Jenna Wolfe Pregnant: My Baby Daddy Is Not Matt Lauer or Lester Holt!

Celebrity News Mar. 28, 2013 AT 9:40AM
Jenna Wolfe and girlfriend Stephanie Gosk "rock-paper-scissored" who would get pregnant. Jenna Wolfe and girlfriend Stephanie Gosk "rock-paper-scissored" who would get pregnant. Credit: Heidi Gutman/NBC; Virginia Sherwood/NBC

Jenna Wolfe is close with her TODAY colleagues -- but not that close! The correspondent and TODAY Weekend anchor, 39, was a newsmaker herself on Wednesday, March 27, when she both came out as gay and announced that she was pregnant, with girlfriend (and fellow NBC journalist) Stephanie Gosk set to co-parent the baby-to-be.

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Happy to elaborate on the pregnancy further with E! News, Wolfe said that she and Gosk are keeping one thing private: Their child's father. "The rumor is that it's Lester Holt," Wolfe quipped of her co-anchor on the weekend edition of the NBC morning show. E! News' Alicia Quarles joked she heard it was another TODAY man: Matt Lauer. Alas, the moms-to-be have vowed to keep the baby's paternity "under wraps," Wolfe confirmed.

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As for the decision to conceive? "We are almost three years into our relationship and it felt like the right time," Wolfe explained. "It was more a product of where we were in our relationship." And both women, despite their busy, globetrotting schedules, will make it work. "Whenever you decide to have a baby is when you decide to have a baby, and you build and carve your life around that," she said. "

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Both Wolfe and Gosk were game to carry the baby themselves. To decide, they settled it fairly. "We rock-paper,-scissored it," Wolfe said. "I won 34-31, so I'm carrying the baby, bam!"

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