Kathie Lee Gifford has flipped for a hunky co-worker! The “Today” show star was recently spotted strolling arm in arm with a security guard named Michael — and The National ENQUIRER has the inside dish on the hot crush that’s put new bounce in her step! “Kathie Lee says Michael makes her feel safe and warm,” a pal spilled. “She’s relying on him more than ever, especially in the wake of the mail bombs sent to politicians and media outlets recently. Michael escorts her to and from the set. They’ve become constant companions!” Having a rock like Michael to cling to also helps the widow weather the the storms at NBC, where RadarOnline recently reported that producers are considering ousting Kathie Lee as part of a post-Megyn Kelly morning overhaul. Read on for details of Kathie Lee’s new crush, and click here for more news of celebrity widows….