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Kristin Bell's favourite swear word

Actress Kristin Bell answers our questions from what makes her laugh to her favourite swear word

Photograph by Jack Guy/Corbis Outline

Chatelaine’s October 2010 cover girl dishes in the magazine about growing up, her love of cooking and why her fiancé Dax Shepard isn’t really a jerk. Here, she spills on a few other juicy details.

Q: What is the last great book you read?
A: Under the Banner of Heaven.

Q: What’s on your nightstand?
A: The Hunger Games.

Q: What part of the world is next on your list?
A: Alaska.

Q: What is your guiltiest pleasure?
A: Salted caramels.

Q: What is your favourite comfort food?
A: Cheesy garlic bread.

Q: Who has been the most influential political figure for you?
A: Eleanor Roosevelt.

Q: Who or what makes you laugh the hardest? 
A: Any and every form of second-hand embarrassment.

Q: What’s your favourite swear word?
A: Malarkey. According to my grandpa that’s a swear word.

Q: Which gadget could you never give up?
A: My kitchen timer.?.?.?.?I can’t use the broiler without it.

Q: What’s the most exciting part of your job? And what’s the most tedious part?
A: Getting to play dress-up with exciting designers, and having to tell all my cousins that, no, I’ve never met Miley Cyrus.

Q: What’s the worst advice you’ve been given?
A: “Invest in Blockbuster: Netflix is a fad.”

Q: What song do you sing in the shower?
A: Anything and everything from Glee.