After 9 Years Working Together, Hoda Has Something To Say To Kathie That Viewers Always Suspected
FaithTap Staff 4/10/2017
Nine years ago, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb began working together on air. Kathie had joined Today and became a co-host with Hoda. The two had chemistry and instantly clicked, both on and off the air.
For this pair, they aren't just companions on the set, but have a deep friendship outside the television studio that they say they're blessed to have. They've shared countless interviews, laughs, tears and more. Their viewers love watching them interact, too.
In fact, on the day of their ninth anniversary of working together, Hoda called in to the show to celebrate. She was at home with her baby Haley Joy.
"I want to say something to you, Kath, on our ninth anniversary. My life has changed so profoundly since I met you. Profoundly. I told you this before, but I cannot believe the path my life took after our lives intersected. So for every single day of the nine years, I love you."
Kathie was brought to tears with Hoda's confession, as was a handful of audience members. This wasn't a script, this wasn't an act. These two women were speaking genuinely from the heart about their platonic love for one another. Kathie reciprocated Hoda's sentiments during the phone call.
"Hoda, I love you with all my heart. I have been blessed two times to work with the most extraordinary people in the world, and it just keeps getting better."
In fact, while Hoda was absent from the show to spend time with her new baby, Kathie's other favorite co-host from the past returned to fill in. Regis Philbin sat at the desk, chumming it up with Kathie as they had years ago.
Here's footage of the girls tearful admission of love for one another on air.
These two have a special relationship that viewers love to tune in and watch. What's your favorite Hoda and Kathie moment?
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