Barbara Walters needs heart surgery
She announced the news on The View this morning. She says she needs the surgery to replace a faulty heart valve. She reportedly told no one about the surgery until the show this morning. He co-hosts were shocked to hear the news.
Joy Behar told Barbara she kept the secret well, and Barbara explained that she didn’t want to talk about it until it was time for the surgery. She added that she had known about it for quite some time.
Barbara’s recovery is expected to last 1-3 months.