Robin Roberts taking time off from ‘GMA’ as partner prepares for chemo

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Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts will take some time off in order to support her partner Amber Laign through chemotherapy treatments following a breast cancer diagnosis.

Roberts made the announce in a video message on her Twitter account Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. She did not say how long she’ll be gone from the show.

Laign and Roberts have been together for 17 years and Roberts herself battled breast cancer in 2007.

“She and I have been together almost 17 years and have helped each other throughout challenges like my journey with cancer. It’s my turn now to be there for her as she was for me,” said Roberts in the message.

Laign co-founded Plant Juice Oils, a company that specializes in natural wellness products made from essential oils and CBD.

Roberts also had a bone marrow transplant after a 2012 diagnosis of a rare blood disorder called myelodysplastic syndrome.

Roberts, 61, took some extended time off in August and September 2021 as well as medical leave during her previous health battles.