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Dax Shepard Wanted to Ask Out Anna Faris in 2005, But Then This Happened...

Dax Shepard revealed that he wanted to ask out actress Anna Faris back in 2005, before he started his relationship with now wife Kristen Bell!

“I saw Just Friends and was like, ‘You are so talented’ and you and I sat next to each other during a premiere,” Dax said on his podcast, where Anna was a guest. “[I thought] ‘I would definitely like to take this person on a date.’ Then from my point of view, that door was shut. It was like a dead-bolt door.”

“I think my first husband [Ben Indra] may have been sitting to the right of me,” Anna explained in response.

Dax responded, “That would explain a lot.”

Dax Shepard Joins 'The Ranch' After Danny Masterson's Exit

Dax Sherpard will be a recurring guest star on The Ranch‘s upcoming third season on Netflix.

Dax will appear in the second half of the season, according to Deadline.

He will play the role of Luke Matthews, a former soldier who has come to Garrison with some history concerning the Iron River Ranch. He meets the Bennetts and forms an immediate bond with Colt (Ashton Kutcher) and his father Beau (Sam Elliott), but Luke’s past has a way of catching up with him.

Dax will not be a replacement for former co-lead Danny Masterson, but will appear in roughly half of the 10 episodes and will “likely help fill the void left by the exit of [Danny], who played Colt’s older brother Rooster.”

The remaining ten episodes are being filmed this year after a hiatus.

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Ellen DeGeneres Reflects on Being Criticized by Elton John After She Came Out

Ellen DeGeneres is reflecting on coming out on her sitcom, Ellen, and the fallout and criticism that resulted from her historic move.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show host spoke to Dax Shepard on his Armchair Expert podcast, published on Wednesday (March 14).

Along with opening up about her former girlfriend’s tragic death, Ellen also spoke about coming out on Ellen.

“[It ended] because I came out. They really didn’t want me to come out … they finally let me come out and it was a huge success the night of. It was celebrated … then they just stopped promoting it because they were scared,” she explained.

She also discussed the criticism she faced afterward, including a jab from Elton John.

“Even Elton John said, ‘Shut up already. We know you’re gay. Be funny.’ I had never met him and I thought, ‘What kind of support is that from a gay person?’”

Listen to the full episode below.

Kristen Bell Shares Rare Photo of Her Daughters, Explains Green Hair

Kristen Bell has shared a rare photo of her daughters – four-year-old Lincoln and three-year-old Delta – and she’s explaining why one of the girls has green hair in the pic!

“Had a few Qs re: my daughter’s green hair. It’s powder paint,” Kristen explained on her Instagram story. “She goes to a school that celebrates every single holiday from all cultures. Today they celebrated the Holi, a Hindu holiday, also known as the festival of colors. They all wear white and pelt each other with powder paint to celebrate Spring. It’s pretty awesome.”

“And at the end of the Holi celebration day the school is unrecognizably TRASHED. The entire place is tye dyed. But the kids love it so why not, right?” she added.

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Dax Shepard to Star in New Comedy Series 'Bless This Mess'

Dax Shepard has a fun new show in the works!

The 43-year-old actor has signed on to star opposite Lake Bell in the new comedy Bless This Mess heading to Fox.

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The show follows “a newlywed couple who give up their drab and unfulfilling lives in New York and moves to Nebraska to live a simpler life. It doesn’t work out like they planned,” Variety reports.

Dax and Lake will both serve as executive producers of the show.

Production for Bless This Mess will begin in June.