Hoda Kotb Thanks Jamie Lee Curtis for Sending Gifts to Daughters

Hoda Kotb and Jamie Lee Curtis
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A considerate current. Hoda Kotb praised Jamie Lee Curtis for considering of her and her daughters amid the chaos of awards season and sending them a present after 3-year-old Hope’s hospitalization.

“I used to be opening packages in my condo final evening, all of the Amazon stuff that you just get, and Jamie Lee — I opened a package deal and inside I noticed two teddy bears … that you just had given to my women,” the journalist, 58, informed the newly minted Oscar winner, 64, through the Tuesday, March 14, episode of the Immediately present.

The Oklahoma native famous that the package deal additionally included a “stunning” merchandise from Curtis’ My Hand in Yours charity, which is a nonprofit group that raises cash for Youngsters’s Hospital Los Angeles. The Halloween actress additionally included a observe that learn: “I do know it was scary. That is in your women.”

Kotb thanked the Scream Queens alum for reaching out throughout a busy time in her profession, which culminated on Sunday, March 12, with Curtis’ Finest Supporting Actress win on the Oscars.

“I believed to myself, ‘In the course of her shining second in her life, she is sending one thing to me and my children,’” Kotb informed Curtis, who appeared on the present through video chat. “And I can’t let you know how touching and the way stunning I believed that was. And I simply needed to say thanks.”

The True Lies actress assured Kotb that she understood what she was feeling when Hope was hospitalized final month. The NBC anchor shares Hope and daughter Haley Pleasure, 6, with ex-fiancé Joel Schiffman.

“Pay attention, I get it. It’s the toughest factor on the planet,” Curtis stated with tears in her eyes. “There’s nothing scarier on the planet than a sick child. And that’s why I made My Hand In Yours, and that’s why I help Youngsters’s Hospital Los Angeles, as you help your kids’s hospital. That is what we do; that is what they do 12 months a yr, 24 hours a day. They present up for your loved ones. So, I used to be merely displaying up for yours in the best way I might.”

Kotb was notably absent from the Immediately present for a lot of February, returning to the stay broadcast on March 6. The kids’s e book creator revealed that she had been with Hope, who was hospitalized for a well being difficulty.

“My youngest [daughter], Hope, was within the ICU for a couple of days and within the hospital for just a little greater than every week,” Kotb defined to cohost Savannah Guthrie. “I’m so grateful she’s residence. … I used to be ready for that day to come back. And we’re watching her carefully. I’m simply so joyful.”

Kotb started tearing up as she thanked the nurses and medical doctors who cared for the infant throughout her hospital keep. “When your little one is sick, the quantity of gratitude you’ll be able to have for individuals who helped you out … I’m grateful for the medical doctors at Weill Cornell who had been superb and the nurses,” she stated. “And I’m grateful to my household.”

Later within the episode, Kotb informed Jenna Bush Hager that Hope was on the mend at residence. “She’s vibrant and good,” the The place We Belong creator added. “I’m over the moon that she’s residence.”