Barbara Walters was hospitalized following an inaugural party tumble on Sat., Jan. 19, 2013. The 83-year-old television host and news anchor was celebrating the second inauguration of President Barack Obama at an event at the home of an ambassador when she fell on a step, according to FOX News.
Walters was at the Washington, D.C. home of Britain's ambassador to the United States, Peter Westmacott, when the incident took place. Barbara Walters's hospitalization has people concerned, particularly due to her advanced age, but there is no indication that she suffered any serious injuries in her tumble.
Barbara Walters, hospitalized after the fall, received treatment for a cut she sustained on her head. She also received a full examination. The location of the hospital where she was treated has not been released. Neither has her release date from the unnamed hospital. However, ABC News spokesman Jeffrey Schneider did confirm that she was alert after the incident.
President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have appeared on Barbara Walters's daytime television show "The View." See the video at the top of the page for more details.
According to the official website, "The View" will not air on Monday. It is scheduled to resume on Tues., Jan. 22, 2013 with a visit from New Kids on the Block.