Kathie Lee Gifford appeared on Monday’s episode of Today and recalled the final time she noticed the late Regis Philbin.
The 66-year-old TV host mentioned she had invited Philbin and his spouse, Pleasure, to hitch her for lunch at her Connecticut dwelling only a few weeks in the past.
“I noticed Reg get out of the automotive with Pleasure, and I might sensed way more fragility than I might seen in him because the final time in January out in Los Angeles,” Gifford mentioned.
She mentioned the trio sat on her porch and loved the couple’s “favourite factor,” frutti di mare. “We laughed ourselves sick,” Gifford continued. “We at all times simply picked up proper the place we left off.”
Whereas Gifford mentioned all of them had “one of the best time,” she additionally questioned if she’d see Philbin once more.
“After they left, I simply thought to myself, ‘Lord is that the final time I’ll see my buddy?'” she mentioned. “As a result of he was failing, I might inform.”