Hoda Kotb makes a short pre-taped look on ‘At this time’ amid ‘household well being issues’

Amid her two-week absence as a result of a “household well being matter,” Hoda Kotb made a short look on Friday’s episode of the “At this time” present in a pre-taped interview.

Al Roker, Craig Melvin, Sheinelle Jones and Carson Daly — who’ve all been filling in for Kotb, 58 — launched a clip of her “lately” filmed interview with Chloe Lattanzi and John Easterling, daughter and husband of the late Olivia Newton-John .

Within the interview, which first aired on Kotb’s ultimate stay broadcast on Feb. 17, the broadcaster mentioned the actress’s “stunning legacy” with Lattanzi and Easterling.

“My mother is a pioneer, a insurgent in a great way. A healer,” Lattanzi, 37, stated throughout an emotional interview discussing Newton-John’s sudden dying on Aug. 8, 2022.

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Hoda Kotb briefly appeared in a pre-taped interview on Friday’s episode of the “At this time” present amid her two-week absence dealing with a “household well being matter.”
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Each Chloe Lattanzi and John Easterling grew emotional throughout their interview with Kotb.
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Jones – who’s been one of many anchors filling in for Kotb over the past two weeks – shared the clip on Friday’s broadcast.
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The interview marked the primary time that Kotb has bodily been on TV screens since Feb. 20 — throughout a pre-taped present for “At this time with Hoda & Jenna.”

Amid rising concern from followers over Kotb’s two-week absence, fellow “At this time” present anchors revealed that she had gone as a result of a “household well being matter.”

“We all know a whole lot of you have got been questioning how she’s doing. We are able to let you know that Hoda is OK, (however) she’s acquired a household well being matter that she’s been coping with,” Melvin stated on Wednesday’s stay broadcast.

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The “At this time” present introduced that Kotb had gone due to a “household well being matter.”

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Melvin teased that Kotb could be “again right here on the desk very, very quickly.”

“We love you each,” Roker concluded as he blew a kiss on the digital camera, referring to Kotb and co-anchor Savannah Guthrie, who has lately had well being issues.

Kotb’s “At this time with Hoda & Jenna” co-host, Jenna Bush Hager, additionally addressed her buddy’s leaving.

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Jenna Bush Hager and Willie Geist shared related sentiments on Wednesday’s episode of “At this time with Hoda & Jenna.”
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“Willie (Geist) is in for Hoda, and we simply need to allow you to all know that we heard you, and Hoda is OK,” Bush Hager instructed viewers Wednesday. “She simply has a household well being matter she is coping with.”

Bush Hager, 41, and Geist, 47 — who has been filling in for Kotb together with Jones — each added that they “love” and “adore” Kotb and may’t look ahead to her to return “very, very quickly.”

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The mother of two has not gone into additional element over the mysterious “household well being matter.”
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Within the midst of Kotb’s absence, Guthrie additionally fled the present mid-broadcast after discovering she had examined optimistic for COVID-19.

Guthrie — who has given up Instagram for Lent — has not shared when she’s returning to the NBC morning present.

Kotb has additionally addressed not her absence or when she’ll be again on the anchor desk.