TV icon Barbara Walters’ anticipated retirement announcement on Monday never happened. Instead, the 83-year-old told “The View” audience that at least for now, she’s here to stay.
According to Barbara Walters, Elisabeth Hasselbeck is staying right where she is on “The View,” squashing rumors Hasselbeck was being let go from the long-running daytime talk show.
"There is a particularly false story getting picked up about Elisabeth's alleged departure, saying that we don't approve of her conservative views," Walters said. "The truth is, we love Elisabeth. I like her personally and she's just a wonderful person. But beyond that we value and appreciate her point of view. It's important to us because Elisabeth helps give this show perspective and balance."
Walters called in on Tuesday’s show to say she will be back next Monday. The newswoman laughed, “They wanted to me to have rest, I have had enough rest… it's time for me to come back!”
Joy told Calloway, “She sounds like her same old self to us.” Shepherd added, “For Barbara to be still for this amount of time, not doing anything, that's torture.”
“The View” co-host Barbara Walters has more than just a bump on the head.
The 83-year-old newswoman, still recovering in a Washington D.C. hospital from a fall suffered during Inauguration weekend, has contracted chicken pox for the first time.
Whoopi continued, "Barbara has the chicken pox. She'd never had it as a child. So now she's been told to rest, she's not allowed any visitors, and we're telling you, Barbara, no scratching!” Whoopi added, "We love you. We miss you. We just don't want to hug you."
“The View” host Barbara Walters is recovering at a hospital in Washington, D.C. after taking a spill.
The 83-year-old TV veteran fell and cut her forehead while visiting the British Ambassador's residence Saturday night.
Singer Mariah Carey has increased security in the wake of her “American Idol” feud with Nicki Minaj. The “Obsessed” songstress revealed to Barbara Walters in an interview with ABC News that she was concerned about her safety after Nicki allegedly made comments about a gun.As auditions for the new “American Idol” season got underway in October, there was tension between the two women. One tiff was caught on camera (watch below), and Mariah has publicly claimed that after the row several people heard the "Pink Friday" singer say, "If I had a gun, I would shoot that bitch."
“Extra’s” AJ Calloway sat down with Barbara Walters in NYC to discuss her "Most Fascinating People of 2012" and the reasons why “Fifty Shades of Grey” author, E.L. James, made the list.Walters divulged, “Forget the handcuffs, forget the whips, it’s a love story, but you know what, the whips and handcuffs, they're a very small part of this book. It also raises the question about whether or not women like to be submissive.
"The View" co-host Barbra Walters picked "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James as one of her "Most Fascinating People of 2012."
Here's a first look at their interview, including why James thinks female readers "like the idea of someone controlling them."
Walters' 90-minute special will air on Wednesday, December 12, at 9:30PM ET/6:30PM PT on ABC.