Jennifer Beals Shows Off Her Odd Musical Talent


Well, my show wasn’t on when
you did Flashdance or I would have had you on. We could have danced together. Yes, we could have
danced together. That’s exactly how I dance,
like you danced in Flashdance. I usually have someone
pouring water on me and I have my knees really high. But this is the first time
you’ve ever been on the show. I know! Thank you for having me. Now, have you watched that? Do you ever go back
and watch that? No. The last time I watched it was
for an event with the American Cinematheque. And I was shocked by
how sexual it was. I was blushing. Really? Yeah. You didn’t remember
it being sexual? Not really. It’s so funny. It’s a weird thing. Yeah. Well, it was sexual. Yeah, really sexual. That’s why it did so well. The lobster alone. Yeah. But you look great. You look fantastic. Thank you. Do you dance really still? No, I really love
open water swimming. And there was a summer
where I was fanatically having to swim across every
lake that I could find. My husband and I were
on a cross-Canada trip and I was compulsive about
swimming across lakes. I feel really sorry
for him right now. Just even saying that, that
sounds so awful for him. But it was really great for me. Why, do you make
him swim with you? No, no, no, no. Usually, if it was a
really long distance swim, like over two miles,
he would be in a kayak and trail a kayak for me. Sure. Somebody has to be next to you. Somebody told me that this
is something you play. Is that an instrument? I don’t know what that is,
but they sat that there. Well, it’s my walk of
musical shame, basically. I come from a
family of musicians, and I can’t play an instrument. So somebody gave me– this is a nose flute. Do you want to try it? No, no. Yes, you do. I have one in my pocket. No, I really don’t. Do you want me to
play it for you? Sure. So this is my favorite song. [NOSE FLUTE PLAYING] [APPLAUSE] Wow. I know. Wow. It’s really sad. It’s really sad. That’s the extent of my
musical career pretty much. Yeah. You could stop it. You don’t have to do that. (LAUGHING) I know. After this foray,
I think I might. It’s OK. Not everybody has
to play anything. You don’t need to go,
but I can do this. No. Exactly. I can be in the audience
and just go, go! Exactly. Yay, you. You can go, pick that banjo. Whatever. All right, let’s talk
about The L Word. Because it was on the air, then
it was off for 10 years, right? Yes. And then you’re an
executive producer? That’s correct. OK, so whose idea was
it to bring it back? Well, Kate Moennig and
Leisha Hailey and I all expected something to
replace the show right away. It was very successful. But nothing really replaced it. Pose and those shows came
considerably after The L Word. Orange Is the New Black
occupied some of that space. But there was no
lesbian-centric show. And we became aware
that, on social media, there were all
these conversations after the show went off the
air still about The L Word. And we realized how
the conversation about gender identity
and sexual orientation was completely changing. You know, when you’re
having to rethink pronouns, that there’s a huge shift in the
culture and the consciousness. And we thought, wouldn’t
it be fantastic to bring the show on now and have
those conversations? Yeah, it’s fantastic. And good for Showtime
for bringing it back. Yes, absolutely. That’s fantastic. [APPLAUSE] It’s called The L Word– Generation Q, December
8, at 10:00 on Showtime. That’s right. We’ll be right back.

100 Replies to “Jennifer Beals Shows Off Her Odd Musical Talent”

  1. Atogembasia Cecilia says:

    Cute.

  2. osheen jain says:

    she is blending in with that chair!

  3. Pina Switzer says:

    💕💕💕💕💕💕💕

  4. Cire TLC says:

    Earlyyyyyy

  5. as1m0 says:

    who is here before this go viral?

  6. VLTZ R0BB13 says:

    Noice

  7. Caitlyn Hoskins says:

    I love Ellen ❤️❤️❤️

  8. JOOD ALZEDJALI says:

    wow love you ELLEN

  9. Lyka Villegas says:

    Hi Ellen❤️from Philippines

  10. monica warren says:

    With all her wonderful obvious talents we can let her slide on what ever song that was😄🎉

  11. cristiano Ronaldo says:

    Happy & Merry Christmas everybody 💖

  12. dagaalamayaasha somali fighters says:

    anyone whose open new chanel youtube let's subscribe each others

  13. Ipshita says:

    So excited for Generation q! I swear Jennifer has stopped aging. In the trailers Bette looks as gorgeous as before if not more.

  14. Roy Upendo says:

    "Well it's my walk of musical shame"😍😍loved the sound though

  15. Ruda Abubaker says:

    What a nice dress

  16. Sheriff beko says:

    Wow Ellen i love this suit today my favourite colour😍😍😍

  17. Vee Macks says:

    If you told someone who didn't know her that she's in her late twenties I can imagine them believing that.

  18. Annabelle du Toit YT says:

    Me

  19. Annabelle du Toit YT says:

    Hi pls can this get on the top

  20. Taylor McNutt says:

    i thought it was showcase haha

  21. Olivier Gahungu says:

    Jennifer Beals is so beautiful

  22. Alex DeLeon says:

    Yes. I love her!!!

  23. Gina Romantica says:

    The dance ending of Flashdance was made by another woman….. not Jennifer Beals.

  24. yousra saeed says:

    I love the Ellen show😍❤

  25. Yenna Salazar says:

    😍😍😍😍

  26. RealityShift says:

    Bet she pays the beals with this skill

  27. sooom salem says:

    Love you Ellen…😍😍😍😍 you are so awesome

  28. Adekunle Abass Akin says:

    Cool
    Nice voice

  29. Aida Deimos says:

    She looks stunning as ever 😘

  30. Yahaira Delgado says:

    I loved her in The L word. Can’t wait for the new season.

  31. Jay says:

    Jennifer Beals is really beautiful. I know you already knew that, I just wanted to say it.

  32. xenafan15 says:

    The L word made my teen years, so excited to see it coming back!

  33. alix ali says:

    Beautiful guest u have Ellen.i love u Ellen so much

  34. O. B. says:

    55. Holy Macaroni.

  35. Ang says:

    I loved the l word!! As an straight woman I’m was so happy people got to see that there are characters that represented them on tv back then! I remember one of my best friends came out thanks to the show! She’s so happy now!

  36. ser baitiali says:

    Put the flag the country you are from
    Am from 🇸🇷🇸🇷 ❤
    Lots of love two the world

  37. Sistah Brutha says:

    I ABSOLUTELY LOVE JENNIFER BEALS GAAAAH🥰🥰🥰🤤🤤

  38. H83AL says:

    Still hot…unfff!

  39. Electric Playz says:

    I thought Ligma stands for L word

  40. D. Roberts says:

    Cool

  41. Ana Farias says:

    Still gorgeous!

  42. Budcat101 says:

    she looks and sounds young at heart!

  43. Daisy Correa says:

    Husband? Ahhh Come on 👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻

  44. giselle joseph says:

    Omg hilarious

  45. April Willis says:

    When I was young I wasn’t allowed to watch flashdance!

  46. Marisol Rdgz says:

    I love her!!! ❤

  47. CAM CIMA says:

    too short.

  48. loveforeignaccents says:

    What an absolute beauty!!

  49. jj Venegas says:

    She looks amazing!😘

  50. Christine Bustillo says:

    Jennifer Beals my Queen!😍she's so beautiful

  51. Nick Gagnon says:

    Shes more beautiful now than in the 80s.

  52. Alayzha Toston says:

    Ellen has got great 👍 was your first time in life love 💕 was one ☝️ is one ☝️ love ❤️ you your trip Bbgihv has been our

  53. Mayara Daquino says:

    Ellen is rude.

  54. Sandi W says:

    Ahahaha! I love your look Ellen during the talented playing of the nose flute 🤣

  55. Arjest Kharbuki says:

    👍❤❤👍

  56. Sonja Dawn says:

    Leisha Hayley checked me out walking on an NY street recently, it was cool!

  57. Andrew Smith says:

    I saw the green dot with The Christmas Tree

  58. Andrew Smith says:

    Christmas Tree

  59. Jocelyne Baron says:

    Millions of women and men are in love with Jennifer Beals ❤️❤️. Her husband's lucky 🙂.

  60. peru86tatu says:

    Español porfavor!

  61. Sergio Saunier says:

    Jennifer Beals will be 56 in two weeks. Just think about that for a moment.

  62. Johanna Kline says:

    She is beautiful! Wow!

  63. Divya says:

    Jennifer Beals on Ellen Finally ♥️

  64. Tony Hình says:

    Love her as Bette in The L Word, I waiting for The L Word Generation Q

  65. 12nunchaku says:

    I had a flute like that!! Loved it hahaha

  66. Chusanang Trisateinpong says:

    I love you JB. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  67. Pilipinas inang bayan says:

    I LOVE JB WITH ALL MY HEART 😍😍😍

  68. Island Rose says:

    Wow Jennifer Beals look absolutely gorgeous!!

  69. Bianca Vance says:

    JENNIFER is an executive producer , I love herrrrrr 💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕I’m sooooready for Generation Q 🤗

  70. Joy Boy says:

    Yeaaaaaaaaah……yuhuuuuuu…..Ow…..wOw…..haPPY! to watch…! you guys!

  71. kixalea 1 says:

    Finally Jennifer Beals, I hope Ellen bring the entire cast!

  72. Coco21212 says:

    Finally Jennifer Beals is on Ellen, all is as it should be !

  73. SPROCKchic90 says:

    Jennifer Beals is an incredibly gifted actress, smart, humble and so gorgeous I can‘t even…😍 TLW meant so much and now she‘s Bette Porter again ❤️

  74. Vera says:

    Jennifer. What happened to you ?

  75. SoulFullOfMusic81 says:

    She is so beautiful and poised <3

  76. Unknown Lez says:

    Waited yearssss for this duo 🙌🏾 FINALLY!

  77. Larissa Cury says:

    Ela não mudou nada!!

  78. Mia xo says:

    Jennifer is so gorgeous 😍😍

  79. Happy Sabachi says:

    I hope Kate would guest too 💙

  80. Isabella Vanossi says:

    Jennifer Beals is such a smart, intelligent and gorgeous woman !! Let's see what brings on this new L Word generation Q…

  81. Maureen_nyc says:

    I’m so excited for the L word gen Q omfg

  82. Viviam Santos says:

    Traduz português ou Espanhol

  83. breathe in positivity says:

    Yess so excited. Can't wait

  84. Melisa V says:

    Jennifer Beals…ageless.

  85. Nigel Sinclair says:

    Had a major crush on Jennifer since 87 she’s still gorgeous xx

  86. Kilo G says:

    She is so bomb. Effortless and beautiful af.

  87. Avis Wrentmore says:

    Jennifer is ageless. OMGosh:)

  88. Nozeiram Naduega says:

    How about tina

  89. Theresa Mchugh says:

    Im a straight woman whos had a crush on Jennifer Beals since the 80s

  90. niacal4nia says:

    She looks younger.

  91. CandiceNicole says:

    Whole time I thought she was a lesbian. And then she says “my husband”. I was so shocked

  92. Maria Roman says:

    Too short

  93. marshmallow says:

    1:48 oh my when she says "do you want to try it" that tone sounds so much like when Bette talks to Tina.
    I could listen to her talk for days! & she's gorgeous af too, when some people are neither😐
    Her husband is lucky😇

  94. 美美Antonella says:

    Que mujeron tan Sexy que es Jennifer Beals

  95. 美美Antonella says:

    Al final quien mató a Jenny

  96. Claudia Morelli says:

    How amazingly stunning is this woman ..I mean …I have always been In love with her ..but now even more ! Smart, beautiful , funny , sweet …talented ..just perfect !! ❤️

  97. Mirielen Arantes says:

    Dia 8 não chega rápido suficiente 😍😍😍😍

  98. BIG ONE says:

    This crowd is weirdly dead tf

  99. BIG ONE says:

    I love Jennifer, I can't wait for the gen Q

  100. Maria Cristina says:

    Essa mulher é linda

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