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After being absent from The View due to chicken pox and a concussion, Barbara Walters is ready to return to the show.
Walters called into the show Tuesday morning and told her co-hosts that she would be returning on Monday, March 4, according to ABC News.
"Like it or not, I'm coming back on the show again," Walters said. "No more chicken pox. ... I haven't been contagious for a while, but they wanted me to have rest, and I've had enough rest and I'm ready to come back."
Walters, 83, was first absent from the show after taking a fall during inauguration weekend in late January. Walters said she fell and cut her head, which caused her to be hospitalized. She was then diagnosed with chicken pox, delaying her return to the show.
"What happened was that I had a temperature and had chicken pox and didn't know it, so when i was in Washington for the inauguration weekend, I fainted at the British Embassy, Walters said, according to the Los Angeles Times. “If you're going to faint, it's a very elegant place to faint."