Kathie Lee Gifford says she will stay on NBC’s “Today” show until April.
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb have co-hosted their NBC “Today” show segment for more than 10 years − and that’s included traveling all over both the country and the world, on and off the clock.
Last April, for instance, the pair visited Tuscany. “I’d never been, and we drove in a convertible through the beautiful rolling hills of Chianti,” Kotb told the outlet. “It was so captivating.”
“I can’t believe that was a year ago,” Gifford said. “The weather was unbelievable. I met a prince in a 500-year old castle with its own vineyard. I thought I died and gone to heaven.”
They said their best audience was in Nashville, where Gifford now owns a home. “We never got as much love as we did in Nashville,” Gifford said.
Gifford told USA TODAY in a recent interview that her primary residence will be the Connecticut home where she raised her kids – Cody, 29, and Cassidy, 25, who now live in Los Angeles – but that her new home keeps her from “mooching off my lovely friends.”
Gifford will be headed to Nashville once she finishes her “Today” gig. She and Kotb (with others) plan to fly to Gifford’s new home for “a girls’ weekend,” Gifford told USA TODAY.
Contributing: Erin Jensen
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