After Robin Roberts complained in regards to the ‘dwelling in a penthouse,’ Michael Strahan made enjoyable of her first-world issues.
All of it started when Robin Roberts chatted with weatherman Sam Champion on Tuesday’s (March 16) episode of Good Morning America. “I spent a number of days – a couple of days – in Connecticut, obtained again to New York, walked into my house final evening, [and] a blast of chilly air – wind had blown up one of many home windows in the lounge,” mentioned Robin, 60, a lot to the shock of the meteorologist. Nevertheless, it’s not like she’s dwelling in a studio house out in Queens. “There have been sturdy wins, however you realize, the perils of dwelling in a penthouse,” she mentioned. Although she mentioned she was kidding, the remark obtained an quick response from her co-host, Michael Strahan.
— Robin Roberts (@RobinRoberts) March 16, 2021
“I’m completely kidding, completely joking,” protested Robin, as Michael, 49, shouted “OH! OH! OH!” off-screen. That wasn’t sufficient for the previous New York Giants participant. He appeared behind her stay on the air, posing in a strategy to mock what Robin simply mentioned. The gesture left everybody – Robin, Sam, and the GMA crew – laughing. “Effectively, we’ll simply transfer proper alongside,” mentioned Sam by way of his laughter, earlier than including that Robin’s place was certainly “a stunning house.”
Robin later mirrored on the second whereas sharing a fancam of the entire trade. It appeared that the broadcasting large took the playful mocking in stride. “All the time can rely on @SamChampion for a very good chortle within the morn….at the moment even @michaelstrahan made a cameo look! [smiley face covered in hearts emoji],” she tweeted.
Although she could have been joking in regards to the “perils” half, she could have been severe in regards to the penthouse line. Robin and her longtime associate, Amber Laign, have an house on Manhattan’s Higher West Aspect, per The Reduce (and Zillow famous that in Jan. 2021, the “typical house worth of properties in Higher West Aspect is $1,154,084.” This can be a -2.2% change from a yr in the past.)
Talking of a yr in the past, Robin started the COVID-19 pandemic working from house. As a girl with a historical past of medical points – together with breast most cancers and a uncommon blood dysfunction – Robin was at an elevated threat of catching the novel coronavirus. “New York Metropolis, there’s an escalation proper there, and due to my underlying well being circumstances, my docs thought it finest that I make money working from home,” she mentioned in March 2020. She and Amber spent a lot of the following 12 months at their house in Connecticut. But, with vaccines and dropping case numbers, it was apparently is protected sufficient for her to return to the Massive Apple. Simply be careful for the wind, Robin.