“This is studio 1A — I haven’t been here in a while!” the 48-year-old host said as she opened NBC’s breakfast show having been given the all-clear after self-isolating with “a little sore throat” and “some sniffles.”
“It feels good to be in the same room,” she told co-host Hoda Kotb. “I wish we were closer like we used to snuggle up,” she said, noting the gap between them because of social-distancing guidelines.
Guthrie had earlier joked on “Today in New York” that the hardest part was having to squeeze herself into a tight dress compared to the cozy attire she could wear while broadcasting from her basement.
“You know how hard it was to not put on sweatpants this morning?” she asked, joking that as she got dressed she wondered, “Is it going to zip up or is it not after two weeks of elastic pants?”