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Sam Armytage replaced by Sarah Harris!

Is the Sunrise star set to move on?
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Samantha Armytage is reportedly considering leaving Sunrise after seven years – and the Studio 10 favourite is waiting in the wings to take her spot!

WATCH: Samantha Armytage shows off her engagement ring

According to industry insiders, Sarah, 39, isn’t too pleased she has to “carry the load” over at the Channel 10 morning show. Her new co-host Tristan MacManus is “not working”, explains our source.

“Sarah is holding the fort as best she can, but ratings are still going down the gurgler.

“Seven execs have had their eye on Sarah and have started the talks as they’ve heard she isn’t happy. They are ready to pounce and Sarah is ready to say yes.”

Sam Armytage
Sunrise’s Samantha Armytage (pictured) is reportedly considering leaving the show. (Credit: Getty)

As for Sam, there’s talk that the 44-year-old journalist wants to step away from the spotlight.

There’s also whispers that she wants to get into local politics in country NSW, now that she’s marrying millionaire landowner Richard Lavender.

“Her hideous Sunrise hours will not work with the two-hour commute to his property. As always, it will be breakfast TV musical chairs during the non-ratings summer period.”

Sarah Harris
Is Studio 10’s Sarah Harris (pictured) waiting in the wings? (Credit: Getty)

Richard popped the question to Sam in June this year, and the journalist later shared details of the proposal live on-air.

The journalist explained the proposal was a very thoughtful albeit understated affair on her Southern Highlands property in NSW.

“We just had a little bonfire on the weekend in the paddock, it was all very low-key. Like Rich and I, very low-key,” she said.

Sam Richard
Sam is engaged to businessman Richard Lavendar. (Credit: Instagram)

Sam later added: “We’d been picking weeds in the paddock and he said, ‘Darling, do you want to marry me?’

“It was very sweet, very romantic. He’s just a very charming, lovely fellow.”

Sam also gave viewers a glimpse of her engagement ring, which is rumoured to be worth around $80,000.

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