Barbara Walters to have heart valve surgery
HollywoodNews.com: Barbara Walters is currently one of the staple members on the hit talk show “The View” where they discuss hot trending topics together. She has been the face of the news for some time now and has grown a respected following throughout the years. Now Barbara is going to be taking some time off from hosting and reporting to take care of her personal health.
She announced on “The View” this morning that she’s going to be undergoing surgery to replace a faulty heart valve, reports ABC News. She stated, “You know how I always say to you how healthy I am. … I’ve never missed a day’s work. Later this week, I’m going to have surgery to replace one faulty heart valve. Lots of people have done this and I have known about this condition for a while now.”
She is planning on doing the majority of the recovery this summer, which will take at least a month.
BARBARA WALTERS ON “THE VIEW”