anchor Elizabeth Vargas hasn't had the easiest year. First she openly
admitted she is an alcoholic
, and now rumors are circling that her husband Marc Cohn had an affair while she was in rehab.
The rumor was first reported by
, who says Cohn was involved with their mutual friend Ruth Zukerman, a Flywheel instructor. Representatives for Vargas, ABC News and Flywheel did not have comments, but Cohn issued his own response via a spokesperson to
"I have no comment regarding vicious rumors about a so-called 'affair,'" the statement reportedly says. "I have encouraged and supported Elizabeth's recovery as her years of struggle have been hard on everyone. Out of deference to my family's privacy, I will not comment further."
Cohn is a Grammy-winning folk singer. He and Vargas have been married for 12 years and are parents to two children: Zachary Raphael, 11, and Samuel Wyatt, 7.