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‘Today’ host Kathie Lee Gifford revealed she is ‘coping with loneliness cripple’ after the death of her husband and mother.
Kathie Lee Gifford is the offer of the Big Apple goodbye.
After she leaves the “Today” show, at the beginning of April, after 11 years, Gifford, 65, will be moving to Nashville, where she already bought a house.
“Even if you only have a meal there, always people at your piano or your guitar of the wall, and the next thing you know, you’ve written a song and you’re in the studio next week working on a demo,” she told People of her next step.
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She currently resides in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Gifford, who has written a few musicals and has a new Christian movie coming out this month, with plans to focus on her music and acting after she leaves morning news.
“The work that I want to do is not here anymore,” she said of New York and the life in 30 Rockefeller Plaza. “I’m an artist, I am an actress, I’m a writer, I am a songwriter, a director now. That is the stuff that feeds my soul and I know that I have no time to do those things.”
KATHIE LEE GIFFORD, IS SUFFERING FROM ” CRIPPLING LONELINESS AFTER THE DEATH OF HER HUSBAND, MOTHER
Hoda Kotb the old TV partner said that her work was the only thing keeping her on the East Coast, as both of her children live in Los Angeles.
“I have a widow, an orphan and an empty-nester all at once,” she said, referring to the man, Frank Gifford 2015 passing of her mother, 2017 death. “There’s nothing keeps me in this part of the country anymore except for my work.”
Her last “Today” show episode airs on April 7.
This article originally appeared on Page Six.