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Caitlyn Jenner Named Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating Person of 2015

Mia Lardiere | December 18, 2015 - 10:06 am

Here’s another accolade to add to her growing collection.

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Barbara Walters Presents Her Annual ’10 Most Fascinating People’ List

Kaitlyn Laurie | December 2, 2015 - 4:37 pm

Barbara Walters’ definitive 10 Most Fascinating People of 2015 list is out, meaning Amy Schumer will officially have the chance to claim her rightful seat on the throne (as Queen of the World or something like that) once and for all.

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Hollywood Celebrates David Letterman and Last ‘Late Show’

Mia Lardiere | May 21, 2015 - 10:54 am

It’s been real, Dave.

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Scarlett Johansson Tells Barbara Walters She Doesn’t Know What it Means to be Sexy

Kaitlyn Laurie | December 15, 2014 - 11:39 am

The extraordinarily beautiful Scarlett Johansson made Barbara Walters’ annual 10 Most Fascinating People list, and spoke about not wanting to be thought of as an “object of desire” with the renown journalist during her interview.

Scarlett, who secretly wed Romain Dauriac on October 1st, just had her first child in September. Known as one… More »

Amal Clooney Named Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating Person of 2014

Peggy Truong | December 15, 2014 - 9:04 am

Amal Clooney’s got something her husband doesn’t have: a Most Fascinating Person of the Year title.

Believe it or not, two-time Sexiest Man Alive winner George Clooney has never been included in Barbara Walters’ annual list.

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Karlie Kloss and Barbara Walters Confirm: Taylor Swift is an Angel Who Does the Dishes, is the BFF We All Need

Kaitlyn Laurie | December 10, 2014 - 11:57 am

Taylor Swift’s performances at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show were fierce, and in part an ode to her friendship with model Karlie Kloss.

Taylor, who performed ‘Blank Space’ and ‘Style’ (the latter for the first time live), had met Karlie backstage at the Victoria’s Secret show last year; the duo have been a… More »

Taylor Swift, Oprah & More Stars Made Barbara Walters’ 2014 ’10 Most Fascinating People’ List

Jess Cohen | November 11, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Taylor Swift is having an awesome year. After releasing her 1989 album, breaking records, and announcing a huge tour, Swift has now been named one of Barbara Walters’ “10 Most Fascinating People.”

Who else is on the list? According to Billboard,  Oprah Winfrey, Scarlett Johansson, and more! Get all of the details below! More »

VIDEO: Charlize Theron Got Ugly on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jason Marshall | May 11, 2014 - 10:00 am

Charlize Theron is good at nearly everything and she’s always the most gorgeous person in the room. That was, until she stepped foot onto the stage of Saturday Night Live.

Things haven’t looked this bad for Charlize since her Monster make-under.

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Jessica Simpson, Lupita Nyong’o, and Uzo Aduba Shined at the 100th White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Jason Marshall | May 4, 2014 - 3:45 pm

Allegedly meant to raise money for gifted journalism students, the 100th annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner seemed to be nothing more than a fashion show followed by a lot of elbow bumping between Hollywood and Washington, D.C.

And if that fashion show had an award for best dressed, it’d be a tight race… More »

Check Out These Celebrities’ Embarrassing First Tweets

Robert Kessler | March 20, 2014 - 7:00 pm

In celebration of its own anniversary, Twitter released a tool on Thursday that lets you see anyone’s very first tweet. So, of course, we were curious to see what some of our favorite stars had to say the first time they logged on to Twitter. These are the best ones. … More »

That Time Barbara Walters Embarrassed Elizabeth Vargas on ‘The View’

Kelly Lynch | February 7, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Yesterday, ABC’s Elizabeth Vargas talked about her struggle with alcoholism on The View.

Vargas, who entered rehab for a three-month program in November, tried to explain what she went through, but was dragged down by Barbara Walters.

The New Jersey native started to describe what she went through, and describe keeping… More »

WATCH: Barbara Walters Defends Woody Allen and Gets In Heated Argument With Sherri Shepherd

Andrea Simpson | February 3, 2014 - 8:30 pm

The View co-hosts Barbara Walters and Sherri Shepherd did not see eye to eye when it came to debating the shocking open letter written by the Woody Allen’s adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow.

In a New York Times article published last Saturday, Dylan details years of sexual abuse at the hands of the film director, claims… More »

Miley Cyrus Reveals Reason Behind Liam Hemsworth Split: I Couldn’t “Be Myself” Around Him

Gabrielle Chung | December 16, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Leave it to Barbara Walters to uncover the truth behind Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth’s broken engagement.

As a part of the journalist’s ABC special, Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013, Cyrus finally opens up to the TV icon about her breakup with her The Last Song co-star, revealing exactly why… More »

Katy Perry Reveals New ‘Prism’ Single to ‘Billboard,’ Recalls the Time Barbara Walters “Shaded Me”

Peggy Truong | September 27, 2013 - 3:28 pm

Perhaps the cutest part about Katy Perry’s Billboard cover story is that she conducted the interview while wearing boyfriend John Mayer’s tour merchandise.

But we’ll get to that later.

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Here Are All The Stars That Came Out for Joy Behar’s Last Day on ‘The View’

Robert Kessler | August 9, 2013 - 5:15 pm

To celebrate Joy Behar’s final day on The View Friday, the show’s producers prepared a star-studded event celebrating her 16 years on the show. Seriously, everyone was there. … More »

‘Showbiz Tonight’ And Celebuzz Countdown: The Top 5 Buzzmakers Of The Week

Chad Kennedy | May 18, 2013 - 3:20 pm

How was Justin Bieber involved in a massive heist? Are the reports true that Beyonce is expecting and will her tour continue?

AJ Hammer of Showbiz Tonight counts down the top five buzzmakers of the week.

No. 5: Barbara Walters – The end of an era. After 37 years at ABC, the talk show host… More »

Barbara Walters to Retire in 2014

| May 13, 2013 - 8:28 am

Barbara Walters will officially retire in summer 2014, the legendary television journalist confirmed to ABC News late Sunday evening.

“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. I created The View and am delighted it will last beyond… More »

Barbara Walters Hospitalized After Falling at British Ambassador’s Home in Washington

Peggy Truong | January 20, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Dina Lohan Releases Statement ‘Standing By’ Her Troubled Daughter Lindsay Lohan After New York City Arrest (VIDEO)

Cliff Renfrew | November 29, 2012 - 6:37 pm

Dina Lohan has released a statement defending her troubled daughter Lindsay Lohan following her latest arrest in New York.

The 26-year-old actress landed herself in more hot water after she was arrested for allegedly striking blonde Tiffany Eve Mitchell, 28, at club Avenue in Manhattan’s Chelsea district.

And as she faces mounting… More »

Lindsay Lohan’s Arrest Has Barbara Walters Worried: ‘Where Does It End for This Girl?’

Lauren DiMascio | November 29, 2012 - 3:04 pm

Lindsay Lohan’s latest arrest was the main topic of conversation for the ladies of ABC’s The View on Thursday.

“Good heavens, where does it end with this girl?,” mused Barbara Walters on the show, after admitting she had a soft spot for the troubled actress. “It’s one thing after another. I have very mixed feelings about… More »

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