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'Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Shut Down Backlash over Travel Nightmare' Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are setting the record straight after facing backlash over a travel nightmare. The couple, who are among the busiest in Hollywood, had to endure a 20-hour delay on their flight home from the Turks & Caicos Islands. The delay occurred due to fog and was out of the control of both Bell and Shepard, yet the two were met with criticism for posting regular updates on social media about their travels. After enough of the comments and messages had reached the couple, Bell and Shepard decided to shut down the backlash with a statement. In their statement, Bell and Shepard made it clear that the delay was out of their control and that they understand the concerns of the others who are trying to travel during the pandemic. They expressed their hope that everyone can take the necessary precautions to stay safe while traveling and that they will work to do the same. The actress and actor also used their statement to share a lighthearted moment about their travel delay, remarking that the extra time gave them the opportunity to get creative with their poses since their trip was coming to an end. Bell's sense of humor was displayed in her comment about her height, as she noted that Shepard was able to piggyback her due to the Kristen Bell height discrepancy between the pair. The couple's light-hearted jokes and understanding statement put the naysayers to rest, proving yet again why Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are a must-follow couple on social media.