31 August 2012 5:55 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

These are tough days for Robin Roberts. The Good Morning America anchor's mother, Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts, died Thursday at the age of 88, co-anchor George Stephanopoulos announced on the show Friday. The sad news follows Roberts' announcement that she will be taking a medical leave to undergo a bone-marrow transplant after being diagnosed earlier this year with myelodysplastic syndrome, a disease of the blood and bone marrow. The 51-year-old had originally planned to start her leave after today's show but announced Thursday that she'd begin it a day early so she could fly home to Mississippi to be with her ailing mother. On the show Friday, Stephanopoulos said that Robin »


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