Kathie Lee Gifford Saw Regis Two Weeks Ago, Knew It Might Be The Last

Kathie Lee Gifford and Regis Philbin had one last laugh, and Kathie Lee knew that would probably be the end.

In an emotional interview on the "Today" show yesterday, Kathie Lee said Regis and his wife Joy visited her just two weeks ago.

She said, quote, "I saw Reg get out of the car with Joy, and I sensed much more fragility than I had seen in him since the last time in January . . . and after they left, I just thought to myself, 'Lord, is that the last time I'm going to see my friend?' Because he was failing, I could tell."

Still, they spent the entire day sitting on the porch and "laughing themselves sick."

At the end of the interview, Kathie Lee was asked what she'll miss most about Regis, and she teared-up, and said, quote, "Everything." 

She added that she's grateful she had that final visit, and that Joy later told her Regis "hadn't laughed in a long, long time" . . . and that their visit to see her was the last time that she would hear his laugh.

See it below.

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