For nearly two decades Kristen bell has been gracing our screens with her wonderful combination of charisma beauty and comedic timing, she has come a long way since her breakthrough with veronica mars, she has been a leading lady on the big screen did great as part of an ensemble headed several successful television shows and she’s done very well with voice overwork almost anywhere you look you can find something relating to belle with that in mind let’s take a look at.
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Kristen Bell
1 Not Pretty Enough
As celebrity bellies often times praised for her work but is also critiqued and judged on everything from her acting abilities to physical appearance and everything in between in an interview with Cosmopolitan magazine Kristen Bell revealed that she had trouble getting roles before veronica mars because of her looks
“It’s funny. The feedback I’ve always gotten is that I was not nearly pretty enough to play the pretty girl and not homely enough to play the ugly girl.”
“So I’ve always been like I’ve got to be able to fit in somewhere.”
2 She Was Born With an Eye Condition Called Strabismus
Kristen Bell has an eye condition known as strabismus or lazy eye condition in which dysfunction of the eye muscles causes, the eyes to look in different directions at the same time. She inherited strabismus from her mother and even has names for both of her eyes one is wonky, the lazy eye while the other is the night owl during filming. She even asks the camera guy to yell out wonky as a reminder to focus both her eyes and keep them straight on camera.
3 She Was The Only Girl on Her Baseball Team
One of the belle’s favorite childhood activities was sports specifically baseball, in fact, she even played on a boy’s baseball team and proved herself a pretty decent player. She eventually drifted to acting but keeps up with her baseball love. Kristen Bell also cracks jokes about a photo from that period which included what she calls the rare female mullet from her mother, Kristen Bell is also a hockey fan passionate about the Detroit red wings having grown up in Michigan and keeps up with other sports.
4 She Was Once a Wedding Singer
While a great actress, Kristen Bell is also known for a very good singing voice before she made it big Kristen bell and a friend would sing at weddings their go-to songs included amazing grace and anything by Harry Connick jr.
5 Her First Acting Gig
Kristen bell started acting in her sophomore year in high school, she grew more interested in performing arts after she got involved with her alma mater Michigan-based shrine catholic high school’s theatre program, she started auditioning for jobs in movies in her second year of high school by the end of her high school year in1998. She appeared at a polish wedding which was luckily being filmed where she lived, she even pursued a degree in musical theater at new york university’s Tisch School of the arts however she dropped out of college to dedicate herself to acting.
6 She Rarely Turns Down Roles
Kristen Bell takes whatever role comes her way in a question-answer poll when a Redditor asked her if she has ever turned down any roles. Bill responded by saying that she has played pretty much every role, she has gotten the IMDb video series casting calls revealed that she had auditioned for the part of Giselle and Disney’s enchanted but she lost the role to Amy Adams before landing the role of anna in frozen. Belle had also auditioned for Disney’s tangle to play rapunzel, however, she lost that as well to mandy Moore as they say third time’s a charm.
7 She Has Dabbled In Some Directing
Other than being a successful actress Kristen bell has also tried her hand’s direction, she made her debut as a director in the episode the funeral to end all funerals in the critically acclaimed sitcom the good place. Although she did mention in the show’s official podcast that she isn’t so confident in her directorial skills yet, she will definitely try to get better at it so it seems likely that in the future fans will see her behind the camera more often.
8 She Had a Very Normal And Inexpensive Wedding
We are used to seeing celebrities host incredibly extravagant weddings but not Kristen bell her wedding to Dax Shepard was downright cheap and super low-key in an interview with CBS Sunday morning belle said
“We got married in a tiny room in the Beverly Hills courthouse, and it was still one of the best days ofmy life.”
The whole event reportedly cost only 142 dollars.
9 She’s a Vegetarian
Kristen Bell has been a vegetarian since she was 11 years old she also had a stint of veganism in 2012 after she watched forks over knives a documentary examining degenerative diseases and their connection to animal-based and processed foods however after getting pregnant with her first child she felt that a vegan diet was no longer sustainable for her despite giving up on veganism she still supports those who follow the diet
10 She Owns a Baby Care Product Line
Kristen Bell and her husband launched a line of baby products at Walmart called hello Bello apart from having affordable prices what makes these products stand out is that they are plant-based on hello bellows’ one-year anniversary.
Kristen Bell even did a give away of a week’s supply of free diapers to newly expecting parents, she has also written a children’s book titled the world needs more purple people which teaches kids and adults the value of knowing all the things that make us all similar instead of focusing on our differences her generosity explains why her fan following is growing every day.
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