star jones Star Jones recovering from cardiac surgery, Barbara Walters sends best wishesFormer co-host of “The View,” Star Jones, is recovering from heart surgery performed Wednesday, March 17.

Her rep tells People that the surgery was pre-planned and went successfully. “This recent surgery is a follow-up to the thoracic surgery she had 30 years ago.”

When Jones was a teenager she developed a tumor in her chest and underwent a rare procedure to remove it. Jones, who will turn 48 this Wednesday is at home recovering.

]]>Barbara Walters took a moment to mention Jones’ surgery. “We just want her to know we wish her well,” Walters says. “We wish her a speedy recovery, and she is in all our thoughts.” Follow Zap2it on Twitter and Facebook and @cadlymack on Twitter for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news.
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