Name: Barbara Walters
Birth Name: 
Barbra Jill Walters
Birth Date: 
September 25, 1931
Birth Place: 
Brookline, MA
Journalist / TV Host
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1340

Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson Fascinates Barbara Walters

Posted Tuesday December 4, 2012 7:00 PM GMT

While some might think TLC breakout star Alana 'Honey Boo Boo'Thompson is anything but fascinating, it looks like Barbara Walters has a different thought in mind.

The 83 year-old journalist has now revealed that the “Toddlers & Tiara” pageant queen will be one of the lucky few to be on featured on her 2012 list of “Most Fascinating People.”


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Barbara Walters Unveils a Few “Fascinating” People

Posted Monday November 19, 2012 3:15 PM GMT

Every year she showcases some of the world’s most intriguing figures and for 2012 Barbara Walters has a new batch of celebrities for her Most Fascinating list.

The “View” co-host shared that she chose men and women who have been “very much in the news” and steered clear of all “criminals.”


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Barbara Walters Talks Lindsay Lohan Cancellation, Jay Leno Gets LiLo Interview

Posted Monday November 12, 2012 4:00 PM GMT

She was supposed to have a no-questions-banned interview with Lindsay Lohan later this month, but Barbara Walters got the shaft from the “Mean Girls” actress’ publicity team.

A bit miffed, Walters told her audience on “The View” today (November 12), "My interview with Lindsay is canceled. She has new PR people, a very well-known group that we do business with all the time."


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Lindsay Lohan: Barbara Walters Interview is Off!

Posted Friday November 9, 2012 2:05 PM GMT

She’s one of the most prolific journalists in the industry, but Barbara Walters has been denied her “20/20” interview with Lindsay Lohan.

According to a report, the “Mean Girls” actress initially agreed to the conversation but has since rescinded her consent after her new publicity team advised against it.


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Lindsay Lohan: Gearing Up for Barbara Walters Interview

Posted Tuesday October 16, 2012 10:05 AM GMT

She’s never been keen on engaging the media, but Lindsay Lohan has agreed to a one-on-one interview with none other than Barbara Walters.

The “I Know Who Killed Me” actress will sit down with “The View” cohost in the coming weeks for a no-holds-barred conversation about all things Lohan.


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Stars Mourn the Death of Nora Ephron

Posted Tuesday July 10, 2012 11:18 AM GMT

As a testament to how beloved she was during her life, the late Nora Ephron had a literal Who’s Who of Tinseltown personalities at her memorial service yesterday (July 9) in New York City.


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2012 Daytime Emmy Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Saturday June 23, 2012 10:18 PM GMT

Always a highlight of the entertainment industry’s calendar, Saturday evening's (June 23) 39th Daytime Emmy Awards paid tribute to the best and brightest to grace the small screen over the past twelve months.


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Barack Obama Sits Down with Barbara Walters on "20/20"

Posted Friday December 23, 2011 4:32 PM GMT

His interview with Barbara Walters airs tonight (December 23) and here are some details from President Barack Obama's sit-down chat for “20/20.”

Joined by wife, Michelle, Mr President explained that although he has achieved a ton in his life, he does still have a few regrets.


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