Amy Robach Unhappy With ‘Emotionally Removed’ TJ Holmes

I’m sorry to post yet again about Amy Robach and TJ Holmes’s deliriously unhappy relationship. All’s not well in Schmoopieville.

What? They didn’t make it through Dry January?

Pour that 19th drink and buckle in…

‘New challenges’ arise of being continually stuck together.

Yahoo news reports:

Robach admitted that she’s experiencing new challenges when it comes to mixing their personal and professional lives.

“I have always been fully confident in our ability to work together on television or in any broadcast capacity. What I haven’t done as much in my career is be responsible for content, booking, ratings and the pressure of all of that has consumed both of us,” she explained. “We have always been able to work together and enjoy that profusely and then enjoy our free time. But in the last few days, we were spending hours and hours side by side working on things.”

Translation: It was nice when ABC News employed us and the little people did the content, bookings and ratings stuff, and we could go fuck in the copier room enjoy our free time.

Robach said the way she and Holmes each approach their tasks contributed to the problem, adding, “We work differently. … What we have ended up doing is sitting in silence for hours next to each other and it is exhausting.”

By “work differently” you mean get handsy with the staff? It must be so hard for TJ to lose his happy hunting grounds. He’s probably reduced to feeling up the houseplants.

I really can’t imagine the suffering of being forced to sit next to someone you love for hours… said all of us who lived through the Pandemic.

Hey, here’s an idea! Why not get out of the house and go walk around Manhattan and explain your complicated love rhombus to us!

TJ: Just wanted to check in.

A grateful nation thanks you. I’m not sure how we’d go on without another penetrating insight into what you see in Amy.

TJ: Despite what you’re hearing, we are still together!

Said with the amused befuddlement of a man who doesn’t get it either! Why are we together, Amy? Oh that’s right, we blew up our families and careers for this once in a lifetime chance to produce a #243rd place podcast.

And sit in bored silence together. And make desperate promotional videos.

How desperate?

Amy asked us a question about ourselves! Let us know how you handle communication and conflict in your relationships.

Well, for starters, Amy, I don’t fuck my coworkers. But it’s nice of you to inquire. I had a fleeting notion that you cared, instead of another braying, self-involved ploy to remain relevant.

Hey, stop it, Tracy…

Amy has a sadz.

The conversation took an emotional turn when Robach started to cry about the distance between them.

“I felt extremely disconnected from you, and I am someone who does want and needs physical touch, words of affirmation and communication,” she noted, claiming Holmes has been “emotionally removed” from their relationship. “The last few days, I felt disconnected from you.”

Perhaps some dry humping would help?

Look, I know the limerence is wearing off and you’ve foresworn booze, but I think you can trust a guy who’s cheated on his last several mistresses. Is he emotionally removed, or is he just checked out crafting clandestine dating profiles? Sit next to him in steely silence and find out.

TJ feels like a fraud.

Holmes attempted to understand Robach’s perspective, explaining his decision to record their talk. He confessed to feeling “like a fraud” for not showing listeners how the pair address the obstacles in their romance.

It was so much easier when the obstacle was your wife.

After Holmes asked whether Robach felt “pressure” about dating in the public eye, she clarified that her concerns were mostly about their careers. “I don’t feel the pressure from the public to stay with you,” she shared. “But I feel the pressure of our careers that I believe were unfairly taken from us.”

Pressure, what pressure? Amy’s maniacal grinning as TJ edges away from her in every picture? The pressure of staking an entire career on a cringy podcast? Career pressures for the career-less?

Some people might examine their life choices at this point. Amy blames ABC for depriving her of her inalienable, God-given right to have a broadcast journalism job.

Why would Amy Robach and TJ Holmes be unhappy?

More from Yahoo news on this tragic case:

“I know that I know you well enough and I’ve spent enough time with you and I knew how I felt,” she continued on Tuesday. “And love sometimes is a choice, when it’s hard, it’s not just a feeling. Lust is a feeling, but love is a choice I believe, and I have chosen to love you.”

Guess the self-determination to make choices and commit to them doesn’t apply to marriage or ex-husbands Tim McIntosh and Andrew Shue.

Holmes, for his part, spent most of the podcast allowing Robach to voice her concerns. He admitted he didn’t always understand why she was worried about their future since he was so confident about their connection, but Robach noted she sometimes struggles to address the root of her anxiety.

Let me help you find it, Amy: YOU’RE A SIDE CHICK. One in a long line of side chicks.

What? Are you saying Amy Robach is not special?

Well, as TJ likes to frequently remind her, she is the oldest side chick. 50! 50. That makes Amy special.

Robach also weighed the possibility of her relationship with Holmes not working out down the line, adding, “I would be devastated, just personally, because I want to be with you and I chose you.”

Hey, she chose you TJ. That’s gotta mean something.

TJ stares off into the distance.

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LookingForwardsToTuesday
LookingForwardsToTuesday
1 month ago

Sooooooooo,

A sparkly turd cheats with another sparkly turd and consequences ensue, which nether sparkly turd is particularly keen on. Pair of sparkly turds then double down and try to publicise their narrative through a podcast, which no sane person would want to listen to unless their hobby happens to be watching a road accident cum dumpster fire unfold in glorious high definition/slow motion. In the podcast, one of the sparkly turds articulates doubts as to whether her new sparkly life is as sparkly as she thought it would be and whether the sparkly turd that she won was as sparkly as she thought he was before all of her sh*t got exposed. The other sparkly turd, through his reticence, appears to be wondering whether right now would be a good time to start regretting some of his life choices.

Amy and TJ should maybe get a therapist each so we don’t have to listen to their crap.

LFTT

Mehitable
Mehitable
1 month ago

Someone should send Amy a copy of Anna Karenina.

Chump-Domain Cleric
Chump-Domain Cleric
1 month ago
Reply to  Mehitable

Please don’t. That book changed my life and my politics forever, and I don’t need the next article to be about how Amy misinterprets the messages and morals of that glorious piece of art.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago

Yep the sparkles from fireworks just don’t show much in the bright daylight. Odd how that works.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago

But I feel the pressure of our careers that I believe were unfairly taken from us.”

Yeah sucks doesn’t it? Hey maybe your ex spouses and children can tell you how to handle having your life ripped from under them.

JeffWashington
JeffWashington
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

Thank you for this. It may be a little immature of me, but how I enjoy a good “people learn their actions have consequences” slash “this is how your affair partner behaves when the people they betrayed are no longer pick-me dancing and meeting their needs for table scraps.”

Mehitable
Mehitable
1 month ago
Reply to  JeffWashington

I think it’s wonderful for people to see this unfolding in real time…I see that train a’coming, it’s a’coming down the track…..etc etc…. not just as an enjoyable tale for chumps but as a CAUTIONARY TALE for people who might be considering this kind of “journey”. There are so many things in our society promoting or encouraging or supporting adultery – there’s an article in the Boston.com (Globe) today apparently promoting this evil open marriage bullshit – that to see something that shows what happens realistically to many cheaters is absolutely needed.

Bluewren
Bluewren
1 month ago
Reply to  Mehitable

Most intent on this behaviour won’t care- their situation is SPECIAL and their feelings are REAL- it’ll work out for them …😆

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  Bluewren

Likely true, but if it maybe wakes just a few up, and also educates the Switzerland folks, that is something good.

Squeaks
Squeaks
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

THIS! AAAAH! You want to talk about change “unfairly” thrust upon you, Amy? Do you need a tissue? Poor baby.

I suspect she’s about to find out what it’s like for real, though, judging by the look of bored detachment on TJ’s face. Twu wuv, ladies and gentlemen!

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  Squeaks

I thought it was just me, but yeah he looks like he is furtively try to figure a way out of this relationship without further damage. I mean it is going to look even worse if he bails and leaves the “older woman” after using her. But, he will likely bail either way at some point.

Maybe they will devise a plot where he begs her to stay and she just needs to get away and rebuild her life kind of bullshit. That way he can hang his head in shame and start a tic toc series of lectures to me on how he has learned to treat women better; and she can delve into the damage that cough male predators can have on the delicate unsuspecting married woman. Or maybe they can work a series with Ester on exuberant defiance and all the good stuff that comes with that…

mafaldaknew
mafaldaknew
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

The comment of the day

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

Not lectures to me, to men. I am sure I could use some lectures, but not on this issue.

Mehitable
Mehitable
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

Wow, susie, do you know how much money you could make advising these weasels, LOLOLOL!!!! That seems to be a viable escape route for them. At least for TJ. I think it’s gonna be harder for Amy to recover from this, personally or professionally. She really does seem to be delusional over this guy. I don’t really know anything about either of them except this whole situation, but my guess with Amy is that she’s someone who’s used to getting everything dropped in her lap throughout life, and it’s get’s harder when you’re older and not so dewy fresh. She’s not used to the level of fail she brought on herself. Even TJ doesn’t seem to want to kiss her ass any more. Maybe she could become a “Christian” and use that for a comeback. There’s always an angle.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  Mehitable

I forgot that angle.

My ex tried for a while to become a preacher; he was even taking some college classes, but he couldn’t go the distance. He just went back to cheating and massive gambling.

A part of me still feels a bit sorry for him, I don’t know what his demons were but for his sake and even more my sons sake, I wish he had tackled them instead of just keep running from himself.

JeffWashington
JeffWashington
1 month ago
Reply to  Squeaks

“I Am Jack’s Smirking Revenge”

Orlando
Orlando
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

👍 👍👍

unicornomore
unicornomore
1 month ago

I couldn’t even make it through the whole video…the awkwardness eeek. They really are a mess and it sickens me that they destroyed 2 families for this.

Imagine the moment when you realize the prize really is a sparkly turd.

One has to be a bit of a narcissist to believe that you are so wonderful that the world surely will give you that coveted, high paying TV job (never mind the thousands of young, cute folks waiting in line for their shot). They both may need to start considering other professions – I wonder what else they can do.

I do like his scarf though, lovely scarf.

FYI_
FYI_
1 month ago
Reply to  unicornomore

I honestly don’t get it. How could she be “feeling the pressure of our careers” when you don’t have that career anymore? That career is gone. Voila — no pressure.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  unicornomore

They definitely overrated themselves. Good lord there are so many folks without baggage just waiting in line.

I am betting that if they would just keep their mouth shut they have friends that can help them get support jobs behind the scenes, but most of those jobs don’t come with high paying contracts.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago

I think showcasing the rise and fall of these two via their own hands, is good for folks to see. Imagine those who are doing the same thing right now squirming. Or maybe they will be thinking, yeah but I got this I am smarter than those two.

ChumpedAndDumped
ChumpedAndDumped
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

From what I see, a sack of hammers is smarter than these two.

2xchump
2xchump
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

Not top many cheaters put themselves in this kind of prison. They prefer the pick me dance. This cannot be fun

Orlando
Orlando
1 month ago

Why is Amy having such a problem understanding? There are morality clauses in work contracts, even I have one and I’m not in the public eye. It’s like watching a two year old stamping her feet not getting her way. “…reduced to feeling up houseplants” that laugh your coffee all over yourself moment 😂

Chump-Domain Cleric
Chump-Domain Cleric
1 month ago
Reply to  Orlando

They probably feel as if the clause is unjust. And to be fair, I understand feeling like what you do outside of work shouldn’t matter to your employer – my workplace shouldn’t care about my weird fashion choices, they don’t need to know about any procedures I get, they shouldn’t have input on whether or not I’m having premarital sex, and they shouldn’t even want to know if I go to sex-oriented events or not. As long as you keep anything Not Safe For Work out of… well… work, what does it matter, y’know?

However, that CHANGES if what you’re doing is abusing someone else, and cheating is definitely abusive. Places of employment SHOULD care about the character of their employees. Not only that, but a workplace affair is just INVITING a lawsuit! That’s deeeeeefinitely not keeping it outside of work.

Either way, though. If they had a clause and knew it was there, it shouldn’t be a surprise to them. They aren’t special exceptions.

Cam
Cam
1 month ago
Reply to  Orlando

Cheaters are outraged when they’re held accountable because they think they’re above consequences. They live in another reality.

NotMyFault
NotMyFault
1 month ago

I, for one, love the fact that karma is kicking them in the ass! These two self-important, selfish narcissists are having difficulty accepting the fact that they ARE NOT important. ABC did the absolute right thing in firing the both of them. I could only wish that my ex’s and schmoopie’s company did the same. (But, in my ex’s case, schmoopie could have filed a sexual harassment case against my ex, her boss!)

unicornomore
unicornomore
1 month ago
Reply to  NotMyFault

In my case, Schmoopie was a sales rep for a company trying to get into the lucrative military sales realm. Cheater was an active duty military officer tasked with purchasing zillions of $ of stuff for the govt. Her work found their Schmoopie emails on her work computer and (likely because it looked like they were dangling a honey pot in front of govt buyers) they fired her.

My cheater knew he got his GF fired and tried to make it up to her. He had spent 20 years in the military (and me /kids supported him through it) creating goodwill to help him get The Job when he retired and he ended up spending MASSIVE amounts of influence and latitude to get her another job.

Schmoopie had started that job as a teen and worked her way up…I bet they REALLY did not want to fire her but she had painted them into a corner. (She was also young and beautiful and looked like an intentional honeypot, so AWKS).

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  NotMyFault

My fw got busted, as he was stumping his direct report. I will be honest, for a few hours the day I saw it in the paper, my steps were a bit lighter. I never wished for that, never even thought of it; but it helped. She didn’t get the bigshot she thought she was getting, and he didn’t get to keep the position I worked by his side for over a decade to help him get.

Tracy is doing a good thing by highlighting how these famous cheaters and others like them fall from grace. They need to see and believe that cheaters take themselves with them when they go, and it rarely works for them as well as they expected.

We know Amy/TG crapped all over their family but they also showed tremendous disrespect to their employer by putting them in this situation. This wasn’t Hollywood where debauchery is expected, this was (I assume) a morning show that espoused dignity and wholesomeness. I never watched it, so maybe I have it wrong.

Other Kat
Other Kat
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

I think Amy and TJ offer a real-time example for newer Chumps, too, to see what a FW’s sparkly new relationship looks like from the inside once the sparkle begins to dull. No one’s saving their best selves for life with the AP, and when you’ve got two FWs in the mix (which as we all know is often the case), they’ll bring the worst out in each other.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  Other Kat

Agree.

Elsie_
Elsie_
1 month ago

Well, so they are spiraling a bit out of control. No surprise. Tune in for more…

FYI_
FYI_
1 month ago
Reply to  Elsie_

It does seem like they’re spiraling — and documenting the death spiral as it happens. He’s starting the discard from her in front of god and everybody, and all they can think to do is make a podcast about it.

JeffWashington
JeffWashington
1 month ago
Reply to  FYI_

Watch when everything implodes they will go totally silent and then blame each other.

Spinach@35
Spinach@35
1 month ago

Ah, the desperation of narcissists who are trying to stay in the spotlight and grasping for ego kibbles!

We talk about D-day being the 2 x 4 we needed to knock us out of bad marriages (or mirages, as Velvet Hammer would say).

Is realizing their irrelevance the FWs’ 2 x4 to knock the feeling of entitlement and self-importance out of them? Nah. They simply switch to feeling like the biggest victims in the room (re “But I feel the pressure of our careers that I believe were unfairly taken from us.”

They both suck, so their relationship can’t possibly be good. Two bad eggs don’t make a good omelet.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  Spinach@35

“Two bad eggs don’t make a good omelet.”

Love it.

Chumpasaurus45
Chumpasaurus45
1 month ago

Karma causing rocks, shaken not stirred.

2xchump
2xchump
1 month ago

Sadly, I feel the world is giving these two kibbles. ABC was not enough, now we have to know the details of what happens to lifetime cheaters if they are trapped with each other. My#2 cheater went right on FB with happy romance pictures and wedding picture’s. He invited all our friends and pitched a fit if they declined his invitation to the show. Then he shows up with new wife in tow to my church demaning the members show him obesence. It is all a show and it is following these two centralality demanding characters down their rabbit hole.Well, we can observe them like mold growing on old bread..Who cares, they deserve each other.

Other Kat
Other Kat
1 month ago
Reply to  2xchump

It’s true these stories give them kibbles, but if you check out the reader comments they’re hilariously full of narcissistic injuries. There’s no way these two can resist reading them, which is probably driving TJ’s march toward the discard and Amy’s claw-grasping desperation to stay sparkly. What I love most about the overall tenor of reader comments on these stories, though, is that they demonstrate how easily outsiders can see through the pathetic attempts at image management.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  2xchump

Maybe, but the world is also seeing the consequences of bad behavior, that is what CL is about, getting all this out there.

Also, it it gives a new chump a kibble to see a cheater get theirs, I am fine with that too.

2xchump
2xchump
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

Susie Lee, yes you are right. Actually it’s good to.see I have some recovery 6 months post divorce from my serial cheater. I do not know how Tracy does this job day and night! I see her putting in notes at 2am! Snark and prose at 2am!!!!! Yes yes the new chumps need to see this as these two narcissist home wreckers get to unfold their waspy wings right in front.of our eyes. I.get it, it just irritates me to give these two giant Hefty trash 🗑 bags any time at all.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  2xchump

I think CL is like any other good person who takes up an issue that hurts others, and she is doing it with good info/examples and with the feelings of her chumps in mind. Spread the word, but protect the chumps, just like folks who have been victims of rape, or DV and then they devote their lives to helping the victims back to a fuller life.

Don’t know why these two bags of trash threw themselves into a dumpster fire and then can’t figure out why they got burns.

wisedupchump
wisedupchump
1 month ago

It’s pretty clear that without the veneer of booze during their dry January they are having to deal with some new realities. Sounds like they were daily drinkers. Their emotional reticence should be resolved by Feb. 2.

Chumpty Dumpty
Chumpty Dumpty
1 month ago
Reply to  wisedupchump

oh they were definitely daily drinkers, you obviously missed the previous post

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  wisedupchump

I have never been to a bar but once (that was enough) but their actions sure lend credibility to the saying that the girls/guys get better looking at closing time.

Stone cold sober, not so much.

Viktoria
Viktoria
1 month ago

Get these two more alcohol stat! Seriously, to quote someone from their instagram post, “Homewreckers!”

lulutoo
lulutoo
1 month ago

I really like to see what they are like after the limerance. It’s not so much fun when you are not sneaking around. Another couple who I have not read about lately are Tori and Dean. It’s surprising to me that they are keeping a low profile (for now).

Mehitable
Mehitable
1 month ago

The expressions in that one photo tell the story (as they usually do). Amy has her fake manic smile and TJ looks like he’s trying to hold in a fart. Photos frequently are a good barometer of relationships (not just romantic ones) – you can frequently tell a lot about the interpersonal dynamics just looking at the photos – especially if you have a series over time. It looks like JJ was looking for another conquest to hang off his belt and Amy thinks it’s twu wuv. Or she’s pushing that hard. Anything that’s going on in your life that you have to hide under a buffet of assorted liquors….is not a positive or healthy thing.

Last edited 1 month ago by Mehitable
susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago
Reply to  Mehitable

“TJ looks like he’s trying to hold in a fart.”

Ha, so true.

Mehitable
Mehitable
1 month ago

Any bets on when TJ is gonna make a break for freedom and start feeling up something other than the house plants? You know it’s coming…….What will be Amy’s take on that part of her life’s “journey”?

Gotta wonder how all their kids are doing throughout this, I don’t seem to see ANY focus on them at all. It’s like they went to the Planet of Inconvenient Burdens.

Conchobara
Conchobara
1 month ago
Reply to  Mehitable

where most FWs banish their children

Nancy
Nancy
1 month ago

They forgot the first rule of narcissistic relationships. Only one narc per each.

Last edited 1 month ago by Nancy
Daughterofachump
Daughterofachump
1 month ago
Reply to  Nancy

Oh, good one!

luckychump
luckychump
1 month ago

I am appalled these two idiots didn’t realize they had morality clauses in their contracts. I was chuckling and enjoying Tracy’s humorous word choices and valid points about how they never really did any of the hard work that goes into producing a show, and then I saw her remark that their careers were unfairly taken from them. Never mind that they lack a conscience or show any remorse, this type of ignorance and delusion is just on another level.

Hell of a Chump
Hell of a Chump
1 month ago

This is rapidly turning into a cringy psychiatric case study. It seems like Holmes’ and Robach’s chemically-boosted clinical mania has worn off. Both appear to be plunging into the final crash stage where the TV charm veneers start to crack and peel away, revealing what look like stereotypical gender differences in their brands of narcissism which are beginning to clash– hers with its apparently clingy/histrionic borderline bent and his crabby, cruel and empty psychopathic skew.

Not to glamorize the mess but the story also strikes me as sort of “Icarian” as if narcissism functions as an escape vehicle like Icarus’s wax wings or maybe more like a hot air balloon that burns human beings as fuel in order to stay afloat. You could throw a Citizen Kane analogy in there about people driven to heights of tacky glory as a way to overcome and erase adverse childhood events. As these two run low on personal fodder for their podcast, they might even start to resort to tragic backstories which I have a feeling were genuinely horrible.

But frankly I hope they don’t since there’s nothing more depressing than hearing intractably abusive people “open up” and snivel about childhood trauma that they learned nothing from, merely use as an alibi and simply go around reenacting at other people’s expense like angry poltergeists. Anyway, ick, enough mixed metaphors. The real tragedy is that these people have children who are going to be adversely affected.

Chump-Domain Cleric
Chump-Domain Cleric
1 month ago

Will anyone but us be listening by that point, though? Given how the numbers have plummeted?

Chump-Domain Cleric
Chump-Domain Cleric
1 month ago

Ah yes, the TJ and Amy saga. Did anyone see it going any differently? Heck, while I know self-awareness isn’t a FW’s strong suit, I’m amazed even they expected differently! This routine seems to always go down with the exact same script. There’s variations, sure, but it always ends in a relationship full of doubt, uncertainty, and resentment.

Must be exhausting.

susie lee
susie lee
1 month ago

The one thing I will say about my fw is he kept a low profile after his fall from grace. FB wasn’t around when it all went down, but when it became mainstream, my son said when fw’s owife got on she put all kinds of proud pics of her and her kids and grandkids and fw refused to be in any of them.

Owife wasn’t real bright, she told folks that God sent her to my ex when he really needed her. I think I missed that part of the 7th commandment where it stated unless you really need it.

Hell of a Chump
Hell of a Chump
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

Yes, that exemption in the New Revised Heaven’s Gate Standard Bible along with bagged salad and improperly folded boxers.

Chump-Domain Cleric
Chump-Domain Cleric
1 month ago
Reply to  susie lee

Ah, I must have missed it too! Or maybe it’s in the notes of my study Bible? Hmm, I’ll have to check when I get home…

Cam
Cam
1 month ago

I still can’t believe these people think we care.

Chump-Domain Cleric
Chump-Domain Cleric
1 month ago
Reply to  Cam

They’re used to having centrality in a pick-me dance, I would bet. Plus, having fans.

Mehitable
Mehitable
1 month ago

As I’ve said, I really don’t know anything about either of these 2 except their affair but I was just reading up on Amy and this is what I came across in Wikipedia. She tried to expose the Epstein stuff early on apparently for 3 years unsuccessfully. I have to wonder if this is the real reason she and TJ were canned as I doubt the network execs are acting on their….high morals:

“On November 2, 2019, Project Veritas released a late August 2019 “hot mic” incident in which Robach discusses ABC shutting down her story on billionaire convicted sex offender and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein in 2015. Robach’s comments came just two days after an NPR story disclosed the existence of an on-camera interview with Virginia Roberts Giuffre and ABC’s failure to broadcast it. Giuffre says she was sexually trafficked by Epstein to powerful men including Prince Andrew, Duke of York — a claim the Duke has strenuously denied. In a “hot mic” video, Robach was recorded on set for ABC’s Good Morning America voicing the following statements:
“I’ve had the story for three years,” Robach says in the video. “We would not put it on the air. Um, first of all, I was told, ‘Who was Jeffrey Epstein? No one knows who that is. This is a stupid story.’ Then the palace found out that we had her whole allegations about Prince Andrew and threatened us a million different ways.”

Powerful people protect other powerful people. Maybe this is part of her story. She created her own train wreck but someone may have crossed the track signals.

Chumpty Dumpty
Chumpty Dumpty
1 month ago
Reply to  Tracy Schorn

Actually, Tracy, I have good reason to believe that the Epstein story *was* absolutely killed by ABC. Amy Robach showed courage in regard to that, to give her her due..

Chumpty Dumpty
Chumpty Dumpty
1 month ago
Reply to  Chumpty Dumpty

… most likely because of then-ABC News president James Goldston protecting his access to the Royals, but that’s just an educated guess… It was catch-and-kill by ABC News. Robach and other journalists (in particular Jim Dubreuil, if I recall correctly) were allowed to work on the story in order to give the appearance of ABC News pursuing the story.

Last edited 1 month ago by Chumpty Dumpty
Hell of a Chump
Hell of a Chump
1 month ago
Reply to  Tracy Schorn

Well, hmm, where was Robach when TJ was accused of harassing an intern? And if she felt like ABC was quashing the Epstein story, why didn’t she resign and blow the whistle? It’s not like she was going to starve if she stood up for something.

I think people working in news and infotainment are especially aware that playing the role of “groundbreaking social justice champion” can be a career boost if timed right. But that doesn’t mean they actually give a shit or aren’t pieces of shit themselves. For example, the boss who tried (but failed, I’m happy to say) to roofie and assault me at a work party had previously staged a successful coup against another producer accused of sexual harassment. The “champion” turned out to be more dangerous than the creep he unseated.

That’s just one of several cases of really gruesome hypocrisy I witnessed while working in media. I had to learn the hard way that sometimes the social justice warrior stance is organic but quite often it’s just image management and opportunism.

weedfree
weedfree
1 month ago

Being an Aussie, no idea who these people are. Our Aussie equivalent is blowhard Karl Stevonovic who was rewarded for running off with a younger woman by being given his old job back at Channel 9. Such a flog.
In relation to these two, what stands out to me, regardless of Amy’s culpability, is the gaslighting – TJ devaluing her ready for discard at the same time implying heavily she is paranoid for not trusting how invested he is in their love.

KatiePig
KatiePig
1 month ago

It sounds like he’s done with her. NEXT!

Maybe she was only fun when she was something he could use to rape his wife. And it was rape. Exposing his wife to her vaginal fluids without the wife’s consent or knowledge is rape. Amy raped that woman just like he did. So, I have no pity. I’m very glad she blew up her life for a man who doesn’t even like her.

May they both rot.

MichelleShocked
MichelleShocked
1 month ago

I have a feeling that Amy and TJ Google themselves and have found this blog. And this blog and all the naysayers who reach out to them directly are making them feel forced to stay together for fear of proving us all right.

Meanwhile, TJ already clearly has moved on in his dull head. You know he’s cheating on 50+ Amy. This is the worst slow motion train wreck ever. I can’t even feel schadenfreude over it anymore.

Here’s an idea — how about they both admit they fucked up and destroyed lives over their own stupidity. Instead of doubling down that they are “still together,” how about LEARNING from ignorant terrible behavior and getting therapy to correct it?

mafaldaknew
mafaldaknew
1 month ago

I’ve been following the Robach Holmes story for a year now but haven’t been to this blog in months and was actually
thinking of emailing Tracy a link to their podcast. Surprise surprise, she’s on the ball with this one.