She has called that magic moment with Schiffman, father of daughter Kyle from his first marriage, “a life-transforming meeting for me!” While she’s head over heels in love, living under the same roof could test their relationship.Hoda Kotb recently divulged her ideal wedding proposal — and it's nowhere near as big as her personality!
" PHOTOS: Talk show controversies Despite the secrecy, the couple have actually gone public before.
Without confirming his name, Kotb and Schiffman attended the 25th Annual Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic Gala in Boca Raton, Fla., in November 2014.
"I don't like bells and whistles and planes flying overhead and flash mobs," Kotb revealed.
"I feel like there's certain things in life that are intimate and between two people." So getting down on one knee with Howard Stern looking on and the public listening in (à la Maria Menounos) wouldn't earn an "I do" from Kotb!
“I’m in love — love’s good,” Kotb, who had a brief marriage to a tennis coach from 2005 to 2007, has said.
“I didn’t think I would want to get married again — but yes!PHOTOS: Hottest celebrity bikini bodies Kotb, 50, seemed thrilled to open up about Schiffman, but perhaps not as much as guest co-host Billy Bush. "Hoda, I am here on the day that you've been outed." Kotb blushed about the photos, even sharing another on her phone."Here's the thing, you know when you are keeping something so close to the vest? "It's been almost two years, so we were like: ' Why not? " After gushing about his "physique," she added: "I feel some relief! One of the reasons they work well together is that they "don't have a lot of conflicts, because we're not together 24/7.""It's been so long since I've lived with someone. News' Zuri Hall she wasn't "sure" whether she'd ever get remarried. It's a little odd."Odd or not, Kotb also said she's "excited" to live with Schiffman, particularly after they "looked at the place and had the tape measure and were picturing us together—like in the apartment." Of course, cohabitating could test the boundaries of their relationship. "You know, it's not going to be easy for poor Joel."In January, Kotb told E!Wednesday night's visit by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb to "Watch What Happens Live" was full of great moments.