Barbara Walters to Retire Next Year

The twilight of Barbara Walters’ career is finally upon us. According to fellow Mediabistro site TVNewser, Walters is retiring in May of 2014.

This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, after all, Walters is 83 years old. But she has occupied the TV landscape for so long — she got her start in 1961 — it will be surely odd to not have her around anymore. Well, she’s still be around. Just because she’s ending her career doesn’t mean— well, we’re going to stop right there. No need to jinx anything.

For more on this story, head over to TVNewser.