Morning Frills #115: ‘Bell, Yeah!’ Edition

Kristen Bell seems to be everywhere these days. The 28-year-old actress can be seen and heard on the hit series Heroes and Gossip Girl, in the hit 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, sucking down bubbly in a public fountain

Add Complex magazine to the list of the ubiquitous Bell’s appearances. The perky young workaholic graced the mag’s cover for its December 2007/January 2008 issue, but outtakes from her steamy photo-shoot have just been released. Why? Why not?

Aside from revealing her luscious form in the pages of the magazine, Bell also offered some penetrating insights into her personality. Such as…

On following one’s own path:
“For the longest time trying to be cool was cool, and then trying to be cool became annoying. And what was previously perceived as nerdy is now viewed as original. What I like about nerdiness, geekiness, is it doesn’t really matter what you’re into—it just means you’re not a follower. People who like what they like and don’t apologize for it just because it’s not mainstream.”

On embracing her sexiness: “I very recently stepped into my body as a woman. Before, it was, ‘Hey, you can wear a bathing suit in a photo shoot and that would be cute and everyone will like it.’ And I was like, ‘Me? I should be in overalls or something cool like that.’ Um, thank God for airbrushing.”

On the romantic side of Kristen Bell: “The idea of dating makes me want to vomit. And not out of grossness—OK, a little bit out of grossness, but just nerves.”

On that lovely note, click through our gallery of sexy Kristen Bell photos. They totally won’t make you want to vomit from grossness, or nerves, or anything else.