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Robin Roberts62, revealed she plans to marry her longtime partner Amber Laign, “I’m saying yes to marriage. We’re getting married this year,” Long good Morning America Host talks with author to announce Monday, January 2 episode Gabriel Bernstein, She expressed that she was “hesitating” to say the news as it was the first time she had “said it out loud” to the public as Gabrielle stressed her “intentions” for the new year.

“It was something we talked about but we put it off because she got sick,” Robin explained in a candid moment, referencing Amber’s 2021 battle with breast cancer. Laign received both chemotherapy and radiation, which she completed in July 2022. “It’s saying yes to him, and that’s the next chapter,” Robin then said to thunderous applause. Gabi then encouraged the news anchor to “make a wedding vision board” for herself and the founder of Plant Juice Oils. “I want you to just put everything on that board that you really want to experience at your wedding that day — the pictures, the flowers, the art — I want you to focus on it,” expressed Gabi.

Robin then stated that she was “focusing on the wedding, not the wedding”, as Gabi reiterated and said she wanted Robin to focus on bringing “positive energy” to their union.

Robin Roberts and longtime partner Amber Lane plan to marry in 2023. (Shutterstock)

Robin shared a clip of the conversation on her Instagram, confirming the news yet again! “Saying yes to marriage in 2023… It is always a pleasure to chat with @gabbybernstein… She joins us live with the new year challenge to make your dreams come true. #marriage #manifestation #loveislove,” she wrote. Notably, it is unclear whether Robin and Amber are officially engaged, and Roberts did not appear to be wearing a ring on her left finger.

Robin and Amber first met in 2005 and have been together for 18 years. (Shutterstock)

The couple started dating in 2005, however, their relationship was kept under wraps until Robin came out publicly in 2013. On their 15th anniversary in 2020, Amber revealed that the pair originally met through a blind date! “It is a gift to have you by my side as we continue to navigate this thing called life,” Amber wrote in the sweet message. “You have the kindest heart and most beautiful soul I know. You have shown me time and time again to stay humble and treat others with the utmost respect because you never know what someone might do.” Must have been… beautiful… absolutely beautiful. I love you with all my heart.”

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