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“TODAY” Co-Anchor Hoda Kotb Engaged to Longtime Beau Joel Schiffman

“TODAY” Co-Anchor Hoda Kotb Engaged to Longtime Beau Joel Schiffman<i>TODAY</i> co-host Hoda Kotb made some headlines of her own on Monday when she revealed that she just got engaged to longtime boyfriend Joel Schiffman. “I have to tell you something that a friend of mine, a friend of ours, asked me to let you guys in on a secret,” the 55-year-old Kotb said on the show. “I’ll give you her initials. Her initials are Hoda Kotb, and she’s engaged.” After showing off her engagement bling, she adde that the 61-year-old Schiffman proposed during this past weekend while the two were on a tropical getaway. “We ended up having a little dinner on the beach,” she explained. “And he was like, ‘I have something else I would like to say,’ and he said some beautiful things, and then he got down on one knee. Then he said, ‘Would you be my wife?'” She added, “I was totally shocked. He had a good poker face.” Kotb and Schiffman have been together for six years and are parents to two adopted daughters, 2-year-old Haley Joey and 7-month-old Hope Catherine.<br />https://www.today.com/popculture/hoda-kotb-engaged-joel-schiffman-t168221