Michael Strahan returns to ‘GMA’ after mystery 3-week hiatus


He’s back. Michael Strahan has returned to “Good Morning America” after an unexplained three-week hiatus from the show. 

The former NFL player, 51, hasn’t been on the show since Oct. 26, and the reason for his mysterious absence has not been addressed. 

He joined co-hosts Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Lara Spencer and Ginger Zee, who welcomed him back, on Nov. 15. 

Roberts started off by addressing his return, without stating the reason he was gone. “Can I just say we have tears of joy because Michael is back here at the desk,” she said.

Strahan replied, “It is great to back with both of you.”

A source told ET that he was dealing with personal issues. 

“Michael is a huge presence at ‘GMA’ and his absence is definitely felt. He’s universally adored. Everyone wishes him the best as he deals with personal family matters. The hope is for him to get back to work soon.”

Strahan also returned to his job co-hosting “Fox NFL Sunday” with Curt Menefee, who used the same language as source, stating that Strahan missed the Nov. 5 show because he was “dealing with a personal family matter.” 

The Post reached out to “GMA” for, and a spokesperson said they had no comment beyond what was “previously shared.”

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