Quickvideo: Barbara Walters Announces Surgery
Barbara Walters announced today on The View that she will be having surgery at the end of the week for a heart valve replacement. “I have known of this condition for a while now. And my doctors and I have decided that this is the best time to do the surgery. Since the summer is coming up I can take a nice vacation.” After co-host Whoopi Goldberg asked her if she was scared, she insisted that this is a very common surgery and that she trusts her doctors.