28 March 2013 11:08 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Veteran ABC News personality Barbara Walters is poised to retire in May 2014, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Walters, 84, is expected to make the announcement herself. She will say on at The View through next season, according to sources, to usher the show through an impending transition that will mark the exits of Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Her final year as a regular presence on ABC News and The View will be filled with tributes to more than half a century in broadcasting. News of Walters' retirement is not unexpected. She suffered a health setback this year when she

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