Rob Marciano wants to return to the Good Morning America studio after being banned
There is a reason why ABC Weatherman Rob Marciano He hasn’t reported from the “Good Morning America” studio in nearly a year.
Multiple sources told Page Six that Marciano was “banned” from the Times Square studios, where the show is filmed daily, after making a co-star feel uncomfortable last year.
An insider told us, “It turns out he did something… he wasn’t fit, but he was punished for it, and they haven’t let him back in yet.”
It’s not clear what exactly went down between Marciano and his teammate, but another source told us he was dealing with some anger management issues while on the run. going through a divorce From his wife, Erin.
“It made people feel uncomfortable. There was a period when there were some issues and a number of disturbing events,” the second source claimed.
We’re told the network’s employee relations have taken Marciano off the air for a month following the alleged incident with a female colleague, but “GMA” executive producer Simon Swink “still won’t let him back.” [the studio]after several months.
“She’s no nonsense and she’s very serious. She’s focused on work and wants to keep going.” [her staff] Focused and happy. “She is very protective of her team,” said the second source.
Swink was appointed to the top job after former chairman Michael Korn was fired from the network Amid allegations that he sexually assaulted two women. She’s been “running a very tight ship” ever since and doesn’t want anything to distract from the show, we hear.
“There were times [Marciano] It was cranky and grumpy… abhorrent behavior on his part. “He was pulled over to deal with him and came back,” said the second source.
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However, Swink appears to be solidifying her position, said the first source, and is “very careful” when “all he wants is to go back to his old job, and let him come back.”
Another source familiar with the situation said, “Any decision made about the team depends first and foremost on protecting the culture and enabling our people to focus on the newsgathering work – Distraction free. “
Meanwhile, Marciano continues to provide weather reporting on other ABC News platforms including Digital Live and “World News Tonight”, which is being filmed at another New York studio.
He reports from the field whenever he appears at “GMA,” and he’ll still not be allowed in the Times Square location, it seems.
Marciano’s representative and “GMA” did not comment on this.