Baba Wawa Flies High on Book Tour

Author picks up tab for private jet travel
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser Staff
Posted May 6, 2008 10:58 AM CDT
Baba Wawa Flies High on Book Tour
Barbara Walters in 1976.   (AP Photo/Carlos Rene Perez, file)

Barbara Walters is footing the bill so she can travel in style during her 25-city book tour, the Daily News reports. The 78-year-old, who received a $3 million advance for her memoir Audition, will not only pony up for private jet trips, she'll also bring along her hair and makeup artists from The View.

"She's got to be in a city a day," a spokeswoman said. "She can't make the connections flying commercial." (Read more Barbara Walters stories.)

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