Barris said, “I’m not sure Ann Coulter eats solid food. I definitely don’t think she’s dating Jimmie Walker.” After shooting down the idea of any romance, Coulter told me, “We’re great friends.
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.
Walker is also a supporter of Bill Clinton's anti-welfare policies.
In his memoir, he writes that he voted for Ronald Reagan.
The claims were originally made by a source close to Walker, executive producer and developer of Good Times, Norman Lear.
Lear, 94, had said the unlikely pair were an item during a recent interview for Entertainment Weekly with Black-ish creator Kanya Barris. '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.
"I love [Walker]; he's a wonderful guy, but I'll tell you something about him that'll astound you: He dates Ann Coulter," Lear told Black-ish creator Kenya Barris during an interview with Entertainment Weekly on Monday, April 3.