Barbara Walters Points Fingers in her Chicken Pox Episode THR
Barbara Walters returned to "The View" Monday and pointed fingers about her run-in with chicken pox, which left her in the hospital and forced her to take a six-week medical leave, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The 83-year-old said a "well-known actor" gave her the virus, although she declined to name him.
"It all began in January when I was visiting a friend in Miami," Walters said on the show Monday. "She had as another guest a well-known actor who shall remain nameless. I gave him a New Year's hug and kiss on the cheek. What he didn't know yet was that he was about to develop a bad case of shingles."
As a result of the chicken pox, Walters fainted at the British ambassador's residence and fell, leaving her "bloody and unconscious."
Walters said the chicken pox "came and went weeks ago -- the head injury has taken longer."