How Barbara Walters got to the top

The New York Post‘s Cindy Adams, from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s annual “Made In New York Awards” on Monday:

Asked her key to success, Lifetime Achievement awardee Barbara Walters replied: “I slept my way to the top,” and some eavesdropping nutcase actually wrote down the line.

Back in May, Walters actually joked about the same thing on ABC’s The View. ““I wish I had [slept my way to the top], because it would have made it much faster,” she said.