Is it a boy for Bell?


London - Kristen Bell has hinted she is expecting a baby boy.

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Dax Shepard, left, and Kristen Bell are expecting their first child

The 'House of Lies' star is expecting her first child with fiance Dax Shepard and as she discussed her car-fanatic partner's excitement about "all the off-roading he'll have in this tiny partner," she was asked if the traditionally-masculine pursuit meant she was having a son.

She replied: "Maybe?"

She then added to TV talk show host Ellen DeGeneres: "Do you have to be a boy to off-road? Absolutely not! I think he's going to force [the baby], even if it's a sloth, to off-road."

The 32-year-old actress also admitted she is open to taking all the pain relief she is offered when she goes into labour.

She said: "I've got nothing to prove [by having a natural birth].

"I feel like, when I arrive at the hospital, I want a glass of whiskey, I want the epidural in my back and I want to get hit in the face with a baseball bat and wake me up when it's over because I've seen the videos - and it looks terrifying."

And Kristen also spoke of her pride in her looks at the moment, admitting she feels more attractive than ever.

She said: "I look in the mirror and I think it's the reverse body dysmorphia because I can understand what my shape is, but I see Brooke Shields. And it doesn't make a lick of sense, but it's something that the baby's giving me hormonally makes me feel really giggly and happy.” - Bang Showbiz

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