First lady rallies support for ABC’s Roberts


ABC’s “Good Morning America” news anchor has revealed that she is a lesbian, and First Lady Michelle Obama is rallying in her support.

News Anchor Robin Roberts announced that she has been in a 10-year relationship with another woman.  Roberts wrote a Facebook post Sunday thanking her “longtime girlfriend” Amber Laign for supporting her through her battle with a blood and bone marrow disease called myelodysplastic syndrome.

Michelle Obama tweeted Monday: “I am so happy for you and Amber!  You continue to make us all proud.”

Several other celebrities including Ellen DeGeneres and comedian Wanda Sykes wrote supportive messages on Twitter.


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