Women of 'The View' -- Then & Now

That being said, she added the women all "adore each other."

Every single morning, Sunny Hostin finds herself smack dab in the middle of one of daytime TV's most heated panels on "The View." Surrounded by Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Abby Huntsman and Meghan McCain, it often gets confrontational as the women debate politics on a daily basis -- and Jimmy Kimmel wanted to know just how bad it gets on and off set.

Appearing on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Tuesday night, Hostin was given a grilling on what the day-to-day is like on the show, especially when it comes to some of her other cohosts.

"So you sit on 'The View' in between Joy and Meghan. Are you ever worried you might get stabbed or something like that?" asked Kimmel. "Often, or that I may do the stabbing," she responded.

When asked if it's "fun" to fight "every single day," Sunny said that's kind of what they signed up for. "You know what it is, Jimmy, you don't hire five passionate, smart, aggressive women and not get what you get," she replied. "We adore each other but there are many days where we dislike each other. We are passionate about our positions and you see it every single day."

"Do you really adore each other?" pressed Kimmel, asking what everyone was thinking. "We do, some days. but there are days ..." she added, trailing off.

Again reading every viewers' mind, he asked, "Who do you adore the least?"

"It actually depends on the day," said a very diplomatic Hostin. "There hasn't been a cohost that I have not argued with on set and off set. The only person I actually feel a little guilty about arguing with is Abby because she's so sweet, we all do feel a little guilty."

Kimmel was shocked to hear she'd argued with Whoopi, noting that Goldberg seems "laid back" in comparison. Cue Sunny: "No, she's not!"

Meghan recently talked about some of her on-air spats with Behar while appearing on "Watch What Happens Live," where she echoed some of Sunny's comments. "Joy and I are pretty good. We can both let it roll off pretty quick because I think she gets that we're good sparring partners," she said at the time.

She added that the studio audience on the ABC show can be "extremely combative" sometimes, saying "the booing and the heckling is a lot every day. I'm paid -- you're at 'The View' -- and I'm paid to give a different view. And so I would like us all, when people come, to roll it back because again, I'm just trying to do a very complicated job."

"The View" airs weekdays on ABC.

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