Kristen Bell has been a large voice in the fight against paparazzi. She had a stake in this fight once she had her daughter Lincoln, but even before that she felt the scrutiny that celebrities are under while she was pregnant. Now that she’s pregnant with her second child with husband Dax Shepard, she sees a difference.
She and husband Dax established the No Kids Policy earlier in the year. The policy lets celebrities unite and take a stand by refusing to give interviews to publications that publish photos of their children without parental permission. With A-list supporters such as Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner, a change was bound to happen.
Bell opened up to the Associated Press about the difference from last year to this year.
“The response has been so overwhelming that it’s really almost a moral stance that the consumer demanded their publications take. We’re all consuming healthier media now.”
So what does that mean for the Frozen star in her daily life? For starters, safety is the first huge difference that she’s speaking about.
“I feel a lot safer because I’m not followed at all now. It makes me feel like we all rallied and did something — the good people that were on the side of responsible parenting and passionate about child welfare spoke up and made a difference, and that is a really invigorating feeling.”
As for how she’s feeling, the actress spoke to US Weekly about her second pregnancy and if it’s any different from the first one.
“I’ve had a lot of friends who have had rough pregnancies and I’m really, really thankful. People are affected differently by hormones, we’re all different.”
That said, just because she’s had an easy pregnancy doesn’t mean she hasn’t done anything to help the process along. Bell admitted that she given up sugar.
“I did it for thirty days as a challenge, we both did it to see if we could do it. The end of thirty days, we ate a bunch of brownies and cookies and nonsense. And within five minutes we looked at each other and went, ‘Oh my god. I’m going to barf. This is toxic.’ It simply felt like our bodies didn’t want it.”
And what about 17-month old daughter Lincoln? Well, she seems to be doing just fine.
“I think [she understands], but you can’t be sure what’s going on in her brain. She might not get it, she might think mommy’s just gaining weight. I don’t know!”