AL Roker’s wife Deborah Roberts has shared a rare photo of their daughter Leila amid his health issues.
The Today show host’s partner posted several sweet snaps of Leila to mark her 24th birthday on Thursday.
NBCAl Roker’s wife Deborah Roberts has shared a rare photo of their daughter Leila amid his health issues[/caption]
InstagramDeborah shared this snap to celebrate Leila’s 24th birthday[/caption]
Deborah, 62, cuddled Leila as they sat side by side in the shot, which she shared on her Instagram Stories.
The Good Morning America host also shared photos of Leila as a baby and shared a lengthy caption in tribute to her daughter’s birthday.
She wrote: “Thursday thankfulness. On this day, 24 years ago, I learned what it is to have your heart expand and dance to a new tune of joy.
“Leila entered the world and opened up a whole new world for us. Happy birthday dear daughter.
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“We celebrate you and all your gifts of kindness, loyalty and love. May this day bring you all the magic and beauty that you offer to us all.”
Deborah and Al, 68, have two children together – Leila and Nicholas, 20.
The insider said: “He’s been off the air for almost two weeks, it’s been an ongoing issue he’s been dealing with.
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“He’s such a wonderful and energetic guy, so it’s hard to remember that he’s 68 years old,” the insider added.
Earlier this week, Deborah revealed her husband has been feeling “under the weather”.
She had posted a new GMA segment she was working on for the show’s next book club pick.
One concerned social media user asked: “Is Al Roker ill? Hasn’t been on Instagram or on the Today show. Worried.”
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“Ahh thanks for this,” Deborah replied. “He’s a bit under the weather but ok.”
InstagramAl has three children – Courtney, Nicholas and Leila[/caption]
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