OPENLY OUT THOMAS ROBERTS SPICED UP THE NEWS!!! #pinkbits

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thomasrobets09110602ThomasRobertssssHunky newsman Thomas Roberts made history over the weekend of the 18th of July when he became the first openly gay person to anchor a network evening news broadcast.

551875_10151364472078030_473473275_nThomas hosted NBC’s Nightly News on NBC, a major US TV network. He regularly hosts “MSNBC Live With Thomas Roberts” as well as “OutThere”, a weekly online show on LGBTI issues.

b98cbff3fd25f30617790064541da337136016_10151108092708030_1127969756_oHe told Magazine The Advocate18s409ybjqelijpg that it was a “huge honor” to anchor the program. His lead story in the broadcast centered on Donald Trump’s negative comments about John McCain. Incidentally, Roberts was set to co-host the Miss USA pageant until he dropped out following the flap over Trump’s remarks about Mexican immigrants.

10404277_10152715230718030_775163285150190320_nThomas Albert Roberts (born October 5, 1972) is an American television journalist who, since April 2010, has served as a news anchor for MSNBC, a cable-news channel.enhanced-buzz-3847-1349116539-1 The veteran journalist came out back in 2006 and on June 25, 2011, one day after same-sex marriage in New York was legalized, Roberts announced his engagement to the handsome Patrick Abner on his Twitter page. The couple got married on September 29, 2012.

thomas-roberts-2There are a few LGBTI evening news anchors on cable TV – notably MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Don Lemon – but Roberts was the first for one of the big three networks.

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tumblr_lfhp0uOdIl1qcscj8o1_400Thomas Roberts certainly gave the NBC viewers an extra reason to watch the news!!!

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