Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes try to lie low during date at NYC Irish pub

EXCLUSIVE: Not-so-undercover lovers! T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach attempt to lie low as they arrive separately for romantic rendezvous at NYC Irish pub where they shared drinks in private enclosed room

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With their careers hanging in the balance as new allegations of previous workplace dalliances emerge, GMA lovers T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach appear to be keeping their romance under wraps again.

The suspended co-stars were spotted during a rendezvous at a New York City pub on Monday, but unlike previous public sightings since their relationship came to light, the pair were at pains to not be seen together. 

The two met up for drinks at The Full Shilling bar on Pearl Street, not too far from Holmes’s Financial District apartment where Amy has been spending a lot of time in recent weeks, exclusive DailyMail.com photos show.  

Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes were apparently at pains not to be seen together Monday afternoon as they met up for drinks in his Financial District neighborhood

Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes were apparently at pains not to be seen together Monday afternoon as they met up for drinks in his Financial District neighborhood 

Unlike previous public sightings of the two lovers since their relationship came to light, Amy and T.J. were seen arriving and leaving the rendezvous separately

Unlike previous public sightings of the two lovers since their relationship came to light, Amy and T.J. were seen arriving and leaving the rendezvous separately

The suspended GMA co-hosts met at The Full Shilling bar on Pearl Street, not too far from T.J.'s apartment

Once inside, they cozy and private seating area, also known as a 'snug' (pictured) - a small enclosed room typically found at traditional old Irish pubs where patrons could drink discreetly

The suspended GMA co-hosts met at The Full Shilling bar on Pearl Street, not too far from T.J.’s apartment

They arrived separately and once inside opted for the bar’s very cozy and private seating area, also known as a ‘snug’ – a small enclosed room typically found at traditional old Irish pubs where patrons could drink discreetly.

The private drinking areas, which were popular among 18th century Irish politicians, women, and secret lovers who used them for clandestine meetings, indeed came in handy for Amy, 49, and T.J., 45, who managed to avoid detection as they shared a few drinks. 

At the end of the secret date, they seemed to once again take evasive measures to not be seen in public together by leaving the pub separately. 

Braving the wet New York City weather under a black umbrella, Amy – who was dressed casually in athleticwear and sneakers – made a hasty exit first before making her way to the subway alone. 

T.J., dressed in a hoodie, jeans, and boots, left just a few minutes later and then took a short walk to his apartment building nearby. 

Once inside, they opted for the bar's very private seating area, also known as a 'snug' - a small enclosed room typically found at traditional old Irish pubs where patrons could drink away from public view

Once inside, they opted for the bar’s very private seating area, also known as a ‘snug’ – a small enclosed room typically found at traditional old Irish pubs where patrons could drink away from public view 

The discreet drinking area indeed came in handy for the pair who managed to avoid detection at the pub where they spoke and drank for about an hour and half

The discreet drinking area indeed came in handy for the pair who managed to avoid detection at the pub where they spoke and drank for about an hour and half  

Braving the wet New York City weather under a black umbrella, Amy - who was dressed casually in athleticwear and sneakers - made a hasty exit alone

Amy Robach

Braving the wet New York City weather under a black umbrella, Amy – who was dressed casually in athleticwear and sneakers – then made a hasty exit alone 

Holmes, 45, left the pub a few minutes after Robach and headed to his apartment just a short walk away

Holmes, 45, left the pub a few minutes after Robach and headed to his apartment just a short walk away 

The cozy tête a tête comes as the two remain suspended from the air after DailyMail.com’s report exposing their secret affair in late November sparked an internal investigation at the network. 

But the fallout from the scandal has been especially damaging for Holmes, who has since been accused of engaging in extramarital affairs with two other women at the network. 

Most recently DailyMail.com exclusively revealed last week that Holmes had a relationship with 24-year-old Jasmin Pettaway, an ABC script coordinator 13 years his junior, back in 2015 when he had been married to his now-estranged wife, Marilee Fiebig, for five years.

But on Friday, just a day after the story broke, Holmes was beaming broadly and appeared carefree as he was spotted stepping out in Manhattan. 

Wearing an Atlanta Braves cap, he clutched one phone to his ear, and held a second one in the palm of his hand.

A well-placed source who spoke on condition of anonymity told DailyMail.com Pettaway had reached out to him as a prospective mentor but was left feeling uncomfortable and used after the relationship turned sexual. 

Earlier that morning T.J., who was dressed in a hoodie, jeans, and boots, was spotted leaving Robach's apartment

Earlier that morning T.J., who was dressed in a hoodie, jeans, and boots, was spotted leaving Robach’s apartment  

Robach got her morning workout out of the way at the trendy Equinox gym before meeting her lover at the Irish pub in the afternoon

Robach got her morning workout out of the way at the trendy Equinox gym before meeting her lover at the Irish pub in the afternoon  

She was dressed in camo workout leggings and sneakers and bundled up in a black puffer jacket

She was dressed in camo workout leggings and sneakers and bundled up in a black puffer jacket

The source, who knew Pettaway well at the time, said: ‘He was a predator who took full advantage of his position, and he was reckless.

‘It was Jasmin’s first real job in television, and it was a big deal for her. 

‘She was looking for a mentor and she reached out to several people. 

‘T.J was someone who was responsive, but he absolutely abused the position of trust.’

At the time Pettaway and Holmes, who had joined the ABC News Team in September 2014, were often on the same shifts. 

The source said: ‘Holmes was someone who would grab drinks and he and Jasmin started doing that. 

‘You must remember he was a correspondent at the time and he’s taking time to speak to her about work or whatever.

‘I don’t know how long that had been going on before it got sexual, but I do know the first time it did was in his office, and he was about to go on air in a couple of hours.’ 

DailyMail.com last week revealed Holmes had an affair with ABC script coordinator Jasmin Pettaway (pictured) who reached out to him for help as she settled into her new job

Pettaway was 24 at the time and Holmes (pictured on January 6) is 13 years her senior

DailyMail.com last week revealed Holmes had an affair with ABC script coordinator Jasmin Pettaway (left) who reached out to him for help as she settled into her new job. She was 24 at the time and Holmes is 13 years her senior

Pettaway (pictured) and Holmes's sexual relationship went on for several months and included him visiting her at her apartment before, the source said, 'it fizzled out'

Pettaway (pictured) and Holmes’s sexual relationship went on for several months and included him visiting her at her apartment before, the source said, ‘it fizzled out’

Holmes had been married to Marilee Fiebig (pictured) when the affair with Pettaway happened in 2015, a well-placed source tells DailyMail.com. The husband and wife look happy together in 2013

Holmes had been married to Marilee Fiebig (pictured) when the affair with Pettaway happened in 2015, a well-placed source tells DailyMail.com. The husband and wife look happy together in 2013

Pettaway and Holmes’s sexual relationship continued for several months and included him visiting her at her apartment before, the source said, ‘it fizzled out.’ 

Pettaway went on to become a segment producer for GMA and remained with ABC in New York for two years before returning to her hometown of Cleveland late 2016, where she joined the network’s local affiliate.

DailyMail.com previously revealed Holmes had a three-year affair with GMA producer Natasha Singh, 37, that began in 2016

DailyMail.com previously revealed Holmes had a three-year affair with GMA producer Natasha Singh, 37, that began in 2016

Today she is an award-winning casting producer for ITV America, married and the founder of digital women’s lifestyle brand, Lemon-Love.

In an online interview with Voyage Ohio in 2021 she reflected on her departure from New York, saying that it came due to a ‘mixture of insecurity, loneliness and some naïveté.’ 

She also admitted ABC’s ‘toxic work environment really damaged my self-esteem.’

DailyMail.com has been told that Pettaway was not the only female subordinate on whom Holmes put the moves as, according to the multiple sources, a young network intern described herself as ‘stressed’ and ‘freaked out’ by his unwanted advances. 

The year after his relationship with Pettaway, Holmes began a three-year fling with GMA producer Natasha Singh, 37. 

At the time she was married to movie producer Garrett Braren, whose credits include Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny. 

She was also a close friend to Robach. 

Holmes and wife Marilee met in 2009 and married in Memphis in March 2010. Their daughter Sabine was born in January 2013

She and T.J. met in 2009 and married in Memphis in March 2010. Their daughter Sabine was born in January, 2013

Holmes' and Robach's 12-year marriages were left in tatters. The pair have both been married to their respective spouses since 2010; Pictured March 2022

Holmes’ and Robach’s 12-year marriages were left in tatters. The pair have both been married to their respective spouses since 2010; Pictured March 2022

In fact, it was Robach who helped Holmes salvage his marriage after wife Marilee Feibig, 44, learned of his infidelity with Singh.

But neither Robach’s nor Holmes’s 12-year marriages could survive the revelation of their affair, which began as a friendship fizzing with obvious chemistry and ‘crossed the line’ last year.

Holmes’s wife filed for divorce shortly after Christmas. 

Robach’s divorce from her husband, former Melrose Place actor Andrew Shue, 55, is reportedly all but finalized.

Professionally their futures still hang in the balance

With ABC executives yet to make a final decision, the official line remains that the co-hosts-turned-lovers will be out of their seats at the morning show’s lunchtime slot ‘indefinitely.’

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