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NYTimes outs Good Morning America weatherman in MSNBC host’s wedding story

In a wedding story about Thomas Roberts, host of MSNBC Live, New York Times writer Jacob Bernstein has also outed Good Morning America‘s weather anchor Sam Champion.

In the story, which tells of Roberts meeting his partner Patrick Abner in 2000, their problems of geography and Abner’s past abuse as a child. The two were married last week and Champion was among the 170 guests.

Bernstein wrote:

Among the 170 or so guests at the reception was Sam Champion, the weather anchor at ABC’s “Good Morning America.” He took a turn on the dance floor with his partner, the photographer Rubem Robierb.

“We’re getting married in Miami,” Mr. Champion said in the spirit of the moment.

[Rubem] Robierb corrected him: “We’ll do it here officially, and then have a party in Miami.”

Hence, Champion is now out and has made a statement through ABC News.

“We are thrilled and so excited and thank everyone for their good wishes,” says Champion.

Robierb, born in Brazil, is a fine-arts photographer who shows his work in Miami, Atlanta, Santa Monica and New York.

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  1. Hey sweety–maybe you could advertise in that gay magizine–QSaltLake to find someone to be outted by LOL–silly boy Michael!

  2. straight as an arrow, honey. 95% of weathermen are gay is seems like(i.m.o.) but Sam's so macho he could fool everybody on that boat in Fire Island ; )

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