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Barbara Walters Announces 2014 Retirement

Barbara Walters Announces 2014 Retirement

After 53 years, the legendary Barbara Walters has announced that she will be retiring from journalism in 2014.

“I am very happy with my decision and look forward to a wonderful and special year ahead both on The View and with ABC News,” the 83-year-old television journalist said in a statement. “I created The View and am delighted it will last beyond my leaving it.”

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Barbara first began her career in television as an anchor on NBC’s the Today Show in 1961.

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  • Simon

    So no one will be watching her on T.V. And that would differ from the last 7 years, how?

  • Big Deal

    She should have retired years ago.

  • kole

    Awwwwww sad to see her go. A TRUE legend!

  • NYC

    Bye! Never could stand her on The View.

  • waitak

    About time.

  • Sara

    Good riddance

  • Kizbit

    She is such a narcissist! She wants people to shower her with praise for the next year when everyone already thinks she overstayed her welcome!

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