Kathie Lee Gifford says she's open to finding love again after losing husband Frank Gifford

By: Access

Kathie Lee Gifford was devastated by the loss of her husband of 29 years, Frank Gifford, when he passed away on August 9, 2015. Over the past two years, Kathie Lee has been open about how hard it was to find her husband unresponsive in their family home, and how difficult moving on with their two children has been. 

On Wednesday, Kathie Lee talked with Access Live's Natalie Morales and Kit Hoover about whether she'd ever date again after losing Frank. 

"Who doesn't want to find love again?" Kathie Lee told Natalie and Kit. 

"I think my probability is less, obviously. Some men are afraid of strong women. I wouldn't be interested in a man like that anyway. And some men are afraid of living up to the mantle of Frank Gifford, and there's no reason for that. Frank was just a flawed man like anybody else is. I didn't know him as an eight-time Hall of Famer. He was my husband and he was my friend for four years before we fell in love. So if that's part of God's will for me, I'm certainly open to it. I'm not out at singles bars. I'm not online."

See photos of Kathie Lee and Frank Gifford together throughout their relationship:

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BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY - OCTOBER 18: Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Johnson pose for photos following their wedding celebration on October 18, 1986 in Bridgehampton, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford attend Rainbow & Stars on 4/18/1996 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - 12/31/87 Frank Gifford met Kathie Lee Johnson on the GMA set and we all know what happened after that! GM87 Mandatory credit ABC PHOTO ARCHIVES. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 01: Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - CIRCA 1989: Kathie Lee Gifford and husband Frank Gifford attend the Moda Italia Gala promoting Italian trade circa 1989 in New York City. (Photo by PL Gould/IMAGES/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - APRIL 24: Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford attend the Dinner of Champions Benefit for the NY Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on April 24, 1990 at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Frank Gifford & Kathie Lee Gifford attends the American Cancer Society Award for Artistic on May 31, 1990 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
Regis Philbin, Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Frank Gifford with his wife Kathie Lee Gifford in front of a cartoon backdrop; circa 1990; New York. (Photo by Art Zelin/Getty Images)
Sportscaster Frank Gifford watching as his TV talk show wife Kathie Lee teases their 2-yr-old son Cody as she holds on to him while he stands on coffee table at home. (Photo by Michael A. Smith/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)
BARBARA WALTERS SPECIAL - 10/5/92 Barbara Walters interviewed Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford for an ABC Special. Mandatory credit ABC PHOTO ARCHIVES. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Television sportscaster Frank Gifford and wife, television personality Kathie Lee Gifford. (Photo by Dave Allocca/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Washington, DC. 7-2-1991 Frank Gifford and wife Kathy Lee arrival at the White House to attend a State Dinner for South Korean President Roh Tae Woo. Francis Newton 'Frank' Gifford is a former American football player and American sportscaster. Kathie Lee Gifford (born Kathryn Lee Epstein;) is an American television host, singer, songwriter, and actress, best known for her 15-year run (1985???'2000) on the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, which she co-hosted with Regis Philbin. She has (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Corbis via Getty Images)
Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford attend Rainbow & Stars on 4/18/1996 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
273047 02: Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford stand together at a podium during the dedication of Cassidy's Place June 10, 1996 in New York City. The Association to Benefit Children created Cassidy's Place, which is a therapeutic day nursery for one hundred underprivileged children who suffer from serious medical conditions. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Liaison)
Television sportscaster Frank Gifford and wife, television personality Kathie Lee Gifford. (Photo by Marion Curtis/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 28: Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford at a party for Larry King's book 'Powerful Prayers' at the '21' Club., (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and husband, television sportscaster Frank Gifford. (Photo by Dave Allocca/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Frank Gifford & Kathie Lee Gifford attend the Daytime Emmy Awards on 5/18/2001 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford attend theBroadway Opening of 'Millie' on 4/18/2002 at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
Frank Gifford & Kathie Lee Gifford during The Actors' Fund of America's Standing Ovation! Gala 80th Birthday Celebration in Honor of James M. Nederlander at Sheraton New York in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford attend 'SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE' The Live Laughter and Love of George Burns Opening Night at the Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City October 10, 2002 (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
KATHIE LEE GIFFORD and FRANK GIFFORD Attending The American Theatre Wing's Annual Luncheon at the Pierre Hotel, New York City. April 14, 2003 (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford during Opening Night of 'The Boy From Oz' - Arrivals and After Party at The Imperial Theater and Copacabana Nightclub in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford Attending the Opening Night of the New Broadway Musical, WICKED ( The Untold Story of the Witches Of Oz ), at the Gershwin Theatre in New York City. October 30, 2003 (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford during Opening Night of Fiddler on the Roof Broadway Revival at The Minskoff Theatre in New York, New York, United States. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford during Annual 'Bal du Printemps' of the Parkinson's Disease Foundation at The Pierre Hotel in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Harold Cook/FilmMagic)
GREENWICH, CN - OCTOBER 14: Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford attend the Westport Country Playhouse benefit dinner at The Hyatt Regency on October 14, 2004 in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JANUARY 6: (U.S. TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) TV personality Kathie Lee Gifford and husband Frank Gifford, son Cody and daughter Cassidy arrive at the opening night of her new musical 'Under The Bridge' at The Zipper Theatre January 6, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
Kathie Lee Gifford, Frank Gifford and daughter Cassidy Gifford (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford (Photo by G. Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 24: Frank Gifford and TV personality Kathie Lee Gifford attend the 10th Anniversary of Cassidy's Place at Cassidy's Place on October 24, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
Frank Gifford, honoree, and Kathie Lee Gifford (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 01: Kathie Lee Gifford and her husband, former Monday Night Football announcer Frank Gifford, attend the opening night of 'Cyrano De Bergerac' at the Richard Rodgers Theatre November 1, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 25: (L-R) Cody Gifford, Cassidy Gifford, Kathie Lee Gifford, Gretchen Buchenholz, Founder and Executive Director to Benifit Children ABC, and Frank Gifford attend the unveiling of a new variety Cody Gifford House Program and Playground at 404 East 91st Street and 1st Avenue on October 25, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Janette Pellegrini/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 10: Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford arrives at the Lunt-Fontanne Thea. for the Broadway Opening Night performance of Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
BURBANK, CA - OCTOBER 13: TV Host Kathie Lee Gifford, Husband TV Commentator Frank Gifford and their Daughter Cassidy Gifford attend the Walt Disney Legends Ceremony at the Walt Disney Studios on October 13, 2008 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/WireImage)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - NOVEMBER 6: Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford attend Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Double Helix Medals Dinner at The Mandarin Hotel on November 6, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by JACKIE SNOW/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Aired 03/13/2009 -- Frank Gifford, Kathie Lee Gifford (Photo by Virginia Sherwood/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 13: Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford attend the Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's 2nd annual Spring Ball at The Plaza Hotel on May 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Frank Gifford & Kathie Lee Gifford attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of ' 9 to 5 the Musical ' at the Marriott Marquis Theatre in Times Square, New York City. April 30, 2009 (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JUNE 01: Actress and media personality Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford attend the American Theatre Wing's 2009 Spring Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on June 1, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/WireImage)
Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford attend(s) Literacy Partners Evening of Readings Gala at David H. Koch Theater on May 10th, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by PATRICK MCMULLAN/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - APRIL 26: Honoree Kathie Lee Gifford (L) and husband Frank Gifford attend the City of Hope-East End Chapter 2010 Spirit of Life Award luncheon at Waldorf Astoria - Grand Ballroom on April 26, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for City of Hope)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford appear on NBC News' 'Today' show (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - OCTOBER 11: (L-R) Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford attend HODA KOTB Celebrates 'Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer and Kathie Lee' at Deutsch Residence on October 11, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by CLINT SPAULDING/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Frank & Kathie Lee Gifford attending the Opening Night of Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures' Inaugural production of LESTAT at the Palace Theatre with an after party at Time Warner Center in New York City. April 25, 2006.?? Walter McBride/WM Photography (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Joan Epstein, Frank Gifford, Kathie Lee Gifford and Regis Philbin appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford arrive at the funeral service for Marvin Hamlisch at Temple Emanu-El on August 14, 2012 in New York City. Hamlisch died in Los Angeles on August 6, 2012 at age 68. In his long and distinguished career, the composer and conductor received a Pulitzer Prize as well as the Oscar, Tony, Emmy and GRAMMY (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
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Kathie Lee, who recently wrote a book titled, The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi, said that if she does get into a committed relationship again, it will have to be with someone who shares her views on faith and love. 

The 64-year-old host said she went on a date two and a half years ago and that didn't go so well. 

"He didn't share my faith and couldn't understand why I didn't want to be with him," she told Natalie and Kit. "I said, 'My faith isn't something I do on Sunday mornings for an hour. My faith is me, and I'm not going to share my life with somebody or even another hour of my life on a date with you if you don't share the same passion for your faith as I do.'"

But bad dates aside, she said she isn't discouraged in the slightest. And if a new love is in the cards for her, she'd be open to it!

"Oh, I'm not deterred," Kathie Lee joked. "I'm open to anybody that has their own teeth!"

Watch the full interview above!

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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 14: Kathie Lee Gifford arrives at Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries Winter 2017 TCA Press Tour at The Tournament House on January 14, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford appear to celebrate the BELLA New York Holiday Issue Cover Party and Holiday Shopping Event on December 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Donna Ward/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 14: Kathie Lee Gifford and daughter Cassidy Gifford arrive at Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries Winter 2017 TCA Press Tour at The Tournament House on January 14, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04: Dr. Suess and TV host Kathie Lee Gifford attend the Carnival Vista U.S. debut with Carrie Underwood and Godmother Miss USA to celebrate the Honor.Family.Fun Campaign and Operation Homefront at Carnival Vista, Manhattan Cruise Terminal on November 4, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Carnival Cruise Line)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford attend NBC's 'Today' Halloween at Rockefeller Plaza on October 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by J. Kempin/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Anchors Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford with Olivia Newton-John on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 -- (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MAMARONECK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Kathie Lee Gifford attend Angel Artist Anne Neilson, Celebrity TV Host Kathie Lee Gifford and Jewelry Designer ReRe Corcoran Come Together to Support St. Elizabeth Seaton Children's Hospital at Winged Foot Golf Club on September 7, 2016 in Mamaroneck, New York. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
GREENWICH, CT - JUNE 12: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Kathie Lee Gifford poses for a portrait during the 2016 Greenwich International Film Festival on June 12, 2016 in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for GIFF)
GREENWICH, CT - JUNE 10: Win Betteridge, Kathie Lee Gifford and Natalie Bos Betteridge attend Changemaker Cocktail Reception at the 2016 Greenwich International Film Festival - Day 2 on June 10, 2016 at Betteridge in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for GIFF)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 24: TV personality Kathie Lee Gifford attends the 41st Annual Gracie Awards at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on May 24, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Tori Spelling and Kathie Lee Gifford appear on the 'Today' show on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from Rockefeller Plaza in New York -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC News Wire)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05, 2016: Kathie Lee Gifford marches as Honorary Marshal in the Celebrate Israel Parade in the rain on June 5, 2016 in New York City. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are also participating in this year's parade. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 24: Natalie Morales and Kathie Lee Gifford attend the 41st Annual Gracie Awards at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on May 24, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.(Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
NBCUNIVERSAL UPFRONT -- '2016 NBCUniversal Upfront in New York City on Monday, May 16, 2016' -- Pictured: (l-r) Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, 'The Today Show' on NBC -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: Kathie Lee Gifford attends the AOL Build Speaker Series at AOL Studios In New York on April 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: Brian Balthazar and Kathie Lee Gifford attend the AOL Build Speaker Series at AOL Studios In New York on April 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 08: Hoda Kotb (L) and Kathie Lee Gifford attend Variety's Power Of Women: New York 2016 at Cipriani Midtown on April 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/FilmMagic)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford appear on the 'Today' show on Monday, March 14, 2016 from Rockefeller Plaza in New York -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Carson Daly,Tamron Hall, Al Roker, Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Willie Geist, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
NBC NEWS - SPECIALS -- A Toast to 2015! -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 23: Kathie Lee Gifford of the Today Show serves drinks at the New York City Rescue Mission on November 23, 2015 in New York City. The Rescue Mission is serving 1,000 Thanksgiving meals today to those in need. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 20: Kathie Lee Gifford attends the 29th Annual Citymeals-On-Wheels Power Lunch For Women at The Plaza Hotel on November 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) Sam Champion, Robin Roberts, Amy Robach, George Stephanopoulos, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Lara Spencer attend 'Good Morning America's' 40th Anniversary at GMA Studios on November 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: (L-R) Bethany Watson, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb visit 'The Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show' at Z100 Studio on November 5, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20: (L-R) Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb attend Broadcasting and Cable Hall Of Fame Awards 25th Anniversary Gala at The Waldorf Astoria on October 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20: (L-R) Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb and Regis Philbin attend Broadcasting and Cable Hall Of Fame Awards 25th Anniversary Gala at The Waldorf Astoria on October 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford attend day 8 of the 2015 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Uri Schanker/GC Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Kathie Lee Gifford, T.D. Jakes and Hoda Kotb appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured (l-r): Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 07: (L-R) Kathie Lee Gifford, Cassidy Gifford, Kris Jenner and Kylie Jenner attend the premiere of 'The Gallows' at Hollywood High School on July 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 07: Kathie Lee Gifford and Cassidy Gifford arrives at the 'The Gallows' Los Angeles Premiere at Hollywood High School on July 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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