Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign slams Facebook after thousands of ads blocked by platform's pre-election blackout Mnuchin says he learned of Pelosi's letter to him about stimulus talks 'in the press' Harris to travel to Texas Friday after polls show tie between Trump, Biden MORE was "shocked" to hear that he has said "terrible" things about women, Rudy Giuliani said Sunday, responding to leaked audio of lewd comments the Republican presidential nominee made in 2005. 

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"I think when he heard them, he was shocked. I'm not going to say that he didn't remember them, but they probably weren't at the top of his mind," Giuliani, a Trump adviser and former New York City mayor, said on NBC's "Meet the Press." 

"And when he was confronted with it, he was pretty darn shocked that he had said such terrible things, and he feels terrible about it." 

"He feels terrible for his family and how embarrassing it is for them. He feels terrible from his own point of view. But he also realizes he has a responsibility. And I think the last 14 months have driven that into him." 

In a video published Friday by The Washington Post, Trump bragged about trying to have sex with married women and said that, as a celebrity, women let him "do anything."   

Trump's comments were caught on a hot microphone before an appearance on "Access Hollywood" in 2005.

"You know I'm automatically attracted to beautiful — I just start kissing them. It's like a magnet. Just kiss. I don't even wait. And when you're a star, they let you do it. You can do anything," he said in the audio.
 
"Grab them by the p---y."

Trump later apologized for the remarks, saying he will be a "better man."