Al Roker is being hailed as “dad of the year” by fans yet again, even if it is for a more bittersweet reason.
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The Today star took to Instagram to announce the unfortunate update that his eldest daughter, Courtney Roker, has tested positive for COVID-19.
What’s more, the 35-year-old received the positive diagnosis right as her birthday rolled around, but her dad is making sure she’s still showered with love, even from totally unexpected stars.
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The beloved weatherman took perfect advantage of the celebrity perks of being a Today host, and updated fans of his daughter’s health with a heartwarming video featuring two beloved actresses that just so happen to be two of Courtney’s favorites.
It was none other than Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, who play the legendary Pam Beesley and Angela Martin on The Office.
Al ensured they relayed a sweet get well message to his daughter, and the two seem to have not failed at their task, of which the birthday girl said: “The best birthday present I could ask for!!!”
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The thoughtful get well soon video
The video started off with the pair greeting Courtney, followed up with some very fitting advice from Jenna, who said: “We heard you’re not feeling good! We hope you just binge The Office all day today.”
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She thoughtfully added: “Rest up and feel better,” plus a “sending you big hugs,” from Angela as the two blew her kisses.
Al revealed that Courtney also recently celebrated her wedding anniversary as well as her birthday
Al was just as grateful as his daughter was for their heartfelt message, captioning the video with: “A big #thankyou to @msjennafischer and @angelakinsey for a #getwell message to @ouichefroker who’s out with Covid.”
Fans commended him for what a doting dad he is and wished Courtney a speedy recovery, writing: “And he wins Dad of the year by a landslide,” as well as: “Prayers for a full recovery!”
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