After falling and hitting her head over inauguration weekend, BARBARA WALTERS is now dealing with CHICKEN POX. Yesterday on "The View", WHOOPI GOLDBERG said, quote, "You all know that she fell and cut her head 10 days ago, and then was running a temperature, but it turns out it is all the result of a delayed childhood. Barbara has the chicken pox. "She'd never had it as a child. So now she's being told to rest. She's not allowed any visitors. And we're telling you, Barbara, no scratching! . . . We love you. We miss you. We just don't want to hug you."
JUSTIN BIEBER'S new album "Believe Acoustic" includes a "bonus song" called "Nothing Like Us", which is about his recent split from SELENA GOMEZ. It suggests that Justin is still in love with Selena, but she was creating some DRAMA. And in a new interview, Justin admits that he's "not in the happiest place" right now.
EXCITING NEWS: KIM KARDASHIAN'S mom KRIS JENNER is getting her own daytime talk show. Finally. We're going to get to see this woman on TV! It's called "Kris", and it'll begin airing this summer . . . at least in big markets including L.A. and New York. This is its "test run," before it inevitably goes national. The show sounds like your typical daytime talk show, with "celebrity interviews, fashion and beauty segments, as well as other lifestyle segments." Naturally, your first question is probably: WHY? The production company says, quote, "Whether offering real advice to her family or sharing personal moments with viewers, Kris is honest, compelling, entertaining, and unscripted . . . all excellent qualities for a daytime talk show host." And in a statement, Kris says, quote, "This is something I have wanted to do all my life, so it's definitely a dream come true! I can't wait for this new adventure to begin."