Hoda Kotb Thanks Fans for Support After Daughter’s Health Scare

Hoda Kotb attends the thirtieth annual Broadcasting and Cable Corridor of Fame Awards gala
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Actually grateful. Hoda Kotb thanked her followers for his or her messages of assist after her daughter Hope’s current well being scare.

“I’ve learn your notes … your posts … thanks,” the In the present day present anchor, 58, tweeted on Tuesday, March 7. “Means greater than you’ll ever know xo.”

The Oklahoma native returned to her publish on the NBC morning present on Monday, March 6, after a prolonged absence from the stay tapings. Kotb revealed that her 3-year-old daughter, Hope, had been within the hospital. The youngsters’s ebook writer shares Hope and daughter Haley Pleasure, 6, with ex-fiancé Joel Schiffman.

“My youngest [daughter], Hope, was within the ICU for a number of days and within the hospital for a bit greater than per week,” Kotb defined to cohost Savannah Guthrie. “I’m so grateful she’s house. … I used to be ready for that day to come back. And we’re watching her intently. I’m simply so completely satisfied.”

The The place We Belong writer acquired visibly emotional as she shared her thanks for the medical professionals who cared for her Hope throughout her hospital keep. “You understand what I noticed, too, Savannah? When your youngster is ailing, the quantity of gratitude you may have for individuals who helped you out,” Kotb stated, holding again tears. “I’m grateful for the medical doctors at Weill Cornell who had been wonderful and the nurses. And I’m grateful to my household.”

Later within the episode, Kotb stated that Hope is again at house and doing effectively. “She’s vibrant and sensible,” the proud mother added. “I’m over the moon that she’s house.”

Earlier than her Monday return, Kotb had appeared in pre-taped segments that aired on February 20 and March 3. On March 1, Craig Melvin revealed that his colleague was absent from the present taking good care of a private matter.

“We talked about that Savannah and Hoda are each off. Savannah, she’s house after a optimistic COVID check yesterday. We’re wishing our buddy a speedy restoration,” Melvin, 43, defined on the time. “And as for Hoda, we all know a whole lot of you’ve been questioning how she’s doing. We will let you know that Hoda’s OK. She’s acquired a household well being matter that she’s been coping with, so we look ahead to seeing Hoda and Savannah again on the desk actual, actual quickly.”

That very same day, Jenna Bush Hager shared her love for her cohost whereas introducing substitute anchor Willie Geist. “We simply wish to allow you to all know that we heard you, and Hoda is OK. She’s simply acquired a household well being matter that she’s been coping with,” the Sisters First coauthor, 41, stated. “We love her, we’re sending our like to her, and he or she’s going to be again, proper right here, very, very quickly.”