Gifford quickly became America's television sweetheart. In 1996, the human rights group, National labor Committee, reported that child laborers in Honduras were producing Kathie Lee's clothing line for Wal-Mart.
In addition, she's produced her own fitness video, , which was the nation's fourth-highest-rated syndicated talk show, when her contract expired in July 2000.Her reputation had been, in part, built around her image as the woman who had it all: a highly successful career and a devoted family.She had become infamous for her constant references to Frank and their children.In 1997, after 10 years of marriage, Kathie Lee received another horrible blow when tabloid published photographs of her husband with Trans World Airlines flight attendant Suzen Johnson in a New York City hotel room.(The flight attendant was later discovered to have received ,000 from The Globe to seduce Frank.) Kathie Lee suffered through personal trauma and public embarrassment, but remained with her husband.
He and his wife later became proprietors of a resort hotel.