“New York is hip to it. The rest of the country didn’t know him the way we do.”

“Who knew he was such a psycho?” Behar asked. “I liked the guy in a way. It was like, ‘Oh, he’s a New York character.’”

However, Behar said she wasn’t completely caught off guard by Trump’s true colors.

“We know the best. We knew him. We get it. Just like Michael Bloomberg said, ‘I know a conman when I see one.’ He’s a conman,” she explained. “New York is hip to it. The rest of the country didn’t know him the way we do.”

“Obviously I never thought that he would be this bad. Never. Because even before he won, I said, ‘If he wins, God forbid, he can’t be really such a maniac.’ He’s much worse.”