Good Morning America Host Comes Out, Announces Engagement

Last week, Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion not only came out as gay, but announced his plans to marry fiancĂ© Rubem Robierb later this year. He has been out to colleagues, but the occasion of MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts’ wedding served as impetus for Champion to speak publicly about his own orientation, making him the first openly gay co-host of a network morning television show. He discussed the engagement on this morning’s show, describing Robierb as “the most wonderful, giving, caring person.” Watch it: