Jenna Bush Hager has been complimented by Today viewers on her appearance of late, and her co-star Hoda Kotb took a moment to praise her lifestyle on their show.
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During a segment about New Year's resolutions, Hoda told Jenna, who looked gorgeous in a Kenny dress by La Double J: "Can I tell you something that I've noticed and our viewers have noticed over the past few weeks.
"People have noticed that there's like a transformation that's been happening with you. You are – they are just saying 'Jen is looking amazing, she's never looked this good.'
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"Something is happening. I think for someone like you and me who is constantly berating and belittling, I think one of the things we should do in January is celebrate when something good happens. Celebrate it!"
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Jenna replied: "I will say I think I have figured out what works for me. And I think the hard thing is I think we expect things to happen over night. This has actually been over six months."
When quizzed on what she's been doing, the mom-of-three replied: "The difference is I wake up before the show and I work out. And I really work out. I work out with an awesome woman named Amanda. Donna joins me sometimes.
Jenna Bush Hager has been working out over the past six months - and looks incredible!
"Donna is a great inspiration. She gets up at the crack of dawn and meets me. We have another friend that comes too, sometimes."
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The star also revealed that she has changed her attitude and has stopped being so hard on herself.
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"Here's the other thing – anybody who has either gained weight during the pandemic or had babies during the pandemic, it just takes time. My body isn't 18 anymore," she said.
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Hoda then mentioned that Jenna's mom Laura Bush had also been a huge source of encouragement. "She said, 'Of course you look like that now. Hal's two and a half. Give yourself that grace.'
"I had three babies and it's going to look this way…allow yourself the time."
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