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    Kris Jenner Partied in a Bikini With Ben Flajnik (and a Sea Lion!) This Summer—See the Pics!

    Kris Jenner, Ben Flajnik, Joe Francis Instagram

    Kris Jenner and Ben Flajnik go way back.

    The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and the former Bachelor, who have been having a field day with all the reports claiming that they're more than friends, were part of a group that partied at Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis' beach-side mansion over the summer.

    The pic was posted after Kris and husband Bruce Jenner had already been living apart for a while but before they had confirmed their separation after 22 years of marriage.

    "Pool day w/ Litibu this weekend @casaaramara w/@realjoefrancis @krisjenner @cicibussey@rondakamihira @benflajnik. Love you guys!" Francis' girlfriend, model Abbey Lauren Wilson, posted a pic to Instagram of the happy bunch—including Kris in a bright-purple string bikini sandwiched between Francis (a longtime friend of the Kardashian family) and Flajnik.

    PHOTOS: Pool-side partying, Hollywyood-style

    The 58-year-old mother of six just joked Tuesday about having "date night" with Flajnik at Nobu, mocking an Us Weekly cover touting their romance.

    "Dear @usweekly, still dating. @lizheinlein @krisjenner#cubbie #callmeforfacts," Flajnik, whose family owns a vineyard in Northern California, added to the Instagram fun as well.

    They looked to be having a ball at Francis' house, where a sea lion also happened to also be splashing around in the infinity pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

    PHOTOS: Kris & Bruce Jenner romance rewind

    Kris Jenner, Ben Flajnik, Joe Francis Instagram

    "Kris is a very, very dear friend of mine. We are not dating, we're just working on a couple of projects together, so that's why we've been seen a lot as of late," Flajnik, 30, told People back in October.

    The members of the sprawling Jenner-Kardashian family who were in L.A. gathered for a Thanksgiving feast last week. Kris shared the mouth-watering menu on Instagram, having told E! News that there was "nothing that makes me happier than waking up Thanksgiving morning, turning on the Macys Day parade or a good Kardashian marathon."

    New episodes of Keeping Up With the Kardashians will return in January, only on E!

    PHOTOS: Celebrity bikini gallery