Barbara Walters Hospitalized After Fall at the Obama Inauguration

Television personality takes a tumble at party, is ok

By on January 21st, 2013 04:57 GMT

Barbara Walters suffered a pretty serious fall at a party after the Obama Inauguration, it has emerged. She is believed to have been left with a cut on the forehead but is otherwise ok.

The 83-year-old television veteran was taken to the hospital for a thorough checkup, Monsters And Critics reports.

“Walters, 83, fell Saturday night on a step at the residence of Britain's ambassador to the United States, Peter Westmacott, ABC News spokesman Jeffrey Schneider said to the press. The fall left Walters with a cut on her forehead, he said,” M&C writes.

“Ms. Walters reportedly was alert and was ‘telling everyone what to do, which we all take as a very positive sign,’ he said,” adds the same media outlet.

Further details are pending, so make sure you keep an eye on this space for when they’re out.
Barbara Walters was hospitalized after hitting her head in fall
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