Barbara Walters Gets the Last Word on ‘SNL’

By Chris Ariens Comment

Gilda Radner, Cheri Oteri, Rachel Dratch and Nasim Pedrad have all played her on “Saturday Night Live.” But last night, Barbara Walters went on “Weekend Update” to show her appreciation for seeing her “groundbreaking career in journalism reduced to a cartoon character with a ridiculous voice.”

Walters, who retires on Friday from ABC News, gave some tips on how she has been able to remain in the business for 50 years. “Tip number four, do not be afraid to ask the tough questions, like, ‘if you’re a tree, what kind of a tree would you be?’ or, ‘your place or mine, Brokaw?'”