George Clooney and Julianna Margulies may have had amazing real-life chemistry while working together on ER but apparently, the two have always just been good friends.Margulies starred as nurse Carol Hathaway on the long-running series from 1994 to 200…
George Clooney and Julianna Margulies may have had amazing real-life chemistry while working together on ER but apparently, the two have always just been good friends.
Margulies starred as nurse Carol Hathaway on the long-running series from 1994 to 2000 opposite Clooney's Dr. Doug Ross. But despite fans thinking they may have taken their on-screen romance into real life, the actress assures fans nothing ever happened between the two of them.
Margulies appeared on Dax Shepard's Armchair Expert podcast, where she chatted about her and the famous actor's "mutual crush" during their time on ER, admitting that although she thinks a romance between the two "would have worked," eventually she "would have wanted him to show up."
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"We always joke that thank God nothing ever happened because now we can remain friends for the rest of our lives," she said. "As he used to say, 'You don't s--t where you eat.' What he meant by that was the famous story about Moonlighting with Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd.
"They had sex on the pilot. And then the show got picked up — and then they hated each other.
"Or David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson [on The X-Files]. The same thing happened. And then they hate each other and you're stuck on a show for seven years together. That's agony. Life's too short."
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"You just want to have the crush keep going and going," she continued. "And that's what worked. And also, he's just a super awesome human being, and I love him."
The 54-year-old reflected recently told People she felt safe with Clooney during their time on the show.
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"With George and me, it was so organic. I was just supposed to be a guest star, number 39 on the call sheet. But he treated everyone the same," she told the outlet.
"When you create an environment that people feel safe in, then you do your best work. And George taught me that. I felt so safe with him."
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