Adorable moment Allison Langdon’s children clamber all over her during her Today show send-off as her rarely-seen husband Mike Willesee says he’s ‘extraordinarily proud’ of his wife
Allison Langdon had a teary farewell on Friday as she hosted her last ever episode of the Today show.
And the blonde beauty’s husband Mike Willesee Jr. and their children made a surprise visit to the set of the breakfast program to mark her final episode.
The family arrived on set when as he co-host Karl Stefanovic told her she was an important member of the Today family and he had a surprise for her.
Allison Langdon had a teary farewell on Friday after her husband Mike and their children (all pictured) made a surprise visit to the set of the Today show to mark her final episode
Ally could not wipe the smile off her face as her four-year-old daughter Scout ran up to her and into her arms, closely followed by her son Mack, five, and husband Mike.
Mike said the family was ‘extraordinarily proud’ of Ally for making the move to A Current Affair as his late father Mike Sr. was the original ACA presenter.
‘It means so much to the family, the show was an important part of my family my whole life,’ he said.
He added: ‘For Ally to be taking over is incredibly special and something I wish dad had been around to see.’
The 43-year-old was co-hosting her last show alongside Karl Stefanovic when he told her she was an important member of the Today family and had a surprise for her
Ally was in for a further shock when Karl played a video message from her parents Helen and David.
‘Congratulations on your last day. We are proud you have stayed true to your values,’ Helen told Ally.
An emotional Ally then thanked Karl for supporting her throughout the three years she co-hosted the popular breakfast show.
Ally could not wipe the smile off her face as her four-year-old daughter Scout ran up to her closely followed by her brother Mack, five
Husband Mike Willesee Jr. (right) said the family was ‘extraordinarily proud’ of Ally for making the move to A Current Affair as his dad Mike Sr. was the original ACA presenter
Channel Nine confirmed on Sunday that Langdon will be abandoning her co-hosting role at Today to replace outgoing ACA host Tracy Grimshaw, 62.
Stefanovic wasted no time discussing the big news on Monday’s broadcast, opening the show by singing along to The Beach Boys song Kokomo: ‘She’ll go out to sea, when she goes to ACA!’
‘Allison Langdon everyone, the new host of A Current Affair. Congratulations, Ally,’ he declared, turning to Langdon.
Ally was in for a further shock when Karl played a video message from her parents Helen and David
Langdon is officially leaving the Today show to host A Current Affair in the New Year, following Tracy Grimshaw’s shock departure