Oprah to Co-Host ‘Good Morning America’ in Robin Roberts Absence

Talk show Queen to join stellar list of guest co-hosts

From the Grio.

Oprah Winfrey will join the list of journalists and television stars to warm the seat of Robin Roberts while she is on leave from ABC’s Good Morning America.

Roberts, 51, who is battling myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, announced on Thursday that she will not be returning to the morning show until after she undergoes a bone-marrow transplant. While Roberts is on medical leave, Winfrey along with Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, Katie Couric, Kelly Ripa and others will fill the show’s void.

Winfrey once hosted a morning talk show in Chicago before her reign as the “Queen of Talk.” It not yet clear when Roberts will return to the Good Morning America couch.

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