Savannah Guthrie Leaves ‘Today’ Early as Hoda Kotb Remains MIA

Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb
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Devoted At the moment viewers can’t assist however suppose one thing goes down behind-the-scenes of their favourite morning present. As Hoda Kotb stays noticeably lacking from NBC’s programming, Savannah Guthrie left inside the first hour of the Tuesday, February 28, present.

Willie [Geist] joins us in for Savannah who needed to go away a bit of early this morning,” Sheinelle Jones, who sometimes helms At the moment’s third Hour, knowledgeable viewers at 7:41 a.m. native time on Tuesday.

No additional clarification of Guthrie’s whereabouts was given, however the 51-year-old broadcaster was current on the high of the present. Kotb, in the meantime, 58, hasn’t been featured since a pre-taped Presidents’ Day episode of At the moment with Hoda and Jenna, which aired on February 20, with Jenna Bush Hager.

After greater than per week away from At the moment’s reside exhibits, Guthrie merely advised followers on Monday, February 27, that Kotb was “off in the present day.”

Kotb — whose podcast “Making Area With Hoda Kotb” additionally hasn’t posted a brand new episode since February 20 — has since made waves for a collection of cryptic Instagram posts.

“Select hope,” a quote shared by Kotb on Monday learn. She captioned the pic with two pink coronary heart emojis.

Sooner or later prior, she wished her followers a “joyful Sunday,” with a message that learn: “Generally miracles are simply good individuals with form hearts.”

As followers take to her feedback part to inform her they miss her, different viewers are asking for clarification from the morning present by way of Twitter.

“Marvel what’s happening with the @TODAYshow Hoda hasn’t been there, Savannah disappears and Willie joins in,” one particular person tweeted on Tuesday.

One other asked, “@TODAYshow Savannah left ‘a bit of early’ in the present day, and Hoda has been MIA for over per week? 👀 do inform #todayshow peeps….”

A 3rd fan wrote that Al Roker quickly crammed in for Guthrie earlier than Geist arrived on Tuesday. “7:30 and Savannah needed to ‘go away early’? Al sits in until Willie can get there,” the social media person tweeted. “Hoda has been mia with no clarification. One thing’s taking place at At the moment Present. 🤔🤔”

Kotb joined NBC Information in 1998 and started engaged on At the moment in 2007. After years of working with Kathie Lee Gifford, she joined Guthrie for the primary two hours of the present in 2017 following Matt Lauer’s termination. Guthrie, for her half, has been a coanchor of At the moment since 2012 after becoming a member of NBC in 2007.

Us Weekly has reached out to At the moment for remark.