05/20/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Barbara Walters On Star Jones' Verbal Barbs: "Poor Woman"

Barbara Walters took to the airwaves Monday night to respond to recent comments by booted "View" co-host Star Jones. Walters said that she didn't really want to rehash the Star Jones imbroglio, but that Jones is certainly going through a tough time. She said she wished Jones well.

The former View host was quoted recently by the tabloid US Weekly as saying this of the legendary broadcaster:

It is a sad day when an icon like Barbara Walters, in the sunset of her life, is reduced to publicly branding herself as an adulterer, humiliating an innocent family with accounts of her illicit affair and speaking negatively against me all for the sake of selling a book. It speaks to her true character.

Watch Walters' response to Jones' verbal onslaught: