GMA’s Robin Roberts shares difficult update while on vacation with partner Amber Laign

Rebecca Lewis

Good morning America News Anchor Robin Roberts He praised Barbara Walters for her “courage and courage”. Robin - who is he? Currently on Christmas vacation with her partner, Amber Laign He returned to social networking sites to honor the “pioneer”, who passed away at the age of 93.

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Barbara Walters passed away peacefully at her home At the age of 93. An incredible life and woman. Pioneer in every sense of the word. Bravery and bravery are two words that immediately come to mind,” Robin captioned a photo of her with Barbara.

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She continued, “She was also so generous and kind. I remember the first time I met her in person. We were chatting at an event. I sent her flowers afterwards and she immediately sent me a handwritten thank you.”

“Thank you Barbara for your excellent example and friendship. I send my condolences to her daughter and her family.”

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Barbara was the daughter of a booking agent and began her career in journalism with NBC in 1961. She rose through the ranks in a male-dominated industry and was not only the first woman to host an American news program but also the first female network news. Evening news announcer.

She joined ABC news in 1976 and has forged an extensive and impressive career. She became the co-host of 20/20 in 1979 and launched The View in 1997 where she co-hosted until 2014. At that time, her million dollar salary with ABC made her a media star.

Robin praised Barbara

Barbara has gone on to win 12 Emmy Awards and has interviewed every US president from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump, as well as many celebrities.

She retired from the screens in 2014.

A statement released by her publicist, Cindy Berger, was released on Friday and read: “Barbara Walters passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She lived her life without regrets. She was groundbreaking not only for female journalists, but for all women.”

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