Many parents dream of the day they find out they’re going to be grandparents… but for TODAY meteorologist Al Roker, his daughter’s big pregnancy The reveal didn’t go exactly as planned.
Al’s eldest daughter, Courtney Roker Laga, announced that she and her husband, Wesley Laga expecting your first child Together.
Al knew for a while before making the public announcement on March 14. Instagram.
“A new adventure is about to begin ❤️🍼,” she captioned her video, set to the tune of Mariah Carey’s “Always Be My Baby.”
In a text to TODAY.com on March 14, she said that so far she is “feeling great and the baby is healthy.”
“We are extremely excited to welcome a new member to our family and begin this next chapter in our lives,” she told TODAY.com via text. “We feel truly blessed and excited for our little miracle.”
In the third hour of the Today segment on March 15, Al told his co-hosts that it “still hasn’t quite sunk in” for him.
She then revealed that her daughter and her husband were not the ones to break the news about the pregnancy.
“Wes’ goofy brother accidentally left (the news) on a text, thanks Corey,” he said to his colleagues, laughing.
“There’s one in every family!” TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie quips.
“Give me,” Al replied.
Al said he’s expecting in honor of his father. His grandfather’s name would be Pop-Pop.
He echoed those sentiments in his comments on Kourtney’s pregnancy announcement.
“Here it is!!! So so happy!!!!! you guys,” Al wrote, later with another pitch for his future nickname. “Going to pop-pop.”
courtney and laga married back in 2021,
Al shares Courtney with his ex-wife, Alice Bell. They also have two children – a younger daughter, Leela, 24, and a son, hole20 – With his wife, Deborah Roberts,
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