The stunning claim was made by Norman Lear, who knows Walker, 69, from his stint as the executive producer of Good Times. 'The two have been seen together in public in recent years, though Coulter insists they are just friends.
(Photo by Jerod Harris/Wire Image)SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 10: Actor Jimmie Walker (L) and TV Personality Ann Coulter (R) attend the TV Land Icon Awards at The Barker Hanger on April 10, 2016 in Santa Monica, California.
(Photo by Paul Archuleta/Film Magic)CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 17: Author Ann Coulter (L) and Actor Jimmie J. Walker (R) attend the 8th Annual TV Land Awards held at Sony Studios on April 17, 2010 in Culver City, California.
He dates Ann Coulter.” Barris immediately shook his head, looking absolutely bewildered by this revelation: “No…. ” As Lear continued to describe a dinner he’d had with the couple, Barris remained stunned. I definitely don’t think she’s dating Jimmie Walker.” “For some time,” Lear confirmed. While she confirmed the pair was close friends, she said they were nothing more.
“I am as serious as I can be.” He went on to add that Coulter surprised him during their dinner by being a “a dreamy, delicious, sweet person.” Barris, seemingly still skeptical, shook his head again in shock.
Coulter is apparently dating character played by Walker who was seemingly made to be a star. He’s a wonderful guy,” said Lear, reflecting on Walker’s time on the show.
“But I’ll tell you something about him that’ll astound you… “You couldn’t write that.” This is not the first we’ve heard of this coupling, as Coulter previously discussed the rumor on Huff Post Live back in 2013.The hard-right pundit is known for being abrasive and sometimes outright offensive.See photos of (not-dating) Ann Coulter and Jimmie Walker: SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 10: Jimmie 'JJ' Walker and Ann Coulter arrive at the TV Land Icon Awards at The Barker Hanger on April 10, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. According to Ann Coulter herself, it's a "no" -- but a gentle one. "The denial of a romance comes a few days after Norman Lear, who produced "Good Times," revealed he once went on a dinner date with the supposed couple."I love him; he's a wonderful guy, but I'll tell you something about him that'll astound you: He dates Ann Coulter," Lear, 94, told Entertainment Weekly.The controversial conservative has officially responded to rumors that she's in a longtime relationship with Jimmie Walker, who rose to fame in the 1970s playing JJ on "Good Times.""This rumor spreads every now and then, but it's never been true," she told Page Six, adding, "We're great friends. He described Coulter as "a dreamy, delicious, sweet person" -- which undoubtedly surprised both fans and advocates of Coulter.It’s something she would likely wear as a badge of honor.