Michael Strahan manages to balance several TV shows, but in the past few weeks, he has been conspicuously absent from all of them.
The Fox NFL Sunday analyst and co-host of Good Morning America will continue to miss work for some reasons. The former star of the New York Giants has not been on NFL Sunday or GMA since October 26. In this article, we will discuss the reason for his absence.
Who is Michael Strahan?
November 21, 1971, was Michael Anthony Strahan’s birthday. He is an American journalist, television personality, and former professional football player.
The city of Houston is where Strahan was born. He is the youngest of six children and the son of retired Army Major Gene Willie Strahan, a boxer who had a perfect record against future heavyweight Ken Norton, and basketball coach Louise (Traylor) Strahan.
Before he rose to prominence as a sportscaster, Strahan’s sportsmanship earned him recognition throughout his 15-year NFL career. He was one of only four players in NFL history to lead the league in sacks for two seasons, and he was a seven-time Pro Bowler.
Strahan’s best-selling book, “Wake Up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life,” was released in 2015 to inspire readers to take action and achieve greatness in their pursuit of goals. It includes motivational sayings and first-person stories from actual people.
In October 2016, the paperback version was made available. Michael Strahan has been in two marriages, both of which ended in divorce. After getting divorced, Michael Strahan is said to be dating Kayla Quick, whom he first met in 2015 at a Super Bowl afterparty.
What happened to Michael Strahan?
Michael Strahan has not been on the show for almost two weeks. ABC reports that Michael Strahan, the host of “Good Morning America,” will stay away from the morning program for at least this week.
ABC released a statement saying, “Michael Strahan will not be with us this week as he is dealing with some personal family matters.” “We value the opinions and worries of everyone.”
The former NFL player has not been on the show for almost two weeks, and he has not given many explanations for why. He has not appeared on “GMA” since October 26. During Strahan’s absence, “World News Tonight” host Linsey Davis and co-anchor of “Nightline,” Juju Chang, have been filling in.
The 51-year-old host has also been absent from his regular position as an analyst on “Fox NFL Sunday” for the past two weeks. The Los Angeles Times reported that Fox Sports pundit Curt Menefee cited Strahan’s Sunday absence and reiterated that he was “dealing with a personal matter.”
Regarding the private matter, Strahan has remained silent and has not made any information about his absence available to the public. It is unclear when he will start hosting again on Fox or at “GMA.”
After leaving “Live with Kelly and Michael” in 2016, the former professional football player became a full-time fixture of the ABC morning news program.
Is Michael leaving GMA?
It is just a guest appearance, so do not worry—the news anchor is swapping morning TV for a night in the ballroom.
Although Michael may be taking occasional breaks from his work on Good Morning America, it appears that he intends to remain on the daytime show.
Michael Strahan has been captivating Good Morning America viewers with his table-side delivery of the day’s top news stories for the last six years.
According to a statement issued by the morning show on October 3, the former NFL player would be relocating to the opposite coast to participate as a guest judge on season 32 of Dancing With the Stars.