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Wait, What? Dina Lohan Calls Boyfriend of 5 Years Jesse Nadler Her ‘Friend’

Friendzoned? Dina Lohan revealed that she considers Jesse Nadler — her boyfriend of five years (whom she has yet to meet) — a close pal.

“He’s my friend. We’re, like, really good friends,” Lohan, 56, said on the Thursday, March 7, episode of The Wendy Williams Show. “He is an amazing guy and we’re good friends and we met on Facebook.”

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Wait, What? Dina Lohan Calls Boyfriend of 5 Years Jesse Nadler Her ‘Friend’
Dina Lohan on ‘The Wendy Williams Show.’ Courtesy of The Wendy Williams Show

The businesswoman, who opened up about her relationship in February while competing on Celebrity Big Brother, added that she is “not really a big dater” and is “guarded.” But she told Williams, 54, that she has every intention of meeting her beau and that “maybe” the TV host “can come to the wedding.”

However, a source close to Lohan exclusively reveals to Us Weekly that she and Nadler “were never dating” and they are on a friendly basis: “This was an online ‘relationship’ that was sensationalized by Dina’s comments on Celebrity Big Brother.”

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During her time on the CBS show, Lohan told fellow houseguest Kandi Burruss all about her steamy romance. “I can’t wait to tell you about this guy. I’ve been talking to him for five years. Like, every day. A lot. I feel like I know him,” she said at the time. “It’s personal. I swear to you, he’s real. I swear, it’s crazy. But I’m going to marry him. It’s really, really true. I talk to his mom.”

Catfish host Nev Schulman then got involved and claimed to have found Nadler’s whereabouts, tweeting, “found ’s boyfriend…but his story is way bigger than I could have ever imagined.”

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