'Good Times' Star Jimmie Walker Supports Trump, Defends Bill Maher

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Esther Rolle as Florida Evans and Jimmie Walker as James "J.J." Evans, Jr. on 'Good Times'

The actor considers himself "a logical Independent" and is with the president for "probably 90 percent of the things he does."

Good Times star Jimmie Walker is a fan of President Donald Trump and told Fox News the PC culture needs to cool it. 

Known best for his "Dynomite!" catchphrase on the 1970s sitcom, the actor and comedian, who is now working on an upcoming episode of ABC's Battle of the Network Stars, said people are too sensitive these days. 

"I think … anything that anybody says really is scrutinized," he told Fox News. "It's nothing personal! Everybody takes everything so hard! I think that's really what the problem is."

The actor considers himself "a logical Independent" and is with the president for "probably 90 percent of the things he does." 

"That means I'm not against Trump, but he makes mistakes, too," Walker added. 

During the same Fox News interview, Walker defended fellow comic Bill Maher, who came under fire in June when he flippantly used the N word on his HBO show. Maher apologized for his remark shortly thereafter. 

"It was a joke!" Walker said. "Come on, people! I love Bill Maher … even though Bill Maher has not put me on his show in about 10 years … Bill Maher is not a racist … calm down."

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