Barbara Walters: I'm Not Paying to Interview Pippa Middleton!
Will 2012 be the year Pippa Middleton finally speaks?
The British tabloids are reporting that Barbara Walters and Oprah Winfrey are in the midst of a bidding war to book the 28-year-old party planner for a TV special -- a claim that Walters, 82, denied on The View Monday.
"It's not true," the legendary journalist said. "ABC News does not pay for interviews. I have no idea what Oprah does, but we do not pay. ABC News does not pay. She's not a news program, so maybe they have a different policy."
"To make it clear: Would I like to do the interview? Yes, I think she's a charming, beautiful girl," Walters said. "Will we pay to do the interview? No."