T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach are at a deadlock with ABC and they will enter into what guarantees to be a controversial mediation session with ABC Thursday — a session that will probably include race — sources with direct understanding inform TMZ.
Our sources state ABC has actually made it clear to associates for the anchors — they do not desire the 2 of them back together on the very same set. We’re informed ABC has actually not played its hand on whether they desire one or both of them gone completely. Our sources state once the network made it clear it does not desire Amy and T.J. collaborating, their attorneys required a mediation, and ABC concurred.
Our sources even more state Amy and T.J. are pertaining to the mediation as a joined front. It appears ABC views T.J. as more bothersome than Amy, however we’re informed she will decline a harsher result for T.J. than her own. We’re likewise informed their attorneys, Andrew Brettler (who associates Amy) and Eric George (who associates T.J.) have actually been working carefully together.
We’re informed race “will become an issue” if T.J. is disciplined or fired … particularly if the penalty has no precedent with likewise positioned white workers.
We’re informed Amy and T.J., together with their attorneys, will appear on zoom throughout the mediation.
The arbitrators’ suggestions will not be binding, however it might end with some sort of resolution or compromise.
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