Elisabeth Hasselbeck, the conservative co-host of ABC's daytime talk show The View, supports gay marriage.

In an interview with website Fancast.com released Wednesday, Hasselbeck said people are often surprised she backs gay marriage because of her conservative leanings.

“I am not ultra-ultra-ultra conservative on every issue. I actually support gay marriage,” she said.

“I think the gay marriage thing would definitely surprise people,” she added. “I mean, for some people, it will surprise them to the the point they won't want to hear it. 'No, that can't be, I really want to have this sort of idea of her in my head,' so I sort of rain on their parade there.”

Hasselbeck's support of the institution won't come as a surprise to anyone paying close attention. She's already pivoted on the issue at least once in the past year.

In April, Hasselbeck backed Laura Bush's revelation that she disagreed with her husband on the issue.

In discussing Bush's split on gay marriage with her husband, former President George W. Bush, Hasselbeck told fellow View co-hosts that instead of “just talking about it and hating on it” conservatives should “actually talk to someone who's loved [a member of the same sex] and have the conversation about what can be done.”

“I think there are a lot of, maybe, conservatives out there who are talking about gay marriage and not necessarily with someone who wants to have gay marriage or has been in a gay marriage,” Hasselbeck said on the program.

In 2008, the 33-year-old co-star held a different view on the institution. During a heated discussion on the passing of California's gay marriage ban, Proposition 8, Hasselbeck said she was “happy” that voters had said no to judges that legislate from the bench and agreed with co-star Sherri Shepherd who said she believed marriage should be reserved for heterosexual couples.