Walker holds extremely conservative political views and once famously proclaimed that he didn't vote for Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election and wouldn't be voting for him in the 2012 election, either.Coulter, of course, was a fierce critic of President Obama throughout his two terms as president, so it would seem that their political views more or less align with one another.(Photo by Michael Kovac/Film Magic)CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 17: Author Ann Coulter (L) and actor Jimmie Walker attend the 8th Annual TV Land Awards at Sony Studios on April 17, 2010 in Culver City, California.
Barris, 42, had been picking Lear's brain about his experiences in television when the conversation veered toward the 'phenomenon' that was Walker's character, J. Though the couple may seem an odd pairing at first glance, a closer look at their political views shows that it may not be so far-fetched after all.
J., on Good Times, which aired on CBS.'I knew that the role could make him a star,' Lear said of Walker's character, who was known for his signature exclamation - 'Dy-no-mite! Then he dropped the real bombshell.'I love him; he's a wonderful guy, but I'll tell you something about him that'll astound you: He dates Ann Coulter.'Barris at first was incredulous about the claims, yet Lear insisted this was the truth.'No,' a shocked Barris answered. ''I've sat with [them] for an entire evening,' Lear said, alleging that Walker and Coulter have been together 'for some time.'Lear said that he and his wife had sat down for dinner with Walker and Coulter, recently. Walker, a self-described 'realist independent,' told Bill O'Reilly of Fox News in 2012 that he did not vote for Barack Obama in either the 2008 or the 2012 election.
Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter has shot down rumors that she is dating Good Times actor Jimmie Walker.
The political commentator responded to Dailymail.com's story about the allegations in a tweet on Wednesday saying the two are just the 'best of friends.' 'Best of friends, love him, no romance,' the 55-year-old tweeted.
The cliche rang true in a recent interview with Norman Lear where he revealed two unlikely people may be dating each other.