Diane Sawyer Gives a ‘World News’ Shoutout to Her Youngest Fan

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By Merrill Knox Comment

Diane Sawyer took a minute out of “World News” Monday evening to give a special shoutout to one of her youngest viewers, two-year-old Malena.

“Tonight on this holiday, I’d love the chance to say hello to a friend who says hello to me every night, even though she is only two years old,” Sawyer said at the end of the broadcast. “That is Malena from Illinois — my favorite new star of YouTube. So Malena, hello to you, and goodnight.”

Sawyer found out about Malena after the child’s father Tweeted video of her watching “World News.” Watch: