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Barbara Walters Has a Vibrator Named Selfie

"IDGAF." - Babs

That youthful glow doesn't maintain itself. (Photo: Getty)

That youthful glow doesn’t maintain itself. (Photo: Getty)

Selfies jumped the shark months ago, probably around the time “selfie” was declared word of the year.

And now, like your crazy aunt who comments “HOW’S YOUR MOTHER?!” under your witty and prescient Oscar night Facebook status, Barbara Walters is getting in on the trend.

Never one to follow the crowd, though, the perpetual trailblazer is getting into the selfie trend by using the word to refer to her own masturbatory habits. 

In a talk about aging on The View, video below, Jenny McCarthy asks if Babs has “more self-confidence and more self-love.”

“Self-love?” Ms. Walters repeats cheekily while practically winking, shimmying and lowering her imaginary feather boa at the audience.

Here is where things get explicit. Out of nowhere, Whoopi Goldberg says, “You start talking about that vibrator of yours again, I can’t handle it.”

“You know what it’s called?” Ms. Walters says. “A selfie!”

This is actually more charming (and interesting) than all the actual selfies we’ve ever seen, combined. Here is a video:

“The name of Barbara’s vibrator is selfie,” Whoopi explains. “Fantastic.”

(h/t Just Jared)

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