Last year Michael Strahan caused a stir after abruptly leaving Live with Kelly and Michael for a seat at the Good Morning America anchor desk [click here if you missed that].
Now insiders claiming Michael's hire has been a complete bust...
From Star Magazine
Good Morning America is having some serious second thoughts about new host Michael Strahan.
“He’s just underwhelming, even with cue cards right in front of him,” says the source, explaining that Michael seemed to do better with the unscripted banter of Live with Kelly and Michael. “Now that he has to announce specific things and lead into stories his delivery is completely stilted.”
Unwilling to risk bad press, GMA is stuck forking out $20 million a year to the former NFL star, much to the ire of his fed up cohost Robin Roberts.
“And no one is willing to coach him because he would absolutely flip out. His ego is as big as his paycheck.”[Print Edition March 20]