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."