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Hoda Kotb & Longtime Partner Joel Schiffman Split, End Engagement

Hoda Kotb and her longtime partner Joel Schiffman have broken up.

Many Today show viewers were wondering why Hoda had not been wearing her engagement ring in recent weeks. They got engaged in November of 2019.

Click inside to read what Hoda Kotb said on the air on the Today show this morning…More Here! »

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 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!

Watch the whole segment…

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Today Show's Hoda Kotb Is Engaged to Joel Schiffman - See the Ring!

Hoda Kotb is engaged to her longtime financier boyfriend Joel Schiffman!

The 55-year-old Today show host confirmed the news on the morning show on Monday (November 25) and showed off her ring! See the photos in the gallery below.

Hoda spoke about the proposal, while happened when they were on a beach vacation.

Hoda and Joel haven’t revealed the news to her two daughters, Haley Joy, 2, and Hope Catherine, who was adopted in April, just yet.

Watch the video for all the details on the proposal – and congrats to the happy couple on the wonderful news!

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