Interview Queen Has Chicken Pox

By Betsy Rothstein Comment

ABC “The View’s” Barbara Walters has chicken pox?

The most famous interviewer in the U.S. outside of maybe Oprah just can’t cut a break these days. The news on comes just a week after the 83-year-old famed journalist stumbled and cut her head at the British Ambassador’s home during Inauguration weekend.

Co-host Whoopi Goldberg gave an update on today’s program:  “We want to give you an update on Barbara. You all know that she fell and cut her head 10 days ago, and then was running a temperature, but it turns out it is all the result of a delayed childhood. Barbara has the chicken pox. She’d never had it as a child.  So now she’s been told to rest, she’s not allowed any visitors. and we’re telling you, Barbara, no scratching,”