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Hoda Kotb Is Considering Postponing Her Wedding Due to Coronavirus

Hoda Kotb, 55, and Joel Schiffman, 62, announced their engagement back in November of 2019, but now, they’re considering postponing their wedding due to the global health crisis.

“We are literally about to push the button on the save the dates just because … we kind of have our reservations, we know what we want to do, but who’s to know if it’s going to need to be delayed? So Joel and I have been discussing it,” Hoda told People.

Hoda has a totally great attitude about the possibility of having to postpone.

“It’s such small potatoes,” she said. “My friend was telling me that she was at a Zoom funeral the other day, and I almost died inside. I was like, ‘Oh my God.’”

Hoda added, “So if you’re planning a celebration, and you’re wondering when it should be, just be lucky you have a celebration to plan.”

Hoda also said she “already feel[s] married” to her Joel.

Hoda Kotb's Reaction to Tracy Morgan's Bizarre 'Today' Interview is Priceless (Video)

Hoda Kotb was not expecting Tracy Morgan‘s answers during his live interview on the Today show!

The 55-year-old host chatted with the 51-year-old actor and comedian about how he and his family were doing staying at home under quarantine amid the coronavirus crisis.

“Me and my wife been quarantining it for like three weeks, so she’s pregnant three times,” he said. “Every week she got pregnant.”

“OK,” Hoda laughed.

“We’re role-playing,” he continued. “She’s playing a young maiden whose grandfather was infected with coronavirus, and I’m the scientist who discovered the cure. And she’ll do anything to save her grandfather’s life — and I mean anything.”

“OK, well, you are a creative one,” Hoda replied.

When she turned the attention to his house, Tracy Morgan added that he was going to get his pet sharks and gorilla tested for the virus.

He also discussed President Trump and his handling of the situation.

Watch below!

ICYMI, find out why Hoda Kotb broke down in tears in another recent interview.

Hoda Kotb Breaks Down After Reporting on Coronavirus Impact with Drew Brees in New Orleans on 'Today' (Video)

Hoda Kotb broke down in tears this morning on Today.

One day after Drew Brees and wife Brittany announced their donation of $5 million to the state of Louisiana for COVID-19 relief, the New Orleans Saints quarterback called into the Today show on Friday (March 27) and chatted with Hoda, who worked at a news station in New Orleans for six years in the ’90s, about the impact the virus has had on the state.

“The state of Louisiana thrives on small businesses,” Drew, 41, said. “We’re a hospitality state, and so many people have been affected by this around the country but especially in New Orleans. So when Brittany and I think about one of New Orleans’ [residents’] basic needs, that is to make sure that they and their family are fed and they can continue to sustain. So that’s where we wanted to start.”

“a lot of things are contagious, including generosity. Our hope is that because you let us know you made this big, generous donation, I think other people look and say, ‘Hey, maybe I can help out, too,’” Hoda told Drew towards the end of the interview.

“Drew, we love ya,” Hoda Kotb finished up, pivoting to tell the audience there was “a lot more” ahead before she broke down in tears, overcome with emotion.

“I’m so sorry, Hon,” said co-host Savannah Guthrie, who has been hosting the show from home since last week. “Take a moment. It’s a lot.”

Hoda Kotb Has the Flu, Will Miss 'Today' Show for a Few Days

Hoda Kotb is out of the Today show with the flu!

“If you’re missing Hoda, so are we. Guess what, she’s got the flu. And we think she’ll be out ’til probably mid week, maybe longer. So we’re sending her our best wishes this morning,” Savannah Guthrie announced on the show on Monday (March 2). The 55-year-old host is recovering at home.

“She did get the flu shot for those who are wondering,” Savannah added.

We hope Hoda Kotb gets well soon!

If you missed it, Hoda had some big news a few months ago!

Hoda Kotb Weighs In On Awkward Moment When Nick & Vanessa Lachey Denied They Sent Jessica Simpson a Gift!

Hoda Kotb is opening up about the awkward moment that occurred during her interview with Nick and Vanessa Lachey.

During the Today show interview last week, host Hoda mentioned that Jessica Simpson recently expressed that Vanessa and Nick sent her a gift once during a milestone moment in her life. Vanessa jumped in and denied doing any such thing.

Hoda admitted on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Wednesday night (February 12) that she didn’t expect the interview to go that way at all.

“Here’s the thing: When I was interviewing Jessica, she was talking about, like, on what great terms everyone was,” Hoda explained. “Like, ‘I’m so happy for them. I have children. They have children.’ And she mentioned something, I thought, about a gift. So, I was like ‘Oh, so everybody’s happy.’ So when they came, I was like, ‘Isn’t that cool? Everybody’s friends.’ And then that wasn’t the way it was received.”

Hoda, who was joined by her co-host Jenna Bush Hager, said she “didn’t understand what was going on” and “actually was confused.”

Vanessa Lachey recently reacted to a fan calling her out for that Jessica Simpson moment.

Hoda Kotb's Fiance Joel Schiffman Makes First 'Today' Appearance - Watch! (Video)

Hoda Kotb is overcome with emotion!

The TV anchor and co-host Jenna Bush Hager debuted the new fourth hour of Today, called Hoda & Jenna & Friends, on Thursday (February 6).

The show kicked off in front of Hoda‘s fiance, Joel Schiffman, Jenna‘s husband Henry Hager, and a live studio audience at their new set.

“Y’all know what Hoda said to me on the way in? She goes, this is our wedding day. Joel, we’re practicing for you, okay?” Jenna joked.

“When everybody is busy in life, they’re busy. Joel had a really, really, really super busy day at work and I didn’t even ask him to come. I didn’t bring it up, and I didn’t want him to feel bad and say he can’t come so I didn’t bring it up. And then, I sent him a text and said, ‘If you want to come any Thursday.’ And he said, ‘How about this Thursday? I’m so glad you asked,’” Hoda revealed before blowing him a kiss.

“Anyway, it’s super sweet.”

Their families also surprised the co-hosts with flowers during the show in a super cute moment.

Hoda recently revealed whether she wants more kids with Joel. Find out!

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Hoda Kotb Tells 'Ellen' Whether She and Fiancé Joel Schiffman Want More Kids: 'Maybe the Answer's Yes'

Hoda Kotb stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing on Wednesday (January 29) and opens up about her recent engagement to her longtime boyfriend, Joel Schiffman!

The 55-year-old Today show host also talks to Ellen about her two daughters – Haley Joy, 2, and Hope Catherine – how they have brought clarity to her life, and whether she wants to have more kids.

“I don’t know. I’m not 100 [percent] sure,” Hoda says after a lengthy pause when Ellen asks her about the potential of expanding her family. “I’m a sign person — I always look for signs — and I feel like there are some signs out there that are pointing to [having more kids].”

“I was scribbling in my journal and I was asking myself that question and I wrote in there, ‘I’m wondering if we should.’ And I wrote, ‘Do we have enough love?’ And I wrote, ‘Yes,’” Hoda continues. “And I said, ‘Do we have enough time?’ And I wrote, ‘Yes.’ And I said, ‘Would our family be more enhanced?’ And I wrote, ‘Yes.’”

“So I was thinking maybe the answer’s yes,” Hoda says. “And plus, when you’re parents later in life… watching Haley and Hope together, all I really want is for them to have someone to hold their hand forever, and that’s it. That’s all I want. I was scared, because we’re older, like maybe [it’s too late]. But then I realized they’ll have each other.”

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