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Watch Out Megyn Kelly! Hoda Kotb Returns To 'Today' After Surprise Adoption

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Hoda Kotb hasn't been away from the TODAY show for long — for fear of losing her spot to Megyn Kelly?

As readers know, the anchor recently adopted daughter Haley Joy, eight weeks old, taking some time off to get settled as a new mom.

Upon her return to the show on Monday, co-host Matt Lauer grabbed a box of tissues and placed them in front of Kotb, who was already becoming emotional over the recent addition to her family.

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"I've been a mess," the 52-year-old revealed. "I'm a little bit afraid I might explode into tears."

"I saw everyone and I'm blubbering like a baby," Kotb added of the joy that came with seeing her NBC coworkers again, grabbing a tissue. "I'm feeling great. I mean, I don't think I've ever been this happy."

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But will her return cause some friction for newcomer Megyn Kelly?

As readers know, Kelly's NBC incoming has stirred up plenty of drama for the network. Longtime anchor Savannah Guthrie has reportedly been "terrified" about her position at TODAY since the Fox News vet was hired, according to sources.

Meanwhile, fellow anchor Tamron Hall ceremoniously left the network show after being iced out for "more valuable" Kelly.

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