HomeTVABCREPORT: Barbara Walters Set to Announce 2014 Retirement Today on The View Jillian Bowe May 13, 2013 ABC, News, Talk Shows, The View 7 Comments Today is the day Barbara Walters will reportedly announce her retirement. According to ABC News, the groundbreaking television journalist will reveal plans to hang up the microphone in 2014, today on The View. Said Walters: “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,” she said. “I created ‘The View’ and am delighted it will last beyond my leaving it.” 7 Responses stephanieleo May 13, 2013 I see the Tribute to Barbara and all her Interviews but I feel it more to it like health reason that’s why she retiring I could be wrong one door close another one open Log in to Reply soapbabie May 13, 2013 Does ANYONE EVEN CARE? :o) Log in to Reply harlee490 May 13, 2013 Why yes she’s a pioneer for woman in journalism. Log in to Reply angrierblackerman May 13, 2013 This time, I hope they chain her sarcophagus tightly so she doesn’t come back! It’s past time this mummy-shrew was interred! Log in to Reply liason4real May 13, 2013 First Regis and now Babs is retiring. We all know the Mouse House is …frugal. Log in to Reply Yoryla May 14, 2013 Happy retirement to Barbara! I like her Log in to Reply ktuc May 14, 2013 Thank goodness the old hag will be gone although another year of her is far too much for me! Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.