More than six months after Amy's affair with her co-host T.J. Holmes was made public, the Back to the Future actress has broken her silence. "He is awesome," the 59-year-old told Page Six at the premiere of her recent movie, The Good Half, on Thursday at the Tribeca Festival. "He is doing really good."
(Like his sister, who starred in hits like Adventures in Babysitting, The Karate Kid, and Leaving Las Vegas, Andrew Shue is a working actor best known for his role on TV's Melrose Place.)
The couple were married for 12 years before their breakup and T.J. was with his ex-wife, Marilee Fiegbig, for the same amount of time.
Her update comes as Amy and T.J.'s romance heats up and they were spotted enjoying a steamy public kiss in New York City.
The pair's affair consequently lost them their jobs at ABC, and it is not yet known if or when they will return to TV. On January 27, a statement from an ABC spokesman announcing Amy and T.J.'s departure was released.
It read: "After several productive conversations with Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes about different options, we all agreed it's best for everyone that they move on from ABC News."
The spokesperson added: "We recognize their talent and commitment over the years and are thankful for their contributions. A decision for new co-hosts of GMA3 and 20/20] will come later."
Most recently, Amy and T.J.'s replacements on GMA3 were announced. ABC revealed that Eva Pilgrim and DeMarco Morgan would be taking Amy and T.J.'s place alongside regular co-anchor Dr. Jennifer Ashton.
The news was shared with the members of the ABC News team by President Kim Godwin via an official memo, instituting stability to the network's shows.
Newly single Andrew, 56, has three sons with his first wife, Jennifer Haggeney, who he was married to from 1994 until 2009, the same year Amy split from her first husband Tim McIntosh, and a year before the two then tied the knot.
Nate, born in 1996, is his oldest son, followed by Aidan, born in 1999, and Wyatt, born in 2004. Meanwhile, their former step-sisters are Ava, born in 2002, and Annalise, born in 2006.
Andrew has a close bond with Elisabeth, who is married to director, producer, and writer Davis Guggenheim.
In a feature he wrote for TheRoot.com in 2014, T.J. gushed about his wife and daughter. "My family and I are closer, my individual net worth has gone up every year since we met," he wrote. "In every way, I’m better off because I’m married. So, for me, a successful marriage has revolved around this principle: I like who I am with her."
He made similar statements in a social media post which later went viral when he was celebrating their 10th anniversary.
Alongside two stunning pictures of her, one showing her on their wedding day and another more recent one, he wrote: "This particular #decadechallenge is a little late, but… 10 years ago, Marilee Fiebig married me. And despite my best efforts, she remained married to me for the past 10 years.
"That's not hyperbole. I'm not being dramatic. I gave her plenty of reasons, excuses, and opportunities to walk her fine ass out the dooooooor. But instead, with her built-in black woman superpower, she showed a grace and patience that's incomprehensible. Asking her for another 10 years would be asking too much. Another 10 months? That may even be a stretch."
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