ABC this morning announced that today would be Robin Roberts‘ last day anchoring “Good Morning America” before she goes on extended leave. Tomorrow was originally planned to be her last day on the program.
This time, the culprit was Hurricane Isaac. After today’s show, ABC says Roberts will “fly home to Mississippi to be with her ailing mother, Lucimarian, and her family in the hurricane zone.”
Next week, she will return to New York to make final preparations for her bone marrow transplant.
Update: Video of the “GMA” team wishing Roberts well:
Over on NBC’s “Today,” there were well-wishes for Roberts: