Ellen: Julianna Margulies The Good Wife, Golden Globes & Pokemon


Ellen: Julianna Margulies Golden Globes

Julianna Margulies came by Ellen to talk about The Good WifeJulianna said that the Golden Globes is the most fun awards show. But she was disappointed because she was presenting more than halfway through and she wanted to stay sober for that. By the time she could drink, the awards show was almost over. Julianna said later her friends told her she should have been drinking because it would have been a better presentation.

Julianna Margulies came by Ellen today to talk about The Good Wife, her first Golden Globes, and presenting a lifetime achievement award to George Clooney. (Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com)

Julianna Margulies came by Ellen to talk about The Good Wife, her first Golden Globes, and presenting a lifetime achievement award to George Clooney. (Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com)


Ellen TV: Julianna Margulies & Don Cheadle

Julianna said it’s a fun time because everyone is a little bit tipsy. Ellen said some people start drinking before they even get to the awards show. She presented with Don Cheadle and he told her he wouldn’t drink, either. But then when Jane Fonda announced him in his category, she said “Don Cheadle in House of Cards.” But Don Cheadle isn’t in House of Cards, he’s in House of LiesThat mistake made him drink a little bit.

Ellen: Julianna Margulies on George Clooney

Julianna said it was cool to present the lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes to George Clooney because he’s known him for 21 years. “It’s shocking, because I’m only 30,” she joked. Julianna is 48.

Ellen TV: Julianna Margulies First Golden Globes

It was also the 20 year anniversary of their first time at the Golden Globes when they starred in ER together. It was the first time either one of them had been to an awards show. Julianna said she actually brought a secondhand trenchcoat she’d bought in college because she thought it might be chilly.


On the red carpet, she carried it over her arm. Ellen thought it was hilarious that she carried that in all of her pictures. But years later, they found out they weren’t invited to any parties. They didn’t even know there were parties. Instead, they went to a sushi restaurant.

Ellen: Julianna Margulies Skiing

Julianna Margulies recently threw her back out skiing. She took her kids to ski school and while they were doing that, she and her husband and some friends went skiing. Julianna was talked into going on a really difficult course and she tensed up and when she got to the bottom, she realized her back was thrown out.

Ellen TV: Julianna Margulies The Good Wife

Julianna Margulies said this is the sixth season of The Good Wife and she said it seems like people are still crazy about the show and there’s new fans all the time because the show is online. She also said she thought the direction of the show this season with more politics was very exciting.

Ellen: Julianna Margulies’s Son Loves Pokemon

Julianna Margulies said her son loves Pokemon and when she wakes him up in the morning, she tries to wake up him with a Pikachu stuffed animal and doing a high pitched voice. One morning, her son was barely awake and he responded, “Pikachu, one day you will evolve.”

She also said before they left for the Golden Globes, her son told her to look in her coat pocket when she got into the car. In her coat pocket was five Pokemon cards, the five strongest ones.

Ellen TV: Julianna Margulies Salsa Dancing

Her son is also into salsa dancing. Julianna Margulies said her nanny is Peruvian and she’s been taking care of him for a long time. She took him to a Peruvian barbecue where everyone was dancing salsa and so now he wants to learn. Julianna said she’s really been trying to find a kids’ salsa dancing class for him.

Ellen: Julianna Margulies Gift

Ellen surprised Julianna Margulies with a gift. It was a child’s salsa dancing uniform with a sombrero and a Pikachu on the back. Julianna thought it was awesome. The Good Wife airs Sunday nights on CBS.


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