‘GMA’ Why Is Sam Champion Gone From Show?

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For quite some time GMA has been experiencing its news anchors taking leave of absence. Be it George Stephanopoulos and Robin Roberts’ vacation call or Michael Strahan’s work commitment, the hosts have been away from the show and returned only recently. However, fans also noticed that Good Morning America’s meteorologist Sam Champion was missing from Wednesday’s broadcast.

GMA Sam Champion Shares Morning Coffee Selfie With Fans

As per The Sun, the American weathercaster did however reveal that he was away doing something fun and new. He even teased the project to his fans after they started wondering why he was absent from the morning show. Although he was missing from GMA on Wednesday, he did give fans access to his usual morning coffee selfie as he started the day.

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On Twitter, the 61-year-old shared this selfie with the caption, “Drizzly am in NYC! Much better tomorrow! Stay dry and #bringcoffee.” In the GIF, he sat in the backseat of a car with a mask covering his face & a coffee mug in his hand.

His followers quickly took to the comments section and tweeted how sad they were about him not reporting on the weather in GMA.

One fan wrote, “Woke up cranky this am. No Sam Champion laugh to make me giggle.”

“Good morning big guy I miss you this morning, “wrote another.

A third chimed in, “Did not see you on this morning. There is no sunshine when you’re gone. Hope you are well I hope everything is well.”

Sam Champion GMA YouTube

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Seeing the overwhelming response by fans to his absence, he replied, “Aw thank you. I’m working on a story for the show! See you soon.”

He further explained his project in another tweet as he wrote that he is working on something fun for ABC.

Sam Champion Is On Dancing With The Stars With Cheryl Burke

In his latest tweet, the GMA meteorologist shared that he is testing his dancing skills on the latest season of Dancing With The Stars. He tweeted a GIF from the sets of DWTS dressed in all black holding a silver and yellow umbrella as he plays around with it.

The GIF was captioned, “Showering you with some news… I’m on @dancingwiththestars partnered with @cherylburke”

Talking about his new stint, he tweeted, “Uh…… I have something to share! Let’s see if I can dance!! #DWTS @GMA wish me luck please!! But this cast is full of the nicest people!”

Fans took to the comments as one tweeted, “I am totally screaming with JOY!!!! Oh my GOSH! Congrats! I am super stoked about Season 31! Love you sooooooo much! Geesh, have fun my love!!”

“Wonderful you give me a reason to watch this season. Have t watched since they changed the hosts of the show, “wrote another.

So, it seems like the meteorologist’s absence from Good Morning America isn’t something to worry about. Are you excited to see Sam Champion show off his dancing skills on DWTS? Share your thoughts in the comments!

Allie Johnson

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