Friends and colleagues. Lara Spencer and Amy Robach have worked together at ABC for more than a decade, and their professional relationship led to an offscreen friendship.Spencer joined Good Morning America in 1999 after interning at NBC and working as an anchor at a local CBS station in Tennessee.
Robach, meanwhile, joined ABC in 2012 and officially became a GMA coanchor two years later.After the University of Georgia graduate landed her GMA promotion, rumors circulated that Spencer was unhappy with the news, but the duo later slammed rumors of a feud. “When two women are successful and on the same set, it’s a catfight,” Spencer told TMZ in April 2014. “[When] it’s two men, it’s competition.
It’s silly.”Robach, for her part, said that their friendship “really blossomed” in London while the pair were covering the 2012 Olympics. “I think it sells papers,” she added when asked why some observers claimed the twosome didn’t get along. “Because it’s a better story than the reality.”The colleagues have also been supportive of each other’s personal lives and professional achievements through the years.
When Robach published her children’s book, Better Together!, with husband Andrew Shue in October 2021, Spencer was one of the first people to congratulate her coworker.“Love this book.Read more on usmagazine.com