Since the 1970s, Barbara Walters has been breaking TV journalism records. In 1976, she was the first female co-anchor of “ABC World News Tonight.”. She also broke records by receiving an annual salary of $1 million, which was unheard of then.
Later in her career, she worked as an anchor on “20/20” before starting her talk show, “The View.”.
Throughout her career, Walters has won a plethora of awards. Among these distinctions are Daytime Emmy Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards. To say she is a respected journalist is an understatement.
Walters turned 93 in September. On “The View,” Whoopi Goldberg paid tribute to the show’s creator by saying, “To the one and only Barbara Walters, who had a birthday yesterday, we want to say, 27 never looked so good.”. “.
Even though Goldberg only meant to wish Walters a happy birthday, his remarks alarmed Walters’ fans, who were left wondering why they hadn’t heard from or seen him in a while.
Walters’ life is disappearing very quickly. According to insiders, Walters lives alone in her New York City apartment and suffers from severe dementia. She hardly ever gets out of bed, and when she does, she uses a wheelchair.
The insider also revealed that Walters is frequently unaware of what is happening around her and that she only appears alert when the news is on, even though this is not because she is paying attention to the news program. On the other hand, Walters is confused and feels she must report the news story.
The long-awaited retirement of Walters was announced in 2014, and she hasn’t been seen in public since 2016. Before the epidemic in 2020, she frequently hosted guests in her apartment. However, ever since the pandemic, she has remained alone while receiving care from her caregivers.
The source claimed that Walters is “extremely fragile and sleeps for most of the day.”. The source said that Walters “suffers from fatigue and lethargy, as well as anxiety and agitation.”.
There are rumours that Walters’ staff is getting ready for her impending decline in health. The person claimed that Barbara was losing a little bit more strength daily draws closer to and death; her team was rushing to handle things wants them to be addressed.
The insider also claimed that Walters’ dementia prevents her from taking many independent decisions. “Unfortunately, her dementia has gotten worse,” the insider said. She is allowed to make daily decisions by her caregivers, but she usually observes them.
Another source claims that Walters rarely recalls the names of her former friends or notable acquaintances. According to the source, she was “a virtual skeleton.”.