Name: Barbara Walters
Birth Name: 
Barbra Jill Walters
Birth Date: 
September 25, 1931
Birth Place: 
Brookline, MA
Journalist / TV Host
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 641

Katy Perry Receives Apology from Barbara Walters

Posted Tuesday October 1, 2013 12:38 PM GMT

She’s had quite the roller coaster ride of a life over the past few years, and Katy Perry reconciled with Barbara Walters during her chat on “The View” yesterday (September 30).

Back in 2011, the “Hot N Cold” songstress was named to Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People list, though when it came time to do the interview she showed up well past the scheduled time.


Many Want Key to Michael Bublé's Heart; Barbara Walters Wants Key to Something Else of His

Posted Tuesday September 10, 2013 6:30 PM GMT

She’s anchored the nightly news, interviewed heads of state, and relished her role as a serious journalist. But as she approaches retirement, Barbara Walters has something bigger on her mind: Michael Bublé's privates.


Television's Finest Shine at TCA Awards

Posted Sunday August 4, 2013 12:20 PM GMT

Honoring the best on the small screen, the Television Critics Association held their Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday night (August 3).

There weren't too many surprises, as "Breaking Bad" nabbed Program of the Year, with HBO's "Game of Thrones" earning Outstanding Achievement in Drama.


Barbara Walters: I’m Retiring Summer 2014

Posted Monday May 13, 2013 8:25 AM GMT

It’s been a recurring rumor for quite some time, and finally Barbara Walters has confirmed she’ll be saying goodbye to “The View” next summer.

The legendary journalist made the big announcement last night (May 12), noting that she’ll still serve as an executive producer following her departure.


"The Hollywood Reporter" Names 35 Most Powerful People in Media

Posted Wednesday April 10, 2013 8:00 PM GMT

For the third year in a row, The Hollywood Reporter released its list of the 35 Most Powerful People in Media.

The list encompasses "a mix of the A-list movers and shakers who control what we consume — an influence that extends to entertainment and much, much more."


Barbara Walters: "I Have No Announcement to Make"

Posted Monday April 1, 2013 6:44 PM GMT

After a couple of major media outlets reported that Barbara Walters would be retiring in May 2014, Babs herself addressed the news on "The View" on Monday (April 1).


Barbara Walters Reportedly Slated to Announce Retirement

Posted Thursday March 28, 2013 3:35 PM GMT

She's been in the broadcasting spotlight for almost half a century, and now sources claimed today (March 28) that Barbara Walters will be retiring in May 2014.

The ABC News vet will continue as "The View" co-host through the next season as the show reportedly says farewell to Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck.


Barbara Walters Returns to "The View" on Monday

Posted Tuesday February 26, 2013 9:50 PM GMT

After being MIA since her hospitalization during the presidential inauguration, Barbara Walters is ready to return to her seat on "The View."

On Tuesday morning, the 83-year-old journalist phoned into the show to announce that she would be back on Monday. Speaking with the whole crew, including her substitute, Brooke Shields, she shared, "I really miss you."