GMA Anchors Are Allegedly Unhappy With Michael Strahan’s ‘Special Treatment’

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The newest anchor Michael Strahan is as cute as a button, but apparently other people don’t think so, including some of his Good Morning America co-anchors.

Page Six is reporting that sources close to the show are saying he is getting special treatment and that his co-anchors aren’t too happy about it.

“They roll out the carpet for [Strahan] while seasoned talent is treated like dirt. He’s been given a lot of opportunity, flexibility, when the others who have been working there longer don’t get that kind of treatment,” a source said to PS. “[Lara Spencer] feels like her role has been minimized with Strahan. There’s not a lot of love between the two. They know how to put it on for the cameras, but he’s doing a lot of what Lara should be doing [on the show] and she’s not happy. She’s the pop person.”

Michael has a special deal that allows him to keep his gig at Fox NFL Sunday and host ABC’s $100,000 Pyramid while being on GMA at the same time.

“[George Stephanopoulos is] bored with the fluff. He goes into work, does the show and leaves by 8:57 a.m. He doesn’t interact. He’s been phoning it in for quite some time,” the source added. However, an ABC executive begged to differ:

“That’s just bulls - - t” the executive told PS. “[Michael and Lara] get along great. She loves having someone with his sense of humor on the show. Michael is lovely with the staff . . . And as for Lara, she has far more airtime in the 8 a.m. hour and is loving the studio audience.”

The exec continued: “The idea that George is phoning it in is absurd. He gets to ‘GMA’ at, like, 3 in the morning. He works 16 hours a day. He goes home because he does all of the special reports in addition to ‘GMA,’ and he’s calling sources and getting ready for his Sunday show. He comes back to the office in the afternoon . . . And he’s incredibly engaged in the news coming out of DC right now.”

Whatever drama may or may not be happening, the GMA has apparently tripled their lead over the Today show in total viewers.