The 52 year old NBC presenter announced she's become a first time mother, adopting a baby girl named Haley Joy with her partner, Joel Schiffman.
‘Today’ news anchor Hoda Kotb revealed some breaking news in her personal life – she’s become a first time mother, having adopted a baby girl named Haley Joy.
The 52 year old presenter, who is American by birth but whose parents are both Egyptian and who has co-hosted the NBC show since 2008, phoned in to the show on Tuesday morning (February 21st) to reveal that she and her partner, Joel Schiffman, welcomed the new addition to the family after the baby was born exactly a week ago.
“She's a Valentine's baby,” a beaming Kotb said as she phoned into the show. “She is the love of my life.”
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Willie Geist, Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie, Tamron Hall and Matt Lauer at the 54th New York Film Festival screening of 'Jackie' held at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, United States - Friday 14th October 2016
Melissa Rivers, in a recent interview, criticised the statement Kathy Griffin released after leaving E!'s 'Fashion Police'.
Melissa Rivers has a bone to pick with Kathy Griffin. In a recent interview, held in front of a large crowd at a New York community arts centre, the 47-year-old daughter of the late Joan Rivers claimed that Griffin wasn't a good fit for E!'s Fashion Police. She further suggested Griffin had unintentionally criticised Joan, harming her legacy, by writing a lengthy statement upon her departure from E!'s Fashion Police.
Melissa Rivers criticised Kathy Griffin in a recent interview.
Romeo Santos and Hoda Kotb - Romeo Santos performing live on the 'Today' show as part of #vivatoday celebrating Latin culture at Rockefeller Plaza - New York, New York, United States - Monday 27th April 2015
Numerous pop superstars made appearances at the 2014 Billboard Women in Music Luncheon held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Among them were 'Frozen' star Idina Menzel and 'All About That Bass' hitmaker Meghan Trainor.
A host of TV and movie stars were spotted arriving at Carnegie Hall in New York for the 2014 Glamour Women of the Year Awards. Among them were 'Red 2' star Bruce Willis with his wife Emma Heming and Mindy Kaling from 'The Mindy Project', who dazzled in a short blue number.
American author and former First Lady of California Maria Shriver and rockstar Jon Bon Jovi are seen arriving on the red carpet at the New York premiere of HBO documentary movie 'Paycheck To Paycheck: The Life And Times Of Katrina Gilbert'. They greet Katrina Gilbert herself, who attends the event with her three children, and pose for photos with her alongside CBS 'This Morning' co-anchor Gayle King. Other arrivals included feminist activist Gloria Steinem, HBO Documentary Films president Sheila Nevins and news anchor Hoda Kotb.
Stars arrived, aligned and posed to celebrate the 2013 Self Magazine 'Woman Doing Good' awards, honouring the remarkable accomplishments of this year's three winners: JJ Ramberg (Good Search), Haley Kilpatrick (Girl Talk) and Lisa Scarpinato (Kitchen on the Street).
Katie Lowes happily posed for photographers displayed in a tight, black and white, monochrome dress, accompanied with a pair of impressive heels. She was later seen posing with Padma Lakshmi who displayed her thin figure in a long blue dress, enhanced by a slim belt around her waist.
Hoda Kotb responded to compliments aimed at her single tone, black dress expressed by photographers who she happily posed for before being seen posing with Jennifer Beal who laughed and spoke with photographers.
Arrivals at the New York premiere for Les Miserables included 'The Naked Brothers Band' stars Alex Wolff and Nat Wolff, Grammy winning musician Marc Cohn and his wife Elizabeth Vargas and '30 Rock' actor Cheyenne Jackson. When Alex and Nat pose on the red carpet, one photographer can be heard referring to Alex as 'four eyes' while another paparazzo retorts 'don't f***ing insult them!'.
Popstars Carly Rae Jepsen, Cher Lloyd and Katy Perry were among arrivals at the 2012 Billboard Women in Music event in New York City. Also on the red carpet were Billboard magazine Editorial Director Bill Werde, Katy Perry's mother and father Mary and Keith Hudson, 'Today' show anchors Hoda Kotb and Natalie Morales, country singer Hunter Hayes and R&B star Ciara.