wall beside the ceremonial bell and read, “My treatment is done, the course is run, and I am on my way.”
She then rang the bell three times before taking off her hat for a celebratory dance and waved her hands excitedly to the sound of people in the background cheering and clapping.
Roberts told fans in the caption that finishing the radiation was “a very important phase” of “Sweet Amber’s” treatment. She thanked her fans for the “well wishes and prayers” they sent to her and her lover during their challenging time.
The former ESPN sportscaster mentioned how proud she was of Laign and “all fellow Thrivers” for their “grit and grace during a challenging time. This is indeed my #mondaymotivation [praying hands emoji].”
Celebrities like Tommy DiDario, Ginger Zee, Lori Stokes, and Candace Mccowan joined the crowd in the comments to cheer at the couple’s good news.