Robin Roberts, the beloved host of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” recently opened up about her experience of coming out to her audience back in late 2013. During an interview on entrepreneur Jamie Kern Lima’s podcast, “The Jamie Kern Lima Show,” Roberts shared her journey of overcoming fear and reconciling her identity as both gay and Christian.

Roberts expressed her concerns about how coming out could potentially impact the success of the show and the people whose livelihoods depend on it. She mentioned her fear of being shunned for being gay and a Christian, as she believed there was a misconception that the two identities couldn’t coexist.

Despite her initial hesitation, Roberts eventually found the courage to be open about her relationship with Amber. She received overwhelming support from the Presbyterian Church, which helped her realize that her fears were unfounded and unnecessary.

Throughout the interview, Roberts emphasized the importance of self-acceptance, self-worth, and self-love. She acknowledged that being true to oneself is a powerful and liberating experience.

“The Jamie Kern Lima Show” quickly gained popularity, reaching the #1 spot in Apple Podcasts’ Self-Improvement category within its first two weeks. The podcast’s success is a testament to the impact of authentic and heartfelt conversations like the one between Roberts and Lima.

Roberts concluded the interview by expressing gratitude for the love and acceptance she has received after coming out. She emphasized that being able to live authentically and openly has been a blessing in her life.

Overall, Roberts’ story serves as a powerful reminder that fear should not hold us back from embracing our true selves. By sharing her experience, she has inspired others to embrace their identities and live without fear of judgment or rejection.