Jenna Bush Hager walked again a joke she made about having an affair — and admits she went “too far.”
On the Monday, October 9, episode of As we speak With Hoda & Jenna, Bush Hager, 41, and Hoda Kotb, 59, had been discussing an article titled “The Thirstiest Factor a Man Can Do Is Learn.”
The coanchors agreed with the positioning’s sentiment, with Bush Hager — who shares three youngsters with husband Henry Hager — even joking that she will get “dehydrated” every time “a person takes out a guide.
“It’s sizzling,” Kotb agreed, asking her coanchor what she thinks when she sees a person sitting on a park bench studying in Central Park.
“If they’ve little eyeglasses too, simply sitting studying, and in the event that they’re studying one thing I respect? I imply that could possibly be a way for an affair,” Bush Hager quipped, earlier than including: “I’m simply kidding, I might by no means try this. I might by no means, Henry and I are very pleased. And he reads.”
Kotb, for her half, questioned Bush Hager’s defensiveness.
“As a result of I shouldn’t have mentioned that!” Bush Hager replied. “I went too far.”
Bush Hager and her husband met in 2004 whereas he was engaged on a re-election marketing campaign for her father, former President George W. Bush. The pair tied the knot in Might 2008, however not earlier than she gave him a “manipulative” proposal “ultimatum” that originally failed.
“After we had been relationship, I used to be leaving Washington D.C. and I sort of — in a dramatic style chances are you’ll or could not acknowledge — mentioned, ‘When you don’t need me to depart for Latin America, we have to get engaged,’” she mentioned in February on As we speak With Hoda & Jenna. “It was a manipulative ultimatum. Actual manipulative. And [I said] ‘, there are very good-looking males over there, however we might get engaged?’”
The couple welcomed their first youngster, daughter Mila, in April 2013. They went on so as to add daughter Poppy Louise to their household in August 2015, and son Hal in August 2019.
As for whether or not the couple intends on increasing their brood sooner or later, they appear to disagree.
“It’s type of time for me to have one other child,” Bush Hager shared on As we speak With Hoda & Jenna in August. “I’d prefer to have one other.”
Nevertheless, she clarified, “Henry put his foot down. He says we now have three wholesome infants.”