Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Reveal Their Trick to Getting Their 5-Year-Old Daughter Out of Diapers
"The Twitterverse was kind of mom-shaming me, which Im not interested in," Bell says of the internet's reaction to her daughter's potty training timeline. Delta potty training is going well now, thanks in large part to the couple's new trick. Despite their daughter's progress, Bell stresses that parents still struggling with potty training shouldn't be concerned. But because were learning about our girls," Bell shares. They are really, really, really happy playing in a corner by themselves; they arent like, 'Were dying to go to camp.'"
Mike Henry to stop voicing Black character on 'Family Guy'
The show was a spin-off from the long-running series "Family Guy." Henry, announced Friday, June 26, that he will no longer voice the black character Cleveland Brown on "Family Guy." (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)LOS ANGELES Family Guy voice actor Mike Henry said Friday he is stepping down from the role of Cleveland Brown on the Fox animated series. Henry wrote on Twitter that he will stop playing the shows main African American character because persons of color should play characters of color. The 54-year-old voice actor, who is a white man, has voiced the character since the series debut in 1999. Henry had also voiced the Latin maid named Consuela on the series.
Kristen Bell No Longer Voicing Biracial Character on 'Central Park'
Kristen Bell will no longer be voicing the role of Molly Tillerman on Central Park. Here is one of mine," Bell wrote on Instagram on Wednesday, alongside a statement from the Central Park team. "Playing the character of Molly on Central Park shows a lack of awareness of my pervasive privilege. It was wrong and we, on the Central Park team, are pledging to make it right." The Central Park news comes shortly after Jenny Slate announced on Instagram that she would no longer be voicing Missy, a biracial character, on Netflix's Big Mouth.
Kristen Bell, Justin Theroux, NAACP & More Unite for #ITakeResponsibility Campaign
Kristen Bell, Justin Theroux, Aaron Paul and more celebrities are committing to fight racial injustice. Unless white America acknowledges its privilege, systemic racism will persist. @NAACP @itakeresponsibility #itakeresponsibility #blacklivesmatter pic.twitter.com/NYH2WQyiKP Julianne Moore (@_juliannemoore) June 11, 2020"I take responsibility," Moore exclaims. I Take ResponsibilityI Take ResponsibilityFollowing George Floyd's tragic death, protests have been held nationwide, as well as in numerous countries around the world, to stop police brutality and systemic racism. See how other celebrities are coming together to have discussions about racism and police brutality, below.
Kristen Bell Vows to Raise Her Opinionated Daughters as 'Anti-Racists'
But I think a lot of people are uncomfortable as to how to talk to kids about it." She added, "We had a very honest, hard, uncomfortable conversation about what was happening right now because I will raise anti-racists. Bell noted that parenting with Shepard means they're raising some very vocal little girls. When we send them into the world they're going to be formidable, opinionated, kind, morally compassed women and I'm so grateful for that." "I think that right now we need to listen and we need to stop asking the black community to guide us."
'Central Park': How Josh Gad Assembled an Avengers of Musical Comedy for His Animated Series (Exclusive)
Central Park, Josh Gads charming new animated musical comedy about the lives in and around the New York City landmark, features an all-star cast whose past roles include Frozen, Broadways Hamilton and more. So how did Gad assemble an Avengers of musical comedy? "A lot of sleepless nights and desperate phone calls," the performer, who created the series alongside Bobs Burgers Loren Bouchard and Nora Smith, tells ET. Gad plays Birdie, a park regular and the shows narrator, and Diggs is Bitsys assistant, Helen. Additionally, there are voice cameos by Bobs Burgers star H. Jon Benjamin, Fred Armisen and others in the first few episodes.
Kristen Bell Says 5-Year-Old Daughter Delta Is 'Still in Diapers'
Kristen Bell's youngest daughter is still working on potty training. During the latest episode of Momsplaining With Kristen Bell, the 39-year-old actress told guests Maya Rudolph and Casey Wilson how her two daughters -- Lincoln, 7, and Delta, 5 -- dramatically differed when trying to ditch the diapers. "My oldest daughter at 21 months, we merely suggested that she use the toilet in the other room. Things changed when it came to Delta, though, with Bell revealing, "Currently, my youngest is five and a half, still in diapers." We have neon glow paint and we've been painting the rocks outside so they glow and just doing silly stuff," Bell said.
LeBron James, Spotify, HBO among 2020 Webby Award winners
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences announced that James, Fallon and Bell are among the 2020 Webby Award winners for internet excellence. (AP Photo)LOS ANGELES LeBron James, Jimmy Fallon, Spotify and HBO are among the 2020 Webby Award winners for internet excellence. Lil Nas Xs Panini won a Webby for peoples voice award for best art direction. Spotify scored an award for best use of online media, while HBO claimed best branded editorial experience. Tom Hanks #NiceTweets with Tom Hanks won a peoples voice award for arts and entertainment.
Kristen Bell on the Parenting Double Standard She Experiences as a Working Mom
The Frozen star shared that she and her husband, Dax Shepard, get asked different questions when it comes to the interviews they do. Bell, who shares daughters Delta, 5, and Lincoln, 7, with Shepard, continued with the double standard topic, adding, "Everything's geared towards moms though. And in this room, the mens room, dads cant change a babys diaper.Look, equal is equal. Its math, and a mens room needs a changing station, period." RELATED CONTENT:Dax Shepard 'Crushed All the Bones in His Hand' and Was Afraid to Tell WifeKristen Bell and Dax Shepard Playfully Pat Each Other's Butt During Quarantine WalkKristen Bell Explains Why Quarantining With Dax Shepard Has Been Hard
'Frozen II' has record-breaking Thanksgiving, nabs $124 million in US
Anna and Olaf from from Disney's "Frozen II," voiced by Kristen Bell and Josh Gad. "Frozen II" continued to dominate the box office, hauling in $124 million domestically during the five-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The animated feature outpaced 2013's "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" to become the highest-grossing film over that holiday period. In it second weekend, "Frozen II" garnered another $249 million worldwide, bringing its total global tally to $738 million. He noted that "Knives Out" was the right counter-programming for the weekend, hauling in $41.7 million during the five-day weekend.cnbc.com
'Frozen 2' meets its high expectations with music, visual effects
"It's a couple of years later," said Idina Menzel, who plays Queen Elsa. "And it's a wonderful way to parallel sort of everyone growing up with the movie because the girls are growing up as well. "It's a much bigger world than you're used to," said Kristen Bell, who is back to lend her voice to Elsa's sister Anna. "In this movie, I really wanted Anna to deal with her co-dependency. "Frozen 2" is from Walt Disney Pictures, owned by the same parent company as ABC.abc13.com
'Frozen II' stars Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel honored with stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame
HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES -- The women who bring Ana and Elsa to life in "Frozen,"and now in "Frozen 2," celebrated a dual honor Tuesday.Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel received stars together in a shared ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "Almost 10 years," said Bell, who is also really happy about double stars, which actually came as a surprise. "I thought we were going to be on the same star up until I saw that there were two stars on the ground, in all seriousness, and I was so thrilled with that. "Menzel joked it would have been generous of her co-star to share one star between them because Menzel would have said, "Give me my own!" The two women laughed together at the joke, happy to share their day in Hollywood.abc13.com
We're already humming along to the 'Frozen 2' soundtrack, and so will you
We now have less than a week until "Frozen 2" hits theaters (cue giggles and happy squealing). Not only are kids everywhere excited, but so are parents -- at least, this one is. In an interview with Kristen Bell and Josh Gad, both discussed, and actually apologized to parents everywhere for, the infectious music that's hitting the airwaves with the movie. If you've seen any of the trailers, you've likely heard snippets of some of these songs, but we wanted to grab them all and listen, because how fun will it be to already be familiar with the music while watching the movie? Graham Media Group 2019
'The Good Place' Gang Awaits Judgment in a Sneak Peek From Kristen Bell's Directorial
Kristen Bell is pulling double duty on tonights all-new episode of The Good Place. ET has an exclusive sneak peek of The Funeral to End All Funerals, which airs tonight at 9 p.m. In an effort to cheer everyone up, Janet begins to tell Eleanor, Tahani and Jason what happened at their funerals after they died. The Good Place airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. RELATED CONTENT: 'The Good Place' Cast On The Final Season's 'Satisfying' Ending | Comic-Con 2019 (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartKristen Bell Talks 'Best Friend' Ted Danson and End of 'The Good Place' (Exclusive)'The Good Place' Star D'Arcy Carden Reveals Origin of Show's Catchphrase 'Ya Basic'From Script to Screen: How 'The Good Place' Gets Away With Constant Reinvention
Daddy-daughter dance gets attention of Kristen Bell, Jennifer Garner
An adorable daddy-daughter dance is melting hearts.The little dancers from Philadelphia had some fun teaching their dads a few moves.E'Chappe Dance Arts in the East Falls section of the city offers the ballet and yoga class for young dancers and their fathers or father figures.A video posted online on Saturday has been shared thousands of times, including by actresses Kristen Bell and Jennifer Garner. "There are some amazing papas out there!!!! AMAZING FATHERS!!!!" Bell wrote on Instagram. #TutuTuesday on a Monday."abc13.com
Kristen Bell and Jimmy Fallon Sing the History of Disney Songs, Spill 'Frozen 2' Secrets
Kristen Bell and Jimmy Fallon are showing off their Disney knowledge. On Tuesday night, the 39-year-old actress stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and the pair wowed the crowd with a performance of the history of Disney songs. From there, Bell and Fallon continued with Mary Poppins' "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' "Heigh-Ho," and The Jungle Book's "The Bare Necessities." Bell also sat down for an interview with Fallon, where she revealed her favorite part of the upcoming sequel to Frozen, in which she reprises her role as Princess Anna. "It doesn't really feel like a gap for us because we sort of never put it down."
Kristen Bell on the 'Acts of Service' Dax Shepard Has Mastered to Make Their Marriage Work
Kristen Bell is opening up about the small things her husband, Dax Shepard, has learned to do to keep the spark alive. "Acts of service are huge for me," Bell said, referring to all the little chores and helpful gestures that seem innocuous in a marriage, but show that you really care. As for Menzel, when it comes to her husband, Aaron Lohr, it's all about connection and a feeling of safety. "I definitely got a high off of making people laugh cause I was just a weird kid," Bell shared. "I would like to take this opportunity to announce Frozen 3, 4 and 5," Bell joked.
Kristen Bell Is 'Really Excited' to Return to 'Gossip Girl' for Upcoming Reboot
The hit, subversive teen drama Gossip Girl is getting new life with a revival series on HBO Max, and the producers tapped Kristen Bell to reprise her role -- a prospect the actress says she's really looking forward to. As Bell explained, the voice of the narrator is really "the catty version" of her own voice, to compliment the nature of the show, and she can't wait to get back into it. "It's such a fun show to watch, and it's going to be on HBO Max and we're going to start in the spring," Bell explained. "It doesn't feel like six years because we've been working on this one for almost four," Bell explained. "It doesn't really feel like a gap for us because we sort of never put it down."
Kristen Bell Returning for 'Gossip Girl' Reboot at HBO Max
Kristen Bell will be back as the voice of Gossip Girl! The 39-year-old actress will return to her role as the narrator of Gossip Girl in the highly anticipated HBO Max reboot of the popular CW show, ET can confirm. "Kristen Bell has always been and will always be the voice of Gossip Girl," the producers said in a statement on Thursday. "It won't feel button-pushing just for the sake of being able to do it," he noted. For more on the reboot, watch the video below:RELATED CONTENT:Chace Crawford Says the 'Gossip Girl' Reboot Makes Him 'Feel Old'How 'Gossip Girl' Reboot Will Address the Original Characters'Gossip Girl' Is Getting a Reboot -- Here's What to Expect
Kristen Bell Admits She and Husband Dax Shepard Forgot Their 6th Wedding Anniversary
Something big slipped Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard's minds last week -- but they definitely didn't sweat it. On Monday afternoon, The Good Place actress shared a touching photo of her and her hubby together. Shepard is shirtless in the image with his arm around his ladylove, who's wearing a floral tank top. In the caption she wrote, "We were reminded by family and friends that at some point last week, it was our 5 year wedding anniversary. She explained the touching moment in the caption, "Here's the morning we both got texts from grandma saying 'happy anniversary!'
Kristen Bell Talks 'Best Friend' Ted Danson and End of 'The Good Place'
Kristen Bell dazzled in a delightful hand-beaded Dior gown at the 2019 Emmys in Los Angeles, California, on Sunday. And, its a good thing her children werent around when she was getting ready in it! Bells show, The Good Place, was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, while her co-star and best friend in the world, Ted Danson, was up for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. He, like me, is a people-pleaser, so he wants to make everyone happy, but ultimately I think hes got to know [that] hes Ted Danson, whether he wins awards of not. I think it will please people, but its hard for us because we really like working there.See more from the 2019 Emmys below.
Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell's Daughter Snaps Candid Pic of the Couple Cuddled Up on the Couch
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard squeezed in some cuddling time over the long holiday weekend --and were caught in the act! The Parenthood star posted a shirtless photo of himself sporting a ponytail while lounging on a leather couch with his ladylove, who's sporting athleisure wear, as they smile for the camera. I mean, truly," she said of harmonizing with co-stars Josh Gad, Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff on stage at the presentation. "You are going to get to see Jonathan Groff sing! "We didn't get enough Jonathan Groff singing, and to me, he has one of the best singing voices I've ever heard.
'Frozen 2' Will Reveal How Elsa Got Her Powers, Cast Debuts New Song 'Some Things
Princesses Anna and Elsa themselves, Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel, were on hand during Saturday's D23 Expo to reveal new details about the sequel -- and perform a new song, too. "Some things never change / Like how I'm holding on tight to you," Bell sang as Gad kissed her on the cheek. Wood voices Queen Iduna, mother to Elsa and Anna, in the movie's prologue. Frozen 2 will be "bigger and even more epic" than the first, according to co-director Chris Buck, who explained that "Frozen 1 and Frozen 2 work together to form one complete story." Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel on Film's Success and SequelKristen Bell Responds to 'Heartbreak' Over Shocking 'Veronica Mars' Death (Exclusive)
Kristen Bell Opens Up About Daughter's Scary Emergency Room Visit
"Thank you so much to @childrensla for the amazing care, thank u Dr. Olsen, and Sonia our child life specialist." Bell continued the post by praising Children's Hospital Los Angeles and all those who took care of her daughter while she was there. Sarah Michelle Gellar wrote that she was "so sorry" for the family's ordeal, adding that it sounds "so scary." She has other strengths, she knows a lot more about Broadway than I do," Shepard said of Bell. RELATED CONTENT:Kristen Bell on Rebooting 'Veronica Mars' for Her Daughters (Exclusive)Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Share How Their Oldest Daughter Reacted to the Sex TalkDax Shepard Shares Rare Photo of His and Kristen Bell's Two Daughters
Dax Shepard Mocks Tabloid's Request for Comment on Marriage 'Problems' and '
Its hard to accuse Dax Shepard of being anything other than an open book. So when he received an email from a tabloid requesting he comment on a story about his marriage to Kristen Bell and his addiction issues, he decided to have some fun with it on Instagram. Sources tell Life & Style that Kristen and Dax have had problems in their marriage, including Daxs addiction issues, but that theyre very happy now and are determined to make their marriage work, the email read, asking Shepard to comment on the story by Thursday. My addiction issues are between me, my sponsor, and the 3-4 folks listening to me speak about it for four hours a week on my podcast!!! "Our kids will hopefully land in the middle of us.For more from Shepard, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Kristen Bell Shares Dax Shepards' Awkward Reaction When Meeting Beyonc and JAY-ZDax Shepard Jokes That 'Game of Thrones' Was the Foundation of His and Kristen Bell's MarriageHow Dax Shepard and Wife Kristen Bell Are Teaching Their Kids Balance (Exclusive)
Kristen Bell wants to help teachers; could we love her any more?
Shes helping teachers get their classroom wish lists fulfilled. Bell includes the featured teachers Amazon wish list and in turn asks her followers if they might be able to help donate supplies. One educator in New York nearly had her wish list fulfilled in full. "I've always had an Amazon wish list with the things I wanted for my students, but never did I believe this would happen." But on the other hand, we love to see Bell doing something like this.
How Dax embarrassed Kristen Bell in front of Jay-Z and Beyonc
Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images(CNN) - Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard's plan to become besties with fellow celebrity couple Jay-Z and Beyonc didn't exactly work out. Bell talked about it recently on the YouTube series, "First We Feast." "Dax talked his ear off and I don't think Jay was that interested," Bell said. "I think he was like, 'Real recognize real' And I was like, 'Dax, Dax, don't.'" Still, Bell understood that her husband, who has been open about his admiration for Jay-Z, had to give it his best shot.
Kristen Bell Shares Dax Shepard's Awkward Reaction When Meeting Beyonc and JAY-Z
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard sure left an impression on Beyonce and JAY-Z. "We went to the Met Gala a couple years ago and we were sitting right next to JAY-Z and Beyonc," Bell began. And then we maneuvered the table so that Dax could sit right next to JAY-Z and Dax talked his ear off and I don't think JAY was that interested." And I was like, 'Dax, Dax, don't.'" "I was seated right next to my hero, JAY-Z," Shepard shared.
Kristen Bell Responds to Fan 'Heartbreak' Over Shocking 'Veronica Mars' Death
Kristen Bell is speaking out about the shocking Veronica Mars death at the end of the fourth season that has left fans in an uproar. Dohring said his "heart fell" after learning Logan's fate; Thomas later called the "raw," passionate fan reaction to Logan's death "great." Bell, who is an executive producer on Veronica Mars, also addressed one major decision Veronica made in the first episode of season four, when she rejected Logan's marriage proposal, which didn't sit well with some fans. All eight episodes of Veronica Mars season four are now streaming on Hulu. For more on Veronica Mars, sign up for ET's daily newsletter below.
How 'Veronica Mars' helps some sexual assault survivors heal
What has set "Veronica Mars" apart from other programs geared at young adults is how it helped a certain segment of the population feel seen: sexual assault survivors. But what has set "Veronica Mars" apart from other programs geared at young adults is how it helped a certain segment of the population feel seen: sexual assault survivors. It's hard to quantify exactly how therapeutic shows like "Veronica Mars" have been for assault survivors, considering the understandably historically low probability of this subset of the population to self-identify. Hulu does not include a warning label ahead of the old episodes of "Veronica Mars" available on its platform and a request by CNN to find out whether it would was not returned. "Veronica Mars" is produced by Warner Bros. Television which, like CNN, is part of parent company WarnerMedia.
'Veronica Mars': Hulu Debuts Season 4 a Week Early in Surprise Release at Comic-Con
@IMKristenBell and the cast of @VeronicaMars announced that season 4 has just been released on Hulu. Working alongside her father, Keith Mars (Colantoni), at Mars Investigations, Veronica (Bell) gets pulled into the new season-long case, which turns out to be far more than she could have imagined. I had this vague idea that I wanted to return to hitting this idea of a town without a middle class. All eight episodes of Veronica Mars season four are now streaming on Hulu. For more on Veronica Mars, sign up for ET's daily newsletter below.
Kristen Bell on Rebooting 'Veronica Mars' for Her Daughters (Exclusive)
Kristen Bell is back in action as Veronica Mars! The 38-year-old actress is reprising her role as the beloved sleuth in Hulu's upcoming eight-episode Veronica Mars revival series, which launches July 26. When asked if there will be "more" for fans to look forward to following the miniseries, Bell said, "Veronica Mars will never die." Hulu launches all eight episodes of the Veronica Mars revival on Friday, July 26. RELATED CONTENT:'Veronica Mars' Isn't a Woman You Want to Mess With in Dramatic New Teaser'Veronica Mars' Revival Premiere Date Revealed in Feisty New Teaser'Veronica Mars' Revival Will Be More Adult: 'She's Not a Little Girl Anymore,' Hulu Boss Says
Kristen Bell: Stardom on her terms
She turned heads as tough teen detective Veronica Mars, starred in movies as a Disney princess and a bad mom, and will soon be landing in "The Good Place." Actress Kristen Bell has managed to create a successful career while keeping close to her family. Tracy Smith reports.cbsnews.com