‘Today Show’ Host Hoda Kotb & Joel Schiffman Call Off Their Engagement & Split After 8 Years Together
Unfortunately, another celebrity couple has split up! ‘The Today Show’, co- host, Hoda KochShe called off her engagement and ended their 8-year relationship. Joel Schiffman. The 57-year-old morning show anchor made the announcement on Monday’s (Jan.31) taping of Today With Hoda & Jenna. Hoda explained how people started asking her about her engagement rings, which prompted her to share the news.
“People have written in and asked why I wasn’t wearing my engagement ring.. Joel and I have had, we’ve had a lot of prayerful and really meaningful conversations over the holidays, and we decided that we’re better as friends and parents than we are as an engaged couple.”
She explains that their goal is to be great parents to their children.
“We decided that we are going to start this New Year and begin it on our new path, as loving parents to our adorable, delightful children and as friends. It’s not like something happened. They say that sometimes relationships are meant to be there for a reason or a season or for a lifetime, and I feel like ours was meant to be there for a season.”
Hoda has announced that her engagement was canceled. “We decided we are better as friends and parents than we are as an engaged couple,” she says. pic.twitter.com/zOJrvhE6wZ
— TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (@HodaAndJenna) January 31, 2022
Hoda Koch Joel SchiffmanTheir wedding took place in November 2019. However, unlike many couples, it was delayed several months by the Covid-19 pandemic. Joel proposed to them after they had been married for six years. The two share two children: Haley, who turns 5 next month, and Hope, 2. The couple adopted both children.
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