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Hoda Kotb Gets Fans Teary With A Post Dedicated To Joel Schiffman On Father's Day

Date June 18, 2018

52-year-old “Today” anchor Hota Kotb welcomed her adopted baby Haley in February 2017.

 

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Surprisingly, she spoke to her longtime partner 59-year-old financier Joel Schiffman about adopting a baby, and he agreed right off the bat. For Kotb, it was an overwhelming experience, and she shared her joy with Fenmail.

I could have died. I was crying so hard, I soaked his T-shirt.

 

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It has been a year and four months since the adoption, and little Haley is growing up pretty nicely. Proud mom Kotb took to Instagram on Father’s Day to celebrate her partner for the love and understanding he has shown to her and their beloved daughter.

 

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Kotb asked her daughter who she was looking at and the adorable toddler said “dada”. Isn’t that the cutest? During her interview with Fenmail, she acknowledged the fact that being an older parent would come with peculiar challenges. But with the support of Schiffman, Kotb said she was eager to face them all.

 

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In another interview, Kotb spoke lovingly of Schiffman and the bond he had formed with their little daughter Haley.

[Joel] has been so great. He's such a great dad and a great influence.

 

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Whether they go walk down the aisle in the future is still uncertain, but in the time being, Kotb and Schiffman are enjoying taking care of their daughter together. And they do make a cute family to boot.

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