Maria Menounos Talks 5-Year Wedding Anniversary In New Interview – Hollywood Life


Maria Menounos is trying ahead to the vacations — however she’s additionally trying ahead to celebrating her 5-year marriage ceremony anniversary with husband Keven Undergaro.

Maria Menounos and her husband, Kevin Undergaro, have been married since 2017, so their five-year anniversary is developing in 2022. She admits they’re going to do one thing particular to have a good time, however proper now, her focus is on the vacations. She really not too long ago partnered with Marshalls and TJ Maxx to share a few of her gifting and vogue must-haves this season, and we love the recommendation she gave HollywoodLife on this EXCLUSIVE new interview. Plus, she shares her ideas on Kim Kardashian‘s new romance with Pete Davidson and what it was like not too long ago working with Kevin on a brand new film.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: You not too long ago partnered with Marshalls and TJ Maxx, so what are some must-have items for the vacation season this yr?

MARIA MENOUNOS: Partnering with TJ Maxx and Marshalls is ideal for me as a result of I’ve been a lifelong fan and shopper there and so they actually do have every part for everyone in your listing. So, I’ve been exhibiting everyone all that I received for folks as a result of I’m so excited, however I began and did plenty of on-line purchasing on TJ Maxx and Marshalls’ web sites this yr. Because I have not actually had the possibility to go in shops as a lot as I would love, however usually I like going into the shop. But some must-have items, I received my dad a massager and I do know he’ll apply it to his recliner, he can be so joyful. I believe guys are normally the toughest to purchase for and then you definitely guys assume it’s exhausting to purchase for us, however I believe we’re simple. But for the woman in your life, we now have had a really irritating yr or so, so I believe the reward of cozy or a throw or some contemporary towels since nobody buys towels, so I believe some very nice towels could be good. Put a pleasant Christmas bow on them or a comfy gown, some slippers or candles. And then for entertaining, you may get a cheese board and a few cool mugs. So these are a few of them. You can get a enjoyable doggy tent for the animal in your life, it’s simply enjoyable. Dog sweaters, a lot of nice wrapping paper and bows, as I’m at all times operating out of reward baggage and stuff like that.

Maria Menounos and husband Keven Undergaro (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

HOLLYWOODLIFE: If you might be materialistic this yr, what would you need from Santa Claus?

MARIA MENOUNOS: I believe I already received all of it, however I’ve been purchasing on-line at TJ Maxx Runway after which I do not know if you recognize about TJ Maxx Runway, however that’s the place you may get the true lux stuff, so I received some cool boots. [They] could be my favourite boots. But I might love a sweater gown and earrings. I received plenty of little, tiny earrings, I really like tiny earrings. They are actually trendy and funky. I purchased myself a bunch of wardrobes. Because I’m from Massachusetts and TJ Maxx and Marshalls has been part of my life endlessly. So, all their new traces and funky stuff, I really like seeing all of it. But I believe boots and jewellery could be my favorites this yr.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: Are there any enjoyable or new vacation traditions that you’re trying ahead to this yr?

MARIA MENOUNOS: You know, the vacations have been difficult the previous couple of years with my mother being sick and so, there have been plenty of ups and downs and twists. I imply, final Thanksgiving and Christmas — nicely, not Christmas, however Thanksgiving, each my dad and mom have been within the hospital with Covid. And then Christmas was simply me caring for them whereas they have been therapeutic, and it was actually a tough, tough time. So, I really feel like we’re beginning new traditions now and so we’re within the transition the place we do not know what to do as a result of it’s the first yr with out my mother and with out my uncle and all these items, so I believe that is the yr we’re getting by after which subsequent yr we can have a model new slate to begin from.

Maria Menounos (Courtesy of Marshalls and TJ Maxx)

HOLLYWOODLIFE: On your podcast, ‘Better Together’, it is vitally well being centered. You have had well being points with a mind tumor — how are you feeling now in your well being journey?

MARIA MENOUNOS: Good! I believe I’m extra centered on it than ever and the present actually retains me on observe. I’ve the perfect specialists coming in every single day — every single day I’m studying one thing new and making use of it. There is an accumulation impact that retains occurring, so I’m attempting to get more healthy and more healthy and even if you end up attempting like I’m, issues occur. So, my A1C ranges have been climbing, so I needed to reduce sugar and do all these changes in order that’s how valuable your well being is, even if you end up attempting how exhausting I’m, it’s nonetheless one thing that would go mistaken. So, it’s a must to guard your well being and wellness. Your well being is hooked up to all of the stresses, so my A1C ranges have been partially as a result of caring for my mother and the stress of dropping her. So, I needed to together with eliminating sugar, I needed to reduce on my stress degree. So, it’s a big focus for me, and it’s my mission and fervour to assist anybody I can to forestall, get well or heal regardless of the case is as a result of it’s a very powerful factor on the earth for us.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: You have a marriage anniversary developing — how will you prime your Times Square marriage ceremony on National TV on NYE?

MARIA MENOUNOS: Thanks for the reminder! (LAUGHTER) Keven is so loopy, so I simply did a vacation film known as The Holiday Fix Up, and he had a small position in it and he threw some Howard Stern traces in there. I used to be like, ‘Honey you’ll be able to’t try this…’ It received reduce, however how will we prime that? It is admittedly exhausting. Honestly, our weddings for individuals who put it off for thus lengthy and it was by no means actually going to occur. We have been going to Goldie and Kurt it endlessly. We actually had two particular weddings for New Year’s Eve and our marriage ceremony in Greece. I take into consideration our marriage ceremony in Greece possibly each different day. It was one of the unbelievable days. So a lot pure love. I want each bride may have that form of marriage ceremony.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: What are you able to tease about your new movie, ‘The Holiday Fix Up’?

MARIA MENOUNOS: Well my husband performs Nick the Snowman — he’s the person who makes the snow. And then in fact it’s actually cute and enjoyable and we received to shoot it in Connecticut in July and I had the possibility to be again dwelling and be with my dad and it was exhausting with my mother passing in May and I used to be dwelling in June and that complete time in between I used to be actually unhappy, and I wished to be right here. So, the film was God’s little manner of getting me again right here and to do one thing on my bucket listing and one thing I wished to do which was a vacation film and to have the ability to work with actually beautiful folks. Everyone was unimaginable and it was very therapeutic, and it gave me one thing to sit up for this vacation and to know that I’ve this enjoyable vacation film that is popping out. So, it has been nice, and I’m going to throw myself an enormous premiere social gathering at my home. Ad will gave a vacation social gathering and it will likely be enjoyable.

Maria Menounos (Courtesy of Marshalls and TJ Maxx)

HOLLYWOODLIFE: You are one of many few celebs which were fairly superb within the wrestling ring, what are the probabilities for that to occur once more?

MARIA MENOUNOS: Well, you by no means know however I believe they’re fairly slim now as a result of I believe I’m in that part the place I’ll do my internet hosting and stuff like that. I believe they’re a little bit nervous about the entire tumor factor. I used to be going to make a run for the title, and so they have been like, ‘Yeah that is not going to occur’. I imply Bad Bunny did nice, so I’m glad that I received that chance. It was actually the spotlight of my life to be on the highest rope at WrestleMania. It was insane. I’m simply actually glad to be part of that household. I really like them a lot.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: As we get nearer to 2022, what has been your popular culture second of this yr. Is it Kim and Pete, Kourtney and Travis or one thing else? What are your ideas of them as a pair?

MARIA MENOUNOS: You know I’m up on it, however I do not jones for it. I’m jonesing for the Patriots. They are doing nice. Seeing Mac Jones, each sport he’s coming more durable and more durable, and it’s so thrilling as a fan, to see us accomplish that nicely and him being so crisp, so shortly. It is unimaginable to look at. They are going to the Super Bowl, I actually imagine it. Look I’m joyful for Kourtney, being engaged and truly joyful. Just seeing her in a lot mad love. It provides me a lot pleasure, so I believe I’m actually joyful for her, and I’m actually joyful for Kim. I need her to have happiness as nicely, however Kourtney I believe that is actually cool for her.

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