After 53 Years of Journalism, She Will Announce Her Retirement Later Today
#TaniaOnTheScene - Longtime ABC News personality Barbara Walters will retire from TV journalism in 2014, ABC reported late Sunday, closing a chapter on one of the most storied careers in broadcast journalism history.
She is expected to make the announcement tody on “The View,” a daytime talker she created in 1997.
Walters, 83, will remain executive producer of that show.
“I am very happy with my decision and look forward to a wonderful and special year ahead both on ‘The View’ and with ABC News,” she said.
“I created ‘The View’ and am delighted it will last beyond my leaving it.”
Rumors of Walters’ retirement surfaced in March. But she soon squashed them, saying on “The View” that “if and when I might have an announcement to make, I will do it on this program.”
#TaniaOnTheScene- In case you missed Michelle Obama’s #DNC speech last night, here it is, in full.
First Lady Michelle Obama’s moving remarks, as prepared for delivery and released by the Obama campaign, to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012.
“If farmers and blacksmiths could win independence from an empire…if immigrants could leave behind everything they knew for a better life on our shores…if women could be dragged to jail for seeking the vote…if a generation could defeat a depression, and define greatness for all time…if a young preacher could lift us to the mountaintop with his righteous dream…and if proud Americans can be who they are and boldly stand at the altar with who they love…then surely, surely we can give everyone in this country a fair chance at that great American Dream.”
Not only does Jay-Z believe President Barack Obama’s recent endorsement of gay marriage was “the right thing to do,” the 42-year-old rapper also says “You choose to love whoever you love … It’s no different than discriminating against blacks. It’s discrimination, plain and simple.”
TaniaOnTheScene.com’s real inspiration in this article is Michelle Obama. Yes, Beyoncé looks amazing and she bounced back VERY quickly after having her baby just over two months ago. But, um, well, it just brings up the question: Did she have a surrogate? #TaniaSuggests you check out the pics below and judge for yourself.
The 30-year-old singer looked stunning in a figure-hugging navy blue Victoria Beckham dress last night as she stepped out in Manhattan to attend a fundraising event hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama.
Her stomach looked unnaturally flat for a woman who just gave birth, but Beyoncéhasn’t lost her curves.
TaniaOnTheScene.com || #TaniaSuggests you check out the elegantly dressed First Lady. She never disappoints with her attire.
First lady Michelle Obama wore a teal off-the-shoulder dress paired with a large, multi-strand necklace to the state dinner honoring British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday night.
The gown was Marchesa, a label co-founded by British-born, New York-based designer Georgina Chapman, who attended the White House dinner with her husband, Harvey Weinstein. Obama’s jewelry was designed by Tom Binns, a White House aide said.
Also dressed in blue, Samantha Cameron wore a three-quarter sleeve patterned dress with a belt. Both the prime minister and the president wore tuxes.
According to a pool report, President Obama turned to the first lady as the Camerons arrived and quipped,”They look better than us.”
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