Today on The View, Barbara Walters announced that she will undergo surgery to replace a faulty heart valve later this week. She will use the summer to recover and will “come roaring back” this fall. When Whoopi askedif she is scared, Walters responded, "Nobody wants to have this kind of surgery... I don't think I'm really scared. I'm glad it's going to be over with. It's been on my mind for a long time." Watch Walters make the announcement after the jump.