Ann Coulter responds to reports she dates 'Good Times' actor Jimmie Walker: 'We're great friends'

Are they are aren't they? According to Ann Coulter herself, it's a "no" -- but a gentle one.

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's hilarious and a Republican. Now, that's news!"

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. He described Coulter as "a dreamy, delicious, sweet person" -- which undoubtedly surprised both fans and advocates of Coulter. The hard-right pundit is known for being abrasive and sometimes outright offensive.

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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. (Photo by Jerod Harris/WireImage)
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/FilmMagic)
CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 17: Author Ann Coulter (L) and Actor Jimmie J.J. Walker (R) attend the 8th Annual TV Land Awards held at Sony Studios on April 17, 2010 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/FilmMagic)
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. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
Jimmie Walker and Ann Coulter during 5th Annual TV Land Awards - Arrivals at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, CA, United States. (Photo by J.Sciulli/WireImage)
Jimmie Walker and Ann Coulter during 5th Annual TV Land Awards - Arrivals at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, CA, United States. (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
Jimmie Walker and Ann Coulter during Backstage Creations at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, United States. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage for Backstage Creations)
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