The ongoing feud between Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie has been so apparent that there is no denying the tension between the Today hosts. Every so often, Savannah is seen snubbing Hoda on live TV and fans have bashed her for being unkind to the latter. However, her feud with Savannah isn’t the reason the 58-year-old has been sobbing.
Why did Hoda Kotb cry? Keep reading to find out more!
Hoda Kotb Sheds Tears During Sheryl’s Emmy Acceptance Speech
On Monday, the Today host took to social media as she confessed to crying as she watched a live TV moment. Apparently, she was watching the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards where Sheryl Lee Ralph won an Emmy as a first-time nominee. As per The Sun, the broadcast journalist shared a clip from the award show of Sheryl receiving her Emmy Award.
She captioned the video, “Sobbing! @thesherylleeralph this is YOUR TIME @abbottelemabc.”
While Hoda recorded the footage of the award show broadcasting Live on her TV, she can be heard sobbing in the background. More so, the clip shows an overwhelmed and joyous Sheryl walking up to the stage with a shocked look in the LA-based Microsoft Theater.
Sheryl Lee Ralph Gets An Emmy For Best Supporting Actress In Comedy
In her acceptance speech, the 65-year-old actress and activist sang about being an endangered species as she urged others to follow their dreams. She sang, “I am a woman, I am an artist/And I know where my voice belongs.” These were the lyrics to Dianne Reeves’ song Endangered Species.
Sheryl received the Emmy for ‘Best-Supporting Actress in a Comedy’ for her role as Barbara Howard, an Abbott Elementary kindergarten teacher. The show is a mockumentary that airs on ABC about a group of passionate teachers that connect together in a Philadelphia public school.
The main cast of the sitcom includes:
- Tyler James Williams as Gregory Eddie
- Quinta Brunson as Janine Teagues
- Janelle James as Ava Coleman
- Lisa Ann Walter as Melissa Schemmenti
- James Williams as Gregory Eddie
- Chris Perfetti as Jacob Hill
During her Emmy acceptance speech, Sheryl also mentioned, “To anyone who has ever, ever had a dream and thought your dream wasn’t, wouldn’t, couldn’t come true, I am here to tell you that this is what believing looks like. This is what striving looks like!”
Hoda Kotb Takes The Center Seat While Savannah Is Away
Furthermore, Today fans thanked Hoda for posting the video on her Instagram account. One fan wrote, “Best Acceptance Speech Ever.”
Similarly, another added, “Now THAT’S how you accept an award!!”
“Crying as I go to my empowering women meeting,” chimed in a third fan.
Moreover, this emotional moment for Hoda comes just after she took the middle seat on Friday on the Today show. Finally, she shifted to the center spot after Savannah left for the United Kingdom to cover Queen Elizabeth II’s death.
Do you also think that Sheryl’s acceptance speech was very emotional? Share your thoughts in the comments!
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