Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Barbara Walters Flashback to 2013: She Told “I Wasn’t Retiring from Anything” After ABC Tried to Push Her Out


Barbara Walters did not want to let go of “The View” or her career. This was ten years ago, she was 83, which was unheard of for a woman, and one in media.

Read my exclusive from back then right here.

Also, Barbara’s 2013 retirement was short lived, She came back in 2014 with a real get.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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