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Kristen Bell And Dax Shepard's Surprising Wedding At County Clerk's Office

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Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell arrive at the L.A. premiere of' 'Hit & Run' on August 14, 2012. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard may very well be our favorite Hollywood couple. The two actors tied the knot in the most bare bones ceremony—at the Beverly Hills County Clerk's Office on Oct. 16!

TMZ reported that the couple—who have a seven-month-old daughter together—originally went to the County Clerk's office to obtain a marriage certificate and an employee there offered to marry them on the spot. They also reported that Bell was crying. It's not surprising since we've seen her have a meltdown when she saw her favorite animal, the sloth, on The Ellen Show.

The couple had previously promised to not tie the knot until gay marriage would be legal and Bell proposed to Shepard on June 26 when Prop. 8 was ruled unconstitutional.

According to Us Magazine:

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"I don't feel appropriate taking advantage of a right that's denied to my [gay and lesbian] friends," Bell said in August 2012. "It's just kind of rude to invite everyone to a party for a rite not everyone can hold."