10:40 PM EDT 01/30/2015
Originally posted 10/31/2013 08:05PM
"My number one job as a mother to protect what her interests might be," the actress tells PEOPLE
Originally posted 10/28/2013 10:45AM
Just nine days after saying "I do" to longtime beau Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell is feeling the newlywed bliss.
"I'm still on a high," she told PEOPLE at Saturday's Frozen press junket in New York. "We actually did it. I can officially call him my husband, which is pretty awesome. Other than that, it feels exactly the same."
Engaged since 2009, Bell, 33, and Shepard, 38, quietly wed at the Beverly Hills County Clerk's Office on Oct. 17. The couple, who are parents to 7-month-old daughter Lincoln, waited to tie the knot until California legalized same-sex marriage, which happened in June.
With a healthy baby and a loving bond with her Parenthood actor husband, "Life is great," said Bell. "I couldn't be happier."
Originally posted 10/18/2013 01:00PM
It's official: Dax Shepard and longtime love Kristen Bell have tied the knot, the actress confirms.
The actors have been together since 2007 and have a 7-month-old daughter, Lincoln, born in March. They have always maintained they would not wed until gay couples could legally do so in the state of California.
"We would feel weird taking advantage of a right that's not available to certain citizens of the state we live in," Bell, who stars on House of Lies, told PEOPLE in August 2012.
Originally posted 08/12/2013 12:15PM
"There was something more 'Mommy' about my voice and we had to fix it," she says
Originally posted 07/30/2013 09:15AM
"If this is where my body wants to be, so be it," the actress tells Redbook
Originally posted 07/28/2013 09:45AM
Fatherhood has been "every cliché I've ever heard," the Parenthood star says
Originally posted 06/26/2013 02:25PM
The Supreme Court's historic ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and overturning California's Prop 8 means that a lot more couples are going to get married.
And now Kristen Bell is making sure she and Dax Shepard are among those couples.
The twosome, who originally got engaged in late 2009 and welcomed daughter Lincoln in March, reaffirmed that they would now tie the knot after Tweeting their support of the Supreme Court's decisions Wednesday when Bell Tweeted a proposal – and Shepard replied, ahem, enthusiastically. (His first Tweet included language NSFW.)
Originally posted 06/26/2013 12:05PM
On Wednesday, two rulings on same-sex marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court made history.
Originally posted 06/05/2013 08:30PM
Kristen Bell may be a first-time mom, but she's a second-time host at this year's CMT Music Awards.
Walking the red carpet in a form-fitting black Zuhair Murad dress with her long blonde hair worn down on Wednesday, Bell, 32, looked glamorous but had mommy duties on the brain.
Prior to the show's start Bell – whose cohost is Jason Aldean – shared her "backstage beauty routine."
Originally posted 05/31/2013 05:40PM
"It’s like he's just made a new best friend. He talks to her all the time and sings to her all day. It's wonderful," the House of Lies star says
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