Kristen Bell addresses controversy over friends Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis not bathing their children E! News UK

Kristen Bell once said that like her friends Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, she doesn’t often bathe her children. But now the actress claims those comments – which sparked the hygiene debate in Hollywood – were just a joke.

Kristen Bell, 41, is here to shed light on this absurd and ongoing debate about personal hygiene in Hollywood. The Bowling the actress recently spoke to Access Hollywood and clarified that when she said she waited for her children to “stink” before bathing them, she was just joking. Oh, and according to Kristen, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis‘the comments about not bathing their own children every day – which ultimately sparked this endless debate – were apparently also a joke. “I was like, ‘America isn’t going to dig into this and want all the information about how often people bathe, is it? Kristen said reflecting on the hygiene debate. “Because there are much more important subjects. “

Kristen Bell at the X Film ‘Queenpins’ photocall in Los Angeles on August 25, 2021 (Photo: Matt Baron / Shutterstock)

But as Kristen – and everyone – quickly learned, America was actually very invested in how often some of Hollywood’s biggest stars bathe themselves and their children. The whole debate had started with Ashton and Mila, who made their jarring comments about their children’s hygiene in July on the Chair expert podcast, co-hosted by Kristen’s husband, Dax Shepard. Soon after, Kristen and Dax unabashedly admitted to View that they do not wash their daughters Lincoln, 8 and Delta, 6, that often, and then Jake Gyllenhaal Said he wasn’t very good at showering either. Fortunately, some stars like Dwayne The Rock Johnson assured their fans that they always put their personal hygiene first.

Now Kristen insists it was all a big joke. Great, now you told us! “It was pretty funny when we were asked about it and the interviewers didn’t even know Dax’s podcast was the one that triggered the questions,” Kristen said. Access. “And by the way, a room full of four actors – Dax, Monique Padman, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis – who were “joking” about the bath, then the world took it seriously. So I lost a lot of faith in the human race ”, the Véronique Mars alum added.

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis at the 6th Annual Breakthrough Awards in California on December 3, 2017 (Photo: Peter Barreras / Invision / AP / Shutterstock)

In a final note on the abandoned bath debate, Kristen said fans should determine for themselves whether these Hollywood stars are actually joking about their hygiene regiments, or if they aren’t. “I think it’s up to the listener to deduce whether or not this is a joke, to be honest,” she said. Access.