Sunny Hostin says she agrees with law that lets jilted spouses sue homewrecker: 'I would do it'

The View closed out the week by tackling the hot topic story about a man who was awarded a $750,000 judgement after he sued the man he says broke up his marriage.

North Carolina’s Robert Kevin Howard sued the man his wife was having an affair with under an “alienation of affection” law and a judge agreed he should collect damages for his suffering.

Co-host Sunny Hostin told the panel that she would do the same thing if she ever found herself in Howard’s situation. “I’m in support of this law. I have no problem with it,” said Hostin. “I think that if someone knows the other person is married and decides to be an interloper then they can get sued. I would do it,” she added.

Howard said he and his wife were “happily married to each other” in court documents, but Joy Behar wasn’t buying it. “The point of the ‘happy marriage’ stuck with me because I don’t believe that people have affairs when they’re happily married,” said Behar. “If you really like your husband then you’re not going to wander around,” she added.

“Well he’s happy now,” joked guest co-host Ana Navarro. “And rich!” she added.

Viewers on Twitter were divided over the lawsuit, but many said they agreed with Hostin:

But others posted that they thought Hostin had it all wrong and that you shouldn’t be able to sue over an affair:

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