Barbara WaltersFamed television journalist Barbara Walters is best known as the 11-year star of the ‘Today’ show, and for being the first female co-anchor of a network evening news program. However, she no longer will relish a salary from the network because she has signed a production deal with A+E Networks’ nonfiction series A&E Investigates, slated for 2022. When the mother of two came out as an alcoholic and joined rehab in hopes of getting her sober life back, her husband had already given up on her.
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Her struggle culminated during a family vacation in 2022 when she realized she needed help. After seeking treatment in Utah and departing prematurely, she eventually relapsed. On November 6, 2022, ABC confirmed a New York Daily News story that Vargas was undergoing treatment for alcoholism. After her second rehab admission, on January 24, 2022, Vargas described herself as an alcoholic. Vargas underwent rehabilitation for alcoholism in 2022 for a third time shortly before she and Marc Cohn divorced.
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If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. “I’m able to own it, and there’s part of me that feels very liberated by just getting it out there. And by sort of, a little bit, closing , being able to turn away and move on.” In April 2022 Vargas revealed her next big venture would be fronting a number of investigative stories for A+E Networks’ nonfiction series A&E Investigates, which is slated for 2022.
- However, she no longer will relish a salary from the network because she has signed a production deal with A+E Networks’ nonfiction series A&E Investigates, slated for 2022.
- After working for a CBS affiliate in Chicago, Vargas moved to NBC News, working on both Dateline and Today starting in 1993.
- Another story she did, based on the book The Da Vinci Code and the role of Mary Magdalene, helped fuel a nationwide religious debate.
Born on 6 September 1962 in Bergenfield, New Jersey, the anchor was named Elizabeth Anne Vargas. On July 20, 2002, Vargas married singer-songwriter Marc Cohn after three years of dating. Vargas also has two stepchildren, Max and Emily, from Cohn’s first marriage. In August 2022, Entertainment Tonight reported that Vargas and Cohn were divorcing after 12 years of marriage. In 1993, Vargas joined NBC News as a correspondent for Now with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric. She later became a correspondent mainly for Dateline NBC, and also served as a substitute anchor for Today and the weekend editions of NBC Nightly News.
1993: Career Beginnings
Vargas was the first national evening news anchor of Puerto Rican and Irish-American heritage and also the third female anchor of a network evening newscast in the U.S. since Connie Chung and Barbara Walters. She is said to be particularly proud of an ABC special report in which she questioned why the Laci Peterson case merited more attention than two other similar cases, one involving a black woman and the other involving a Hispanic woman. Another story she did, based on the book The Da Vinci Code and the role of Mary Magdalene, helped fuel a nationwide religious debate. Vargas stated that for centuries Mary Magdalene has been portrayed as a prostitute by the church despite evidence to the contrary. She went on to question the strictly limited role of women within the church.
The veteran journalist couldn’t manage to save her marriage vows from prospective odds of… She no longer will relish a salary from the network because she has signed a production deal with… The veteran journalist couldn’t manage to save her marriage vows from prospective odds of alcoholism. But one thing she managed to keep up is her net worth of $6 million and a salary of $750,000 from ABC. The New Jersey native gained significant recognition when she joined ABC’s Good Morning America. She also hosted 20/20 and World News Tonight for the network along with the channel’s special news edition.