Marilee Holmes has revealed her rocks of support during her shocking relationship with estranged husband TJ and Amy Roback.
Throughout the scandal, lawyers have focused on Sabine, the 10-year-old daughter she shares with her ex-husband.
Marilee, now 45, revealed her “great rock of support” in an emotional Instagram post.
Last week, the mother of one rang congratulatory messages on the platform for her only child’s 10th birthday.
The lawyer shared a photo of himself in his pre-teens relaxing on a lounge chair in jeans and a white T-shirt.
In the second shot, Marily captured Sabine’s birthday cake decorated with pink and white icing.
She captioned the post: “And she’s 10 years old! Happiest birthday to this wonderful human being of mine who pours so much good into the world.Knowing Sabine is a blessing in itself .My whole life.
“So much love in the universe to my incredible family who kicked off my birthday week with a surprise New Year’s Eve celebration, and friends near and far who showered my baby with all the birthday love. and thank you.
“I just hope she won’t hold my hand or ask me for a goodnight hug just because she hit double digits. My heart just couldn’t take it. 💞 # January baby’
Fans and friends flooded the comments with birthday wishes and messages of support for the newly born single mother.
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One such commenter was CNN correspondent Stephanie Elam, who wrote:
Marilee responded to the note with a crying emoji and a red heart emoji, along with the words, “You are one of my great rocks and I love you.”
The emotional exchange occurred amid TJ Holmes’ shocking relationship with co-star Amy Roback, which appeared in November.
While the GMA star is flying around the country with his new girlfriend, Marily is focused on celebrating her daughter’s milestone birthday.
Over the weekend, Marilee reposted a collage of photos from photographer Catherine White to her Instagram story.
They featured a gumball machine and Sabine wearing a birthday cake hat.
Alongside the photo, Catherine wrote, “Life has sweet moments,” “Sweet birthday,” and “I love you to pieces @marileefholmes.”
Marilee added her own caption, saying, “It was a perfect day with my friends.”
“The birthday magic continued with @cathrinewhite.”
Sabine seemed to throw a great birthday party without her father, who is currently suspended from GMA due to an affair with a co-host.
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Marilee finally broke her silence about her husband’s infidelity last week.
Through her divorce attorney, Marilee blamed TJ’s “lack of discretion, respect and sensitivity” on her and Sabine.
Her attorney, Stephanie Lehman, told DailyMail.com:
“To that end, TJ’s attorney and I have worked together to ensure that their divorce proceeds personally, expeditiously, and as amicably as possible.
“Nevertheless, we remain disappointed in TJ’s lack of discretion, respect and compassion for Marilee and the party’s daughter.”