The Word: Kristen Bell thought she’d love her baby less than her dogs

Kristen Bell will star in the new "Veronica Mars" movie. Credit: Reuters
Kristen Bell will star in the new “Veronica Mars” movie.
Credit: Reuters

Kristen Bell loves her puppies — so much so that she was worried she wouldn’t have any room in her heart for daughter Lincoln. “I kept saying to [husband Dax Shepard] in all sincerity during my pregnancy, ‘I just don’t know how I’m going to like her as much as I like the dogs,’” she told Flare magazine.

“I love people the more I know them, and I didn’t know her. It could’ve been a water bottle in my belly, that’s about how connected I felt to her during my pregnancy. But within about 24 hours after she came out, my hormones reset, and they reprogrammed my feelings about her.”

That’s good. Lincoln better learn to roll over and shake ASAP, though, just so she stays at the top of the pack.

Kristen and Dax got hitched at the Beverly Hills County Clerk’s office on Oct. 17. According to TMZ, they were only planning to go to the courthouse to pick up a marriage license, but when a clerk offered to marry them on the spot, they grabbed an empty courtroom and did the deed.

No word on whether Lincoln or her canine siblings were present.


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