THE View’s Joy Behar is apparently the only person on the planet whose lockdown viewing hasn’t included Netflix’s The Tiger King.

The 77-year-old made it awkward during a discussion about Carole Baskin’s Dancing With The Stars debut, on Tuesday, when she suggested Baskin’s missing ex-husband would have been a coup to for the ABC show.

 Carole Baskin's Dancing With The Stars debut was discussed on The View with an awkward faux pas

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Carole Baskin’s Dancing With The Stars debut was discussed on The View with an awkward faux pasCredit: Kelsey McNeal/ABC via Getty Images

It certainly would have been, considering Don Lewis was declared dead in 2002.

“I have no idea what Tiger King is,” Behar said. “What they told me this morning is that she’s under suspicion and the husband is missing.

“So what would have been a really big coup for ABC was to have the husband on Dancing With the Stars. Now that would have been good television. Bring him back!”

Her co-hosts made their frustration at her faux pas clear, as they rolled their eyes at the suggestion.

 Joy Behar put her foot in it when discussing The Tiger King

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Joy Behar put her foot in it when discussing The Tiger KingCredit: ABC
 He co-hosts rolled their eyes at her mistake

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He co-hosts rolled their eyes at her mistakeCredit: ABC

“He’s no longer on the planet, Joy. He’s no longer with us,” Whoopi Goldberg, 64, informed her.

It comes after the family of Don Lewis aired a commercial asking for help finding out what happened to the millionaire, who disappeared in 1997, during Baskin’s DWTS debut.

The ad aired during a commercial break on the Season 29 premiere of the ABC competition show on Monday.

Her arch rival Tiger King’s Joe Exotic, who is in jail for plotting Baskin’s murder, accused Baskin of killing her ex-husband, in the series.

 “He’s no longer on the planet, Joy. He’s no longer with us,” Whoopi Goldberg, 64, informed her

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“He’s no longer on the planet, Joy. He’s no longer with us,” Whoopi Goldberg, 64, informed herCredit: ABC
 Joy suggested Baskin's dead ex-husband would have been a great coup for DWTS

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Joy suggested Baskin’s dead ex-husband would have been a great coup for DWTSCredit: ABC
 She didn't realise Don Lewis was declared dead in 2002

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She didn’t realise Don Lewis was declared dead in 2002Credit: ABC
 Meghan McCain said she wasn't a fan of Carole's dancing

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Meghan McCain said she wasn’t a fan of Carole’s dancingCredit: ABC

The 59-year-old CEO of Big Cat Rescue has vehemently denied her involvement in Don’s disappearance.

Lewis was declared dead in 2002, but his family hasn’t given up hope that he could still be found.

When Lewis’ family aired their ad on Monday, September 14, they offered a $100,000 reward for information about Lewis’ whereabouts.

Behar’s The View co-host Meghan McCain not only knew who Baskin is, but had something to say about her dancing prowess.

 “She’s a terrible dancer,” McCain, 35, said of the animal lover's paso doble, which she predictably danced to Eye of the Tiger on Monday's show

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“She’s a terrible dancer,” McCain, 35, said of the animal lover’s paso doble, which she predictably danced to Eye of the Tiger on Monday’s showCredit: Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images
 The 59-year-old CEO of Big Cat Rescue has vehemently denied her involvement in Don's disappearance

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The 59-year-old CEO of Big Cat Rescue has vehemently denied her involvement in Don’s disappearanceCredit: Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images

“She’s a terrible dancer,” McCain, 35, said of the animal lover’s paso doble, which she predictably danced to Eye of the Tiger on Monday’s show.

“I felt bad about watching it afterward because she is an alleged murderer. I believe she murdered her husband. She talks about putting sardine oil on people and feeding them to tigers on the documentary.”

Carole denied any allegations, and there is no criminal investigation in the 23 year old cold case of the disappearance.

She told 10 Tampa Bay that she has “rebutted every false claim in the mockumentary.”

 Don Lewis disappeared in 1997

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Don Lewis disappeared in 1997Credit: Netflix
 His family hasn't given up hope despite him being declared dead in 2002

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His family hasn’t given up hope despite him being declared dead in 2002Credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
 Joe Exotic has taunted Carole with the claim

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Joe Exotic has taunted Carole with the claimCredit: AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki
 Netflix's Tiger King was lockdown essential viewing

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Netflix’s Tiger King was lockdown essential viewingCredit: Netflix US/AFP via Getty Images
 Joe is in jail for plotting Carole's murder

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Joe is in jail for plotting Carole’s murderCredit: Santa Rosa County Jail via AP
 Don's family aired a commercial asking for information about the disappearance, during Carole's DWTS debut

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Don’s family aired a commercial asking for information about the disappearance, during Carole’s DWTS debutCredit: Justice For Don Lewis
 They offered a reward for information

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They offered a reward for informationCredit: Justice For Don Lewis

Carole, has been married to Howard Baskin since 2004, made her debut on Monday and started losing weight prior to her stint on the competition show.

Sources say the Netflix star is down to 165 pounds since filming Tiger King thanks to a “vegan diet” and exercise “7 days a week.”

The 59-year-old, who dropped 20 lbs, was spotted looking slimmer as she headed to DWTS rehearsals in early September.

Carole Baskin dances to Eye of the Tiger on Dancing With The Stars 2020 premiere

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