By Selina Maycock published
Today co-host Sheinelle Jones embraces her gray hairs and readers as she prepares to go on camera.
The TV presenter shared a selfie of herself getting ready in the new studio ahead of her on-screen appearance. But instead of spending ages getting herself camera ready, the star decides to be natural and debuts her readers and gray hairs - much to the delight of fans.
She captioned the snap, "Prepping for later, my “nighttime” readers have become my “morning” readers! Hahaha - I used to only need them at night. Might as well embrace it. (A few grays too)"
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Sheinelle, 42, wore a black polo neck jumper and a chunky statement necklace with coordinating earrings. One fan commented, 'Readers and gray are beautiful' another put, 'Those aren't grays, they are wisdom highlights. Well earned. Flaunt it because they look good on you' and a third fan added, 'Girl you look gorgeous no matter what look you’re rocking!!!'
The mother-of-three to daughter Clara, eight, and sons Uche, eight, and Kayin, 11, co-hosts the third hour of the Today show each week, alongside Al Roker, Craig Melvin, and Dylan Dreyer.
Married to Uche Ojeh, Sheinelle juggles being a mom with working at the busy NBC studios and recently gave fans an insight into her life.
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The star revealed she is still hoping to learn the art of organizing and decluttering the home.
"I wish I were a whiz at mastering my kids’ schedules…. along with my own: nightly meal planning, grocery shopping, laundry, all of that stuff. But I stink," she told Parents.
"If a fairy godmother could grant me one duty that I’d never have to do again, it’d be folding clothes. And doing dishes."
But she acknowledged that she's happy and that's what matters. "My kids are happy, and so am I," she continued, adding, that their favorite family activity is "cranking up the music and just having a ball."
"I’m pretty fun and spontaneous and I genuinely have a good time with my kids."
Selina is a Senior Entertainment Writer with more than 14 years of experience in newspapers and magazines. She currently looks after all things Entertainment for GoodtoKnow, Woman&Home and My Imperfect Life.
Before joining Future Publishing, Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism. She is fully NCTJ and NCE qualified and has 100wpm shorthand. Having spent the start of her career working on local newspapers and online, Selina spent six years as Acting News Editor and Entertainment Reporter at the Scunthorpe Telegraph where she dug into hard news stories, conducted interviews, covered court reporting, features, and entertainment, whilst going to gigs in her spare time.
Whilst at the paper she was awarded an O2 Media Judges' Special Award for helping a terminally ill cancer sufferer realise his dying wish and marry his childhood sweetheart through a successful newspaper campaign. Things like this are close to her heart when it comes to using journalism to make a positive difference in people's lives.
Selina later branched further into all things celebrity to became a Showbiz Writer at Heat magazine, covering red carpet events, showbiz parties, and various launches before going freelance for two years. One of her biggest celebrity achievements - aside from generating celebrity exclusives - was interviewing Take That (including Robbie Williams) and bumping into Simon Cowell so much at events she told him 'I'm calling you my showbiz dad!'
In 2017 she joined TI Media as a senior reporter on Woman, Woman's Own, Woman&Home, Woman's Weekly celebrity desk before branching online in 2020 when Future gave her the opportunity to focus on digital-first.
When she's not interviewing celebrities you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories.
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