TV Listings Biography A respected broadcast journalist who spent decades tackling hard-hitting news stories such as AIDS, white supremacy and adoption scams before becoming the no-nonsense moderator of the popular daytime talk show The View, Vieira began her career in the s as a radio announcer. Her combination of good looks and sharp intelligence made her a natural for on-camera work, and she spent the s and early s at CBS, appearing on the network's evening news and morning shows and eventually becoming a correspondent on 60 Minutes. She left the lauded newsmagazine in when she became pregnant with her second child, but she didn't stay out of the spotlight for long. Two years later she jumped to ABC, and after a four-year stint hosting the now-defunct series Turning Point, she lent her journalistic credibility to The View, where she helped keep her outspoken cohosts on topic and under control.
And then it turned into pushing me against the wall, then it went beyond that to actually taking his hand and grabbing my face and saying, 'I could ruin your career if I wanted to and no one would want you. Meredith Vieira opens up about past abuse Courtesy Meredith Despite the warning signs, Vieira chose to stay in the relationship and explained why it was so difficult to leave. A lot of people say, 'Who would stay in that situation? I had a job at the time, and I kept in this relationship," she said.
Share this article Share Trying to return to the agenda on hand, Ms Kotb went on to start the segment about dieting in the New Year but her co-hosts lingered on the recent mishap. Scroll down for video Oops! As the show began rolling again after a commercial break, Ms Vieira dropped her cue cards and let the naughty word slip much to the amusement of co-hosts Hoda Kotb and Al Roker Goofing around: