Michael Strahan shares inspiring message during time away from GMA studios

The Good Morning America co-anchor is a fan favorite

Michael Strahan has been away from the Good Morning America studios for the past few days, and fans are hoping to see him back very soon.

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Although no reason has been given for the former footballer's absence, it is most likely that he is enjoying some time off.

While the TV favorite has been keeping a relatively low profile on social media, he did recently share an inspiring quote to motivate his followers on Instagram.

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VIDEO: GMA's Michael Strahan shares glimpse inside his New York home

The message read: "If you fear failure, you're already considering it an option." Fans were quick to comment, with one writing: "Love this," while another wrote: "Thanks I needed this." A third added: "All of this is so true, thanks Michael."

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Although Michael hasn't been on GMA of late, his co-stars Lara Spencer and T.J. Holmes have been keeping his seat warm instead.

Away from work, the star enjoys nothing more than spending time with his children. The doting family man is father to son Michael Jr. and daughter Tanita, who he shares with ex-wife Wanda Hutchins.


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Michael Strahan shared an inspiring message on social media 

He is also stepfather to Wanda's older son Dorian, who is has a close bond with. The sportsman shares youngest daughters, 17-year-old twins Isabella and Sophia, with ex-wife Jean Strahan.

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The former footballer's home is situated in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, and he likes the fact that he can go about his day without being noticed.


Michael with co-stars Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos

In a previous interview in the New York Times, Michael opened up about living in the Upper West Side.

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He said: "I like the Upper West Side, because, being a father, I like the family feel to it. you see mothers with strollers, people walking their dogs. One thing I love about the neighbourhood, when you go into places, it's not like, 'Michael!' I'm another person who's just there."

The star often shares glimpses inside his home on social media too, which boasts everything from an open-plan living room and even a backyard.

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