Today’s Hoda Kotb’s delivers sad message!

Hoda Kotb, the Today show anchor, recently shared a heartfelt tribute on Instagram, marking a poignant day in her life. She honored her dear friend, John Ronquillo, who lost his battle with cancer five years ago. John, husband to Hoda’s longtime friend Karen Swensen, was fondly remembered through touching photos. Hoda tagged both Karen and their daughter, Catherine Grace, in her post, expressing her love and missing John.

Hoda and Karen’s friendship traces back to their days in local news in New Orleans in 1994. Their bond is so profound that Hoda named her daughter Hope Catherine Kotb after Karen and John’s daughter.

Fans flooded Hoda’s post with support, emphasizing the importance of cherishing their friendship and memories. Karen, now a motivational speaker and former news anchor, reciprocated the love in her comments, affirming the strong connection they share. This touching tribute reminds us of the enduring power of friendship and love.