Per the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Kotb gushed:
My heart has literally been pounding. I was totally shocked. He had a good poker face.
She added, per Newsday:
We went to our usual vacation, we ended up having a little dinner on the beach and … we were done with the dinner, I was eating the churros, licking the bottom of the bowl, and he was like, 'I have something else I would like to say,' and he said some beautiful things, and then he got down on one knee and he said, 'Would you be my wife.' And I said yes.
Watch Hoda share her emotional news with her Today family - and the nation! - below.