Anyone who regularly watches The Today Show can always count on Hoda Kotb being upbeat and happy, so watching her on this morning’s episode was quite heartbreaking.
The host was speaking with Drew Brees about New Orleans and how coronavirus has affected the city. Drew Brees announced that he was donating $5 million to help feed Louisiana residents during the pandemic, and as she wrapped up her interview, Hoda broke down crying. Since she was shaken up and unable to speak, Savannah Guthrie stepped in to help finish up the segment.
The emotional moment was touching to fans all over the world who can relate to hurt and fear that Hoda showed in that moment.