AceShowbiz - %cKristen Bell% weighed in on fellow actress %cAnna Faris%' separation from %cChris Pratt%. While many believed fame might have played a part in the couple's split, the "Frozen (2013)" actress disagreed.
"I don't necessarily know that it's 'Hollywood' that gets in the way," she said in an interview with E! News. "The reality is when you're working in this industry you're sometimes shooting a movie in China for four months. You're away from your family for four months. I think it's more the separation than anything that can weigh on people."
She also offered a positive angle on divorce. To those fans who were devastated by Chris and Anna's split, she said, "I think there's a little bit of lack of acknowledgment about really loving something that was. If there are two people that decide not to be together, it shouldn't really be a heartbreak for everyone."
She added, "You should say, 'Oh, they tried. But that doesn't discount the lovely years they had together.' If I ever get divorced, I'm still going to be like, 'Wow, I loved being married to that man."
Kristen then revealed the hard work to keep her own marriage to %cDax Shepard% alive, "We go to couple's therapy. We make sure that we're talking with respect to each other. When we sit down to have a disagreement it's a disagreement, not an argument."
In a separate chat with Us Weekly, Kristen said, "Never roll your eyes at someone. You might as well break up right then because its contempt. I'm telling you - I disagree with him on almost everything, but I have intense respect for his critical thinking skills and the fact that we were raised differently. I always see his point. I do not and will not ever have contempt for him."
She went on, "[Dax] said, 'Kids can see adults fight, particularly their parents, but you ever think about the follow through? When do they see them resolve it? When do they see them make up? And kids mimic us. That's how they grow.' "
"We always make an effort to make them see. So the next morning I'll say, 'Hey, you know what Dad, I'm really sorry I was so frustrated yesterday when you were bringing in the groceries. I could have had a nicer tone in my voice.' And he would say, 'Thanks for saying that, Mom, I know you were stressed.' And we let our kids see how to solve conflict and that was his idea. And if we don't genuinely wake up like that in front of each other, we will write the script to make them see."
She also said, "But on a daily basis, he just makes me laugh all the time. He's obsessed with attention, so he's constantly making jokes to try to get me to give him more attention or to get me to giggle. And you know, he was a stand up comedian, so I'm living with a comedian."