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The View co-hosts Whoppi Goldberg, Jenny McCarthy, Sherri Shepherd and Barbara Walters appear in a photo taken for the shows 17th season in 2013. - Provided courtesy of ABC/Donna Svennevik
04/16/2014

This ought to make for an interesting round of "Hot Topics."

ABC announced on April 16 that "The View" will reunite all 11 panelists, past and present, during Barbara Walter's grand farewell week. The co-hosts will appear together live during the show's May 15 episode, a day before Walters' makes her final appearance as a regular on the daytime talk show.

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04/07/2014
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Barbara Walters announces the date of her final appearance on The View (May 16, 2014) in an episode of the ABC talk show that aired on April 7, 2014. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Barbara Walters will make her final regular appearance on the ABC show "The View" next month and will also receive a special honor that will be seen by millions of people on a daily basis.

The 84-year-old veteran newswoman and TV personality had said last year that in 2014, she plans to retire from television after more than 50 years. She created the daytime talk panel show "The View" in 1997 and serves as a co-host and executive producer. On Monday's episode, she announced that she will make her last appearance on the show on May 16. She added that she will not yet not end her television career -- she will retain her producing job and also continue to be an ABC News contributor.

12/02/2013
Miley Cyrus appears in the 2013 music video for her song Wrecking Ball. - Provided courtesy of RCA Records

Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lawrence are featured on ABC News' veteran newswoman Barbara Walters of "10 Most Fascinating People" of 2013 list.

The 84-year-old's TV special, "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year," is set to air on Dec. 18 on ABC at 9:30 p.m. ET and will feature interviews with the subjects of her 2013 picks. There, she will reveal who came in at No. 1. This marks her final "Most Fascinating" special, as she is retiring next spring.

05/13/2013
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Barbara Walters appears on ABCs The View on May 13, 2013. She announced that day that she plans to retire from television in the summer of 2014. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Barbara Walters, 83, officially announced her future retirement from television after more than 50 years, speaking on her ABC daytime talk show "The View" on Monday, May 13, following a network announcement and weeks of rumors.

Check out 5 notable quotes Barbara Walters made about her career and retirement from TV on "The View" on Monday.

05/12/2013
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Legendary newscaster Barbara Walters will retire in 2014, ABC News reported on Sunday.

After 37 years with ABC News, Walters will announce on "The View" on Monday her plans to leave TV journalism. She will continue to appear on the daytime talk show and anchor and report for ABC News until her retirement next summer.

04/24/2013

Christina Aguilera appeared at the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in a cut-out, black, Victoria Beckham dress.

She was joined on the red carpet by Lena Dunham, Olivia Munn, Claire Danes, Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, Mia Farrow, Barbara Walters, Marissa Mayer, Ricky Gervais, Bryan Cranston, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Roma Downey and more. Check out photos.

01/28/2013
Barbara Walters appears in an undated photo from her ABC talk show, The View. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Barbara Walters, 83, has chickenpox, Whoopi Goldberg, her co-host on ABC's "The View," revealed on the show on Monday, January 28.

Walters has been hospitalized for more than a week. She was first admitted for a head injury, which she suffered after falling at a pre-inaugural party in Washington, on January 19. Goldberg said on "The View" on Monday that she has been transferred to a hospital in New York.

01/20/2013
Barbara Walters appears in an undated photo from her ABC talk show, The View. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Barbara Walters is recovering after suffering a head injury.

The 83-year-old television personality is recovering after falling on a step and cutting her forehead while visiting the British Ambassador's residence in Washington D.C. on January 19, according to E! Online.

02/22/2012
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Star Jones returned to "The View" on Wednesday, February 22, more than five years after she exited the ABC morning show and had a falling out with head co-host, Barbara Walters.

The two hugged before Jones, 49, walked to the stage and sat down on the middle of the sofa occupied regularly by Walters, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd.

12/15/2011
Khloe, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian all endorsed the a diet supplement and claimed it worked. - Provided courtesy of Facebook.com/pages/The-Kardashian-sisters/335982816382 Barbara Walters has revealed her 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year for 2011 - check out the full list, which includes the likes of Steve Jobs, Simon Cowell and Kim Kardashian and her family.
12/15/2011
Barbara Walters appears with Kim and Kourtney Kardashian for her 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 special. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Barbara Walters revealed her annual list of "10 Most Fascinating People of the Year" in a 90-minute ABC special that aired on Wednesday, December 14.

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died at age 56 in October, was No. 1. The infamous Kardashian family, whose main reality star Kim made headlines on the Halloween holiday with news of her divorce, also made the cut. In case you missed the program, check out the full list of Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating People' of 2011 here.

12/01/2011
Barbara Walters appears with Kim and Kourtney Kardashian for her 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 special. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Barbara Walters released a few names on the list of interviewees for her '10 Most Fascinating People' special set to air later this month and it features one prominent reality television family.

Walters' list includes the stars of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians." Outrage over Kim Kardashian's quick divorce after 72 days of marriage caused a group to launch an online petition to get their franchise yanked from the airwaves.

02/22/2011
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Jessica Hahn during her Feburary 22, 2011 appearance on The View. - Provided courtesy of ABC / Heidi Gutman

Jessica Hahn appeared on "The View" on Tuesday for their week-long "Where Are They Now?" segment and the guest was briefly scolded by Barbara Walters when she tried to compare her scandal with a moment from Walter's life.

Hahn is known for her sex scandal with televangelist Jim Bakker during the 1980s. Hahn claims she was raped during the encounter in 1980, while Bakker claimed it was consensual. Bakker resigned from his position as head of the PTL organization in 1987 after it was revealed that he was paying Hahn money to keep quiet about the encounter.

11/29/2010
Sarah Palin appears in an undated photo posted on her Facebook page on September 4, 2009. - Provided courtesy of facebook.com/sarahpalin

Barbara Walters has included former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, the cast of MTV's raunchy reality show "Jersey Shore", "Golden Girls" actress Betty White and teen pop star Justin Bieber on her list of "10 Most Fascinating People of 2010".

The No. 1. person on the list will be announced on an ABC special that is set to air on December 9 at 10 p.m. ET. U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama was named the Most Fascinating Person of 2009.

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