Good Morning America cohosts Amy Robach and TJ Holmes’ rumored romance has sparked major buzz among ABC viewers. After the duo were spotted looking cozy on several outings in New York City throughout November 2022, fans were shocked to learn that the two anchors were still legally married to their respective spouses.
On November 30, the morning show costars made headlines after seemingly enjoying several dates together in photos published by theDaily Mail. In early November, Amy and TJ were spotted laughing and getting close at a bar in the Big Apple. Later that month, the rumored new couple were seen holding hands in an Uber. There was also a photo of TJ placing his hand on Amy’s backside as she leaned down to load the trunk of a car with items.
The television reporters have not publicly confirmed nor denied if they are romantically involved or just close friends.
Over the years that they’ve worked together, Amy and TJ’s friendship blossomed, and fans enjoyed their onscreen banter during the morning news.
Amy wed former Melrose Place actor Andrew Shue in February 2010, and she is a stepmom to his sons, Nate, Aidan and Wyatt, from a previous relationship. The last photo with her husband was shared via her since-deactivated Instagram in July. Shortly afterward, she was spotted without her wedding ring.
As for TJ, the journalist married his wife, Marilee Fiebig, in March 2010. The two share daughter Sabine, who was born in January 2013.
While the Arkansas native doesn’t have a public Instagram, Amy posted multiple snaps alongside him in the past when she was active on the platform. And some fans immediately noted how close the two seemed in their work relationship at the time.
After news of their new dynamic broke, a source told In Touch that their rumored relationship is an “HR nightmare” for GMA as they “desperately try to figure out how to handle” the romance speculation, a source exclusively told In Touch.
Reps for Amy, TJ and GMA did not immediately respond to In Touch’s request for comment.
Scroll down to learn everything we know about Amy and TJ’s rumored romance.
China’s infamous internet police can’t keep up with the massive volume of videos unmasking the unrest in the secretive nation — as fed-up residents protest the government’s draconian COVID lockdown rules.
The feared censorship regime can’t take down footage of the heated demonstrations fast enough — while crafty protestors are also using tricks to evade their systems, the New York Times reported Wednesday.
“This is a decisive breach of the big silence,” Xiao Qiang, a researcher on internet freedom at the University of California, Berkeley, told the publication.
Footage posted to Twitter on Tuesday show dozens of riot police in Guangzhou moving in formation towards torn-down lockdown barriers as protestors threw objects at them.
Other videos showed police deploying tear gas in the city’s Haizhu district.
The Communist Party’s top law enforcement authority vowed in a statement Tuesday that China would crack down on “the infiltration and sabotage activities of hostile forces.”
The Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission also said it would not tolerate “illegal and criminal acts that disrupt social order.”
But the protest videos keep circulating.
According to Qiang, China’s reliance on automation to censor its citizens online has, in part, made it difficult to clamp down on the social media resistance — as incidents were filmed from multiple angles with multiple chances to go viral.
“Once the anger spills on to the street it becomes much harder to censor,” Qiang said.
One former Chinese censor told the New York Times that Beijing would need to hire many more minders — and develop more sophisticated surveillance algorithms — if it wanted to stem the torrent of videos being spread online.
Protestors have also discovered workarounds — adding filters, or making videos of videos playing on other devices — in a cunning and apparently successful bid to outwit state censors.
A growing number of protesters are also starting to employ virtual private networks — and similar software — that allow them to access services like Instagram and Twitter, which are banned from China’s internet.
Reports over the weekend said police in China were confiscating cell phones, looking for photos or videos from protests, and deleting them — along with any VPN software.
The city had been under COVID lockdown for 100 days.
By Sunday, the protests had reached major cities like Nanjing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, as well as the capital, Beijing.
The protests, nominally about Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s so-called zero-COVID policy of intense lockdowns to stop the spread of the pandemic, have become a referendum on Xi’s grip on power.
The leader recently broke with China’s Communist Party tradition and appointed himself to a third term at the nation’s helm.
Though the government has yet to acknowledge the demands of the protesters, the cities of Guangzhou and Chongqing announced an easing of certain COVID quarantine rules on Wednesday.
The announcement comes after health authorities in Beijing announced a drive Monday to encourage elderly Chinese to receive the COVID 19 vaccine — which some have seen as a harbinger of changing lockdown policies.
Only two-thirds of Chinese over the age of 80 have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and less than half are boosted.
By contrast, 93% of Americans 65 and over are fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.
Fleetwood Mac legend Christine McVie left behind a massive fortune following her death at age 79 from a brief illness, which was announced by her family on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. “We would like everyone to keep Christine in their hearts and remember the life of an incredible human being, and revered musician who was loved universally,” they said in a statement to the media. Keep reading to find out Christine’s net worth and how she earned money.
What Was Christine McVie’s Net Worth?
The singer, songwriter and keyboardist for the legendary band had a fortune of $105 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
How Did Christine McVie Make Money?
Christine spent four decades with the legendary rock band, joining in 1970, two years after marrying Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie. With the 1975 additions of the folk-rock duo of Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks, the band was rounded out with three talented lead vocalists.
The group released their eponymous first album in 1975, which topped the Billboard charts in the U.S. One of the top singles from the LP was Christine’s “Say You Love Me,” which she wrote, sang lead vocals and lended her piano skills to.
Fleetwood Mac’s second LP, 1977’s Rumors, would become one of the biggest selling albums of all time, moving 40 million copies worldwide. It went 20 times platinum in the United States alone. Rumors went on to win the Grammy for Album of the Year and spent 31 weeks atop the Billboard album chart.
The album featured several of Christine’s best-known songs with Fleetwood Mac, including “You Make Lovin’ Fun,” which she wrote and performed lead vocals. She also penned one of the band’s most beloved hits, “Don’t Stop,” where she shared lead vocals with Lindsey.
The tune became such a positive and upbeat anthem that then-candidate Bill Clinton chose “Don’t Stop” as his presidential campaign theme song in 1992. It was played at his campaign stops and when he and his family took the stage after beating President George H. Bush in the November general election.
The album was bittersweet, as John and Christine split as the band was on tour for Rumors in 1976. “I broke up with John in the middle of a tour. I was aware of it being rather irresponsible,” Christine told Rolling Stone in March 1977, adding, “I had to do it for my sanity.” They continued to work together in the group for many years that followed, which included more albums and endless touring.
Christine’s most recent U.S. tour was with bandmate Lindsey in 2017, where they performed the mega-hits from throughout their many decades as singer-songwriters.
Fleetwood Mac was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998, and her bandmates mourned Christine’s death in a Twitter statement.
“She was truly one-of-a-kind, special and talented beyond measure,” the remaining members of the band wrote. “She was the best musician anyone could have in their band and the best friend anyone could have in their life. We were so lucky to have a life with her. Individually and together, we cherished Christine deeply and are thankful for the amazing memories we have. She will be so very missed.”
Dozens of cattle in Colorado have been slaughtered over the past two months by an elusive predator that has left no tracks.
In October, 18 dead cows were found just outside the town of Meeker. Some looked as though they were killed by wolves, but officials with Colorado Parks and Wildlife found no wolf tracks or evidence of the predator in the area.
In the two months that local wildlife experts have searched for a culprit, at least 40 calves have died.
The rancher who lost those calves, Jerry Klinglesmith, wrote in The Fence Post that what he thinks may have happened.
“The most likely scenario would be the following: An apparent canine attack may have triggered the onset of a still-inconclusive cause of death,” Klinglesmith wrote.
Klinglesmith, along with veterinaries, officials with the Colorado Parks and Wildlife and other experts, continue to investigate the cause of the deaths. While the case largely remains a mystery, a new theory, unrelated to wolves, has emerged.
Both Klinglesmith and Colorado Parks and Wildlife Northwest Region Manager Travis Black say the cows may have also been infected with black leg, a disease caused by the Clostridium bacteria, The Coloradoan reported.
Pathology results have not yet confirmed whether that was the cause of death.
After mentioning the possibility of it being caused by the disease during a Nov. 17 state Wildlife Commission meeting, Black said a “handful” of calves sustained injuries consistent with a wolf attack. Some had missing tails and marks consistent with canine teeth.
While cows can develop a variety of diseases, it remains unclear whether Klinglesmith’s cattle had been suffering any health issues. Being attacked by dogs or wolves would have exacerbated any health issues within the herd, according to Black.
Officials have utilized aerial flights, howling surveys and game cameras to look for wolves and wolf tracks to no avail. There have been no confirmed wolf reports in the area, only unconfirmed sightings, leaving officials confused and desperate for an answer.
“We have zero evidence of wolves being in the area, but that doesn’t mean they weren’t there,” Black said. “Right now, we don’t have a solid answer as to what happened.”
TLC viewers saw Welcome to Plathvillestars Ethan Plath and Olivia Plathmove from Ethan’s hometown of Cairo, Georgia, to Tampa, Florida, shortly after reconciling from a temporary separation — but it seems the couple is relocating again! Keep reading to find out everything we know about Welcome to Plathville stars Ethan and Olivia’s move.
Why Did ‘Welcome to Plathville’ Stars Ethan and Olivia Plath Move to Tampa?
Apart from their family drama, Olivia was unhappy living in Ethan’s small hometown, but her husband enjoyed a country lifestyle.
“I really want to live in a bigger city, I really want to be more stimulated,” Olivia told her husband during season 3. Ethan responded, “As long as I’m with you, I’m probably not ever going to come back to the environment that I like.”
While Olivia made the decision to move out of the couple’s marital home, by season 4, the couple had reconciled and moved to Tampa with Ethan’s sister Moriah Plath and Olivia’s brother Nathan.
Why Are ‘Welcome to Plathville’ Stars Ethan and Olivia Moving Again?
Back in September, Olivia took to Instagram to tease that she was “about to make a big move” that would “hopefully bring more joy, health and fun” into her marriage and life.
Two months later, the TLC personality confirmed she was saying goodbye to The Sunshine State.
“Adios, Florida,” Olivia shared on November 20. “You were a wonderful, tropical year. On to the next aventura.”
Where Are ‘Welcome to Plathville’ Stars Ethan and Olivia Moving?
The reality TV couple has yet to disclose the exact destination, simply teasing that their next home base will have a cold winter climate.
Ethan and Olivia Move Following Kim Plath’s Recent DUI Arrest
Olivia and Ethan shared the exciting news before the Thanksgiving holiday, nearly one month following headlines that Ethan’s mother, Kim, was arrested on a warrant for a driving under the influence (DUI) charge in Wakulla, Florida.
The October warrant was in relation to a drunk driving incident on June 10, In Touch exclusively confirmed at the time. The mom of 10 was initially charged with careless driving under the case type “traffic infraction” in Wakulla County in Crawford, Florida, according to court documents exclusively obtained by In Touch. The charge was then updated on September 8 to a pending DUI charge.
“She came to the Sheriff’s Office to turn herself in on a warrant from outside of our agency,” a Public Information Officer for the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office told In Touch in a statement at the time. The DUI includes charges of property damage/personal injury, according to documents exclusively obtained by In Touch.
Following her arrest, the matriarch was released from jail on the conditions that she would abstain from alcohol and criminal activity. The Georgia native also admitted she could “benefit” from an abstinence-based alcoholism recovery program. Her next court date is scheduled for December 1 in Wakulla County, Florida.
WASHINGTON — President Biden joked to a crowd of Native Americans Wednesday that he fears first lady Jill Biden may leave him to live on a reservation — the latest awkward moment for the commander-in-chief.
“I’m worried she’s not going to come home one of these days when she goes,” Biden told attendees of the Interior Department-hosted White House Tribal Nations Summit.
“You think I’m joking,” the president continued. “I’m telling you, I hear more about the Navajos than I hear about me. Y’all think I’m kidding, don’t you?”
The groan-worthy crack from the 80-year-old Biden attracted online mockery.
“The Grandpa Simpson monologues are great,” wrote one Twitter user, referring to the senile family elder from the cartoon TV series “The Simpsons.”
“OMG! This guy is so freaking cringe,” wrote another.
Some critics found the remark to be culturally insensitive.
One social media user exclaimed, “This is what racism actual is, people. WOW!”
“That offended me and I’m not even native,” wrote another.
Biden has previously caused listeners’ jaws to drop while attempting to make jokes involving the first lady.
In May, the president said at a Cinco de Mayo celebration that “I sleep with a teacher every night.”
When his audience awkwardly laughed, he added: “Same one. The same one.”
In a TikTok video shared by user @sarahjeaniess on Tuesday, November 29, Anthony, 36, was seen dancing on stage with the band Steel Panther during a concert in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in March.
Anthony appeared to be in good spirits as she danced and sang along to the band’s performance from the side of the stage.
“When you see Casey Anthony at a concert in Fort Lauderdale in March, then her documentary comes out in November,” the TikTok user captioned the clip.
In the docuseries, which premiered on Tuesday, November 29, Anthony shared her side of the story about the disappearance of her daughter, Caylee Anthony, in 2008. The special marks the first time Anthony has broken her silence about the case. She made several bombshell claims, including that her father, George Anthony, was responsible for Caylee’s death, alleging that he staged his granddaughter’s drowning in order to cover up his alleged abuse of the toddler. George has denied the claims.
“This is my Caylee tribute tattoo,” she explained while showing off the ink.
During the concert, the photographer seemingly showed off the same tattoo that honors her late daughter while wearing a black tank top.
In October 2008, Anthony was charged with first-degree murder after Caylee’s remains were found in a trash bag after she disappeared for 31 days. Following a nearly two-month trial in 2011, she was acquitted after being found not guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated manslaughter and aggravated child abuse. However, Anthony was found guilty on four counts of providing false information to law enforcement.
While she has stayed in Florida since her daughter’s disappearance, Anthony’s neighbors aren’t thrilled to have her around. “It’s a nice, tight-knit area, and most of the people that live here are successful professionals with families and young children,” a local in her community told In Touch in August 2021. “I’m terrified of Casey. Everyone I know in my neighborhood is.”
“Casey goes to these poker parties after dark,” a source who has played cards with Anthony shared. “She meets up with six or eight of her friends, and they all sit around a table covered in a green cloth with cards in their hands and drinking beer.”
A comedian who said local officials pressured a New Jersey venue into canceling his show fears the government will abuse its power to censor comics.
“We’ve gone from liberal activists convincing business owners not to host us all the way to city government officials essentially racketeering and threatening the venue owners if they’re willing to allow us to perform and speak,” a Los Angeles-based comedian, Josh Denny, told Fox News. Cancel culture will “come for the comedians first, and then everyone else is going to be at the mercy of people abusing their office as a power to exercise their own political beliefs,” Denny said.
The Williams Center in Rutherford, New Jersey, canceled Denny’s Nov. 10 comedy show hours before the start time. Mayor Frank Nunziato said in a statement that the police believed “the event had the potential for confrontation” and that it was canceled after “after discussions with the owner.”
Denny said any violent threats came from anonymous Twitter users.
“This is cyberterrorism,” he told Fox News. “The reason it’s effective is because everybody is afraid.”
The Los Angeles comedian, who’s touring with Anthony Cumia and Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes, said four venues canceled on their tour over fear of violence from locals who find their humor offensive or object to their political beliefs. While the Proud Boys have been frequently tied to violence and were involved with the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, Denny said there weren’t any physical incidents at any of the nine performances during the tour.
McInnes has threatened to sue Rutherford for the canceled event.
People “can just call free speech hate speech and have people’s civil rights removed,” Denny said. “The concept of hate speech is one of the worst marketing that we’ve allowed to happen in America because anybody can sort of label ideas they don’t like as hate speech.”
Comedians have faced increased scrutiny in recent years, with critics arguing that humor they consider offensive is hate speech, while supporters argue that such expressions of free speech are an essential part of the industry. Most notably, Dave Chappelle has met significant backlash for jokes about the transgender community, particularly those made in his Netflix special, “The Closer.”
Denny previously told Fox News that the people trying to censor comedians were a small and overpronounced group of critics, but some comedians and business owners disappointed him the last few months by giving into the pressure and fearmongering.
“The so-called truth tellers are now playing to the man,” Denny said. “I’m sort of done giving my peer comedians a pass when they sort of sit on their hands and don’t speak about this when it happens.”
“If you’re not willing to be uncomfortable to fight for the America we want to live in, I don’t have any time for you, and we are not on the same team,” he added.
The police department declined to comment. Neither the mayor’s office nor the Williams Center immediately responded to a request for comment.
The warrant affidavit shows that the mother of 10, 50, checked a box that affirmed her thoughts on recovery. As for the conditions of her release, the reality TV personality is required to abstain from alcohol and refrain from criminal activity, the obtained affidavit indicates. As for the conditions of her release, the reality TV personality is required to abstain from alcohol and refrain from criminal activity.
Plath’s October arrest was in relation to a June 10 “single-vehicle crash.” The collision occurred at around 11:52 p.m. in the Port Leon Drive area in Florida. A police officer witnessed Plath make a lefthanded turn before her vehicle “overturned” and landed on “its roof in a ditch (filled with water).” The documents include that the “single occupant/driver was identified as Kimberly Plath.” She was “still in the driver’s seat” when a witness and another officer helped her out of the car, the report detailed.
Officers on the scene noted that Plath “appeared to be intoxicated and had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from her breath and person.”
The on-camera matriarch was rushed to the emergency room where she later submitted to a voluntary blood test. While in the examination room, an officer asked Plath “how much she had to drink this evening,” to which she responded, “Two 12-ounce margaritas.”
After being initially charged with careless driving under the case type “traffic infraction” in Wakulla County in Crawford, Florida, the charge was updated on September 8 to a pending DUI charge.
The incident report noted Plath’s blood test results were received by officers on September 3.
“The results of the blood test for Ms. Plath was a .161 and .162 BAC [blood alcohol content.] I completed a Warrant Affidavit on Ms. Plath for DUI (Property Damage), 316.193.3c1 and issued a UTC for Careless Driving,” reporting officer Anthony Moschetto detailed.
The reality TV star turned herself in after a warrant was issued for her arrest in relation to the June incident. In Touch previously confirmed that Plath was charged with a DUI with the description of property damage/personal injury. She was released from jail on the afternoon of Thursday, October 20.
“She came to the Sheriff’s Office to turn herself in on a warrant from outside of our agency,” a Public Information Officer for the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office told In Touch in a statement following her arrest.
Kim is set to appear in court on December 1, in Wakulla County, Florida.
Reps for Kim Plath did not immediately respond to In Touch’s requests for comment.
“This will make people realize that this regular baguette that they know very well, is something precious,” Azoulay said. “It comes from history and it has character and it’s important to made the public aware of this, to be proud of it.”
Other regional foods that made the cultural heritage list include Belgian beer, the “Mediterranean diet” and Arabic coffee.
To meet the definition of a traditional baguette in France, a loaf must be made with just four ingredients — flour, water, salt and yeast — and made on site at a boulangerie.