August 08, 2021 – 3:25 p.m. BST

Hanna Fillingham

Robin Roberts has an incredibly strong relationship and while her partner Amber Laign is notoriously private, she appears occasionally in posts on the star’s social media.

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Lastly, the Good Morning America co-host took to Instagram to share some stunning photos from a very special date night.

The date night in question was supposed to celebrate Robin and Amber’s 16th birthday. and Amber pulled out all the stops to make it memorable.

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VIDEO: Robin Roberts shares an incredibly rare video with partner Amber

Amber arranged an al fresco meal for the couple at Sub Edge Farm, which was prepared for them by a personal chef named Jason, who was assigned to them for the evening.

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Robin shared a cute selfie of himself, Amber, Jason and his partner Alex from the evening next to the caption: “Jason & Alex, bless you. Sweet Amber, 16 years and even more. “


Robin Roberts and partner Amber Laign on their special date night

Robin and Amber went on a blind date by a mutual friend, and their relationship has grown stronger since then.

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Amber was a stone for the GMA star during some incredibly difficult times including her battle with cancer and her bone marrow transplant.

Robin’s health battles were even one of the inspirations for Amber’s Plant Juice Oils brand.


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Plant Juice Oils make CBD oils from natural plant extracts, and their website reveals the emotional backstory behind Robin’s influence on the company.

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On Amber’s biography page it says: “Amber experienced the effects of cancer treatments firsthand as the primary caregiver for her partner Robin Roberts, who received life-saving breast cancer treatment in 2007.

“In 2012, Amber found herself back in the role of caregiver when Robin received a bone marrow transplant. While looking for a holistic approach to alleviating the many side effects, Amber discovered the wonderful benefits of combining essential oils with broad spectrum CBD oil. “


Robin and Amber have been together for 16 years

Robin and Amber live in a lovely Connecticut home on weekends with their beloved rescue dog, Lukas.

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The couple spends their weekdays apart, with Amber staying in Connecticut and Robin living in her Manhattan apartment so she can be near the GMA studios.

The journalist had previously talked about her life situation in her 2014 book Everybody’s Got Something.

She wrote: “Amber and I have been a loving couple for almost ten years, but we chose not to live together. Maybe that’s why we survived almost a decade! “

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