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Just like her character on the cult TV show Veronica Mars, actress Kristen Bell isn’t very cookie cutter — and she's not afraid to stand up for what’s right.

That's precisely why the 32-year-old House of Lies actress, who has been dating funny man Dax Shepard for more than five years, refuses to set a wedding date, even though she’s madly in love with her fiancé.

“We’ve been very vocal about waiting until everyone in California has the same rights,” Bell says, referring to Proposition 8. “We will gladly celebrate when our friends have the same rights as we have.”

But while they won't get married until all Angelenos have the same rights, Bell and Shepard have plenty of work to keep them busy — namely the new movie Hit and Run, which stars both Bell and Shepard and which was written and co-directed by the latter.  The movie is a romantic action comedy about a former getaway driver (Shepard) who busts out  his witness protection program identity to help his girlfriend (Bell) get to Los Angeles.

Belle says that she and her fiancé never got sick of spending time with each other while working on the film. “We’re not really that couple,” she explains.

“We both wanted to make this film and it was actually a great excuse to spend time together because we both have jobs that take us away from each other," she continues. "Dax is far and away my favorite person to hang out with.”

Could these two be any cuter?

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  • Nname
    Nname

    What the fuck are you talking about? No seriously, I think you're being ignorant, but I can't tell because you're also really dumb.

  • Courtney Puzzo
    Courtney Puzzo

    Kristen should shut up if her and dax are in support of gay marriage maybe they shouldn't be engaged traditionally engagements are short but the couple might live together before hand. Newman &Woodward for instance lived together 18 months were engaged for like three and then married for nearly 51

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