The “GMA 3” hosts have worked together to keep their relationship a secret, an ABC News insider told Page Six.
“They have a very cozy relationship on air, but that’s to be expected,” a source told Page Six. “But they were very careful behind the scenes to keep their relationship a secret. The producers of ‘GMA’ were shocked to hear that they were having an affair.
However, the two were spotted “canoodling” at bars near ABC News in May, a source told Page Six. Pictures of the two getting cozy in a bar were published in the Daily Mail on Wednesday.
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Holmes and Robach were also photographed out of state during the weekend two weeks before Thanksgiving. One of the photos published by the Daily Mail shows Holmes holding Robach from behind as he leans against the trunk of the car.
Reps for Holmes and Robach did not immediately respond to Page Six’s request for comment.
According to Daily Mail sources, the staff spotted the two getting close while they were in London for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June. But their rift began when the two fitness nuts trained together for the New York City Half Marathon in March, a source told Page Six.
Robach, 49, has been married to former Melrose Place star Shue for more than 12 years.
In 2008, she divorced her first husband, Tim McIntosh, with whom she has two daughters. Robach has three stepsons from his marriage to Shu.
Holmes married Fiebig in 2010. He currently works as the Chief Diversity Officer at the non-profit organization Save the Children.
Holmes was previously married to Amy Pherson, but the two divorced in 2007.
Holmes and Robach had been close friends for years before the alleged affair. Photos on social media even show them on dubious dates with their now-rejected spouses.
Robach and Fiebig both set their Instagram accounts to private after the leak on Wednesday. Holmes’ Instagram account appears to have been deleted.