Champion, who came out in October, married his long-time partner Rubem Robierb in New York City in December. “Good Morning America” co-anchors Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer and Josh Elliott were among those who attended the wedding.
Sam Champion weds Rubem Robierb in New York City. (Photo courtesy of Ida Astute)
Gay “Good Morning America” weather anchor Sam Champion on Friday afternoon married artist Rubem Robierb in New York City.
“Good Morning America” co-anchors Lara Spencer, Josh Elliott and other friends and family members attended the ceremony that took place at Champion’s Manhattan apartment. Robin Roberts read an Elizabeth Barrett Browning poem, while Robierb’s mother and sisters in Brazil watched the ceremony through Skype.
New York State Supreme Court Justice George J. Silver officiated the wedding.
Champion came out on-air in October when he announced he and Robierb were engaged.
An ABC News press release that announced the couple had married said they plan to have a party in Miami, where Robierb lives, on Dec. 31 to further celebrate their wedding.