Kristen Bell's Daughter Asked Her 'Why Is Earth?'

  • Published on Sep 29, 2018
  • In a matter of seconds, 'The Good Place' star Kristen Bell was on the receiving end of a barrage of deep questions from her daughter, including 'Is Santa Claus real?', 'Who made dogs?' and 'Why is Earth?'
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  • MrLaxinator
    MrLaxinator 5 days ago

    Hollywood Kristens are the best. They are equivalent of Hollywood Chrises.

  • i-am-fr0m-eArth
    i-am-fr0m-eArth 8 days ago

    Kristen bell sometimes looks like "Valek" from 'conjuring'.

  • 1nsykes
    1nsykes 10 days ago

    That was a huge spoiler for Colbert to drop without warning. It's not a show with a massive audience, and people that watch that show already know the twist, but to the new people that the guests are hoping to check out the show, you just ruined it.

    TRASH TM 12 days ago

    ok but like can i let one of the 10 people die and use them as a donor instead of killing the healthy guy?

  • Olive O'Sudden
    Olive O'Sudden 12 days ago

    The trolley problem assumes a runaway trolley, where the brakes have failed, which means the threat isn't coming from the driver herself, but by turning the trolley to hit one rather than ten people, the driver would intentionally kill one person instead of accidentally killing ten people, so the most ethical move (where you can't choose to blow up the trolley and sacrifice yourself) is to do nothing and not kill the one person. Of course, if one of the ten were your child, you'd be faced with the ethical question of whether it is permissible to murder a person to save your child when that person is not the direct threat to your child's life.

  • Neil Fordan
    Neil Fordan 16 days ago


  • Rowan Enyeart
    Rowan Enyeart 16 days ago

    Wait for one of the people to die and strip them of body parts to save the rest.

  • MaddHarliquinn
    MaddHarliquinn 18 days ago

    The answer to the janitor question is ask him who was the rudest to you when they came in, then use that person for the parts and save 9/10 people dying.

  • TravelWell
    TravelWell 24 days ago

    Does she know about Nathan Brooks?

  • Aliah C.
    Aliah C. 25 days ago

    I'd pull the lever, and I choose the janitor over the 10. Not his fault they're dying. Also I feel the second question is an egotistical one. "You've never lost anyone, 100% success rate"..... At some point you're going to lose people and have to accept it. It's not always about numbers, let that man live.... He's gonna have to be the one to help clean up the mess anyway 👀

  • Jordan Humphrey
    Jordan Humphrey 25 days ago

    Kristen is absolutely adorable. I love her and I want to be her best friend.

  • Tashuno
    Tashuno 25 days ago

    fantastic interview!

  • Ella DeMore
    Ella DeMore 25 days ago

    We asked these same questions in the 11th grade. We were reading “Justice”

  • Pibblet Squad
    Pibblet Squad 26 days ago


  • Kupi Kaonga
    Kupi Kaonga 27 days ago

    How much *is* blue??

  • 스테파니 조셉Stephanie

    Richard Dawkins could probably answer her question.

  • mjollner23
    mjollner23 27 days ago

    De-esser anyone?

  • wow717
    wow717 29 days ago

    Ummm ... Kristen blink twice if you need help

  • San Geet
    San Geet 29 days ago

    Pull the lever and jump on the person you are about to run over and die then and there OR die in an electric chair after decades of rotting in jail.

  • San Geet
    San Geet 29 days ago

    Given that a doctor's job is to save lives when possible and not to kill someone, and altruism is limited to self-sacrifice rather than sacrificing someone else (which is tribalism) it is a simple 'choice'. Moreover, chances of an arbitrary individual being a biological match for 10 arbitrary people is next to nothing, so such a thought of killing someone doesn't even cross a trained doctor's mind. Not to mention, the moment a critical organ is removed from the janitor's body, he becomes a 'patient' himself required to be saved like the other 10, making the entire philosophy fail.

  • Maram Alhaidari
    Maram Alhaidari 29 days ago

    does Stephen not know who she is? He seems oblivious, it was cringy to watch

  • Betsy trog
    Betsy trog 29 days ago

    I love Kristen. Her honesty is the best!

  • bloody_albatross
    bloody_albatross Month ago

    Another "philosophical" question: Would you rather reduce your consumption a bit or kill the planet?
    It looks like we're collectively choosing option 2.

  • Carol Lee Pirro
    Carol Lee Pirro Month ago

    I am so proud of you Kristen what a wonderful organization . I've been looking for somewhere to put my energy . Thank you

  • Teal'c
    Teal'c Month ago

    I now I need to know "why is Earth".

  • Jayden Marvel
    Jayden Marvel Month ago

    Her eyes are not in sync lol

  • jozob
    jozob Month ago

    You take parts from least viable person in the lobby, daah. :)

  • alex andoven
    alex andoven Month ago

    Actually... why is there anything as opposed to nothing is a profound and unanswered question. Why is Earth is a relevant question.

  • alex andoven
    alex andoven Month ago +1

    Kristen Bell is my hollywood crush 100%

  • Murmurs of Blaustein

    Christian Bale has become pretty beautiful. And I am saying this as a straight man.

  • G LeNotre
    G LeNotre Month ago

    You're not "purposefully" killing the one person on the track. You're purposefully avoiding killing the ten people on the other track.

  • Julia Miller
    Julia Miller Month ago

    I didn't know they were allowed to go back to earth!!!! way to ruin the show for me

  • Iván Darío Barreto Pereda

    I just spoiled myself :'(

  • Tiffany Welling
    Tiffany Welling Month ago

    "does anyone wanna go in the pool"

  • mikeysrose
    mikeysrose Month ago

    Why are people just standing around on trolley tracks? Can we please move these people off these tracks?

  • Tom Marsh
    Tom Marsh Month ago

    man I love her so much.

  • Mahmoud El Arch
    Mahmoud El Arch Month ago

    Close your eyes and listen, it's Anna, Princess of Arendelle talking to Stephen !

  • Amanda Lima
    Amanda Lima Month ago

    thank God she yell 'spoiler alert' - I haven't finished the first season yet! geez, this was close haha

  • Thatonechick jazz
    Thatonechick jazz Month ago

    The shaaaddeeee

  • The Galvinizer
    The Galvinizer Month ago

    Why wouldn't be earth?

  • BlueGirlyGamerGirl
    BlueGirlyGamerGirl Month ago

    Why is life

  • Martin Ybanez
    Martin Ybanez Month ago

    Rhetorical question asked her daughter "why is earth"

  • Imsexysryurnot
    Imsexysryurnot Month ago

    Don't worry Kristen. My Godson went through the I'll kill you (sometimes with a gun, sometimes with whatever he happened to see close at hand) phase. Now he says I'll kick you out of the house. You just have to talk it out, explain, and make sure everyone she'll be in contact with says similar things so there's no confusion.

  • Cat Cela Ojo
    Cat Cela Ojo Month ago

    Somebody fire her stylist for putting such a bright personality in that drab old dusty recycled military tarp

  • Katrina H
    Katrina H Month ago

    Kristen should just have her own talk show.

  • Henry Smith
    Henry Smith Month ago


  • Martin Rioux
    Martin Rioux Month ago

    "Women's Peace and Humanitarian Fund"? Sounds sexist.

  • Evan Sampson™
    Evan Sampson™ Month ago

    I'm pretty sure anybody could out-debate you at age 6, Colbert.
    I really love Kristen (albeit disagree with her on certain things). But why the hell do we always need to target specific races, sexes, religions, etc. when trying to make the WHOLE WORLD a better place?? Why is Kristen's organization only focusing on _women's_ capacity for goodness? There's no damn sense in focusing on half of all humans...

  • kristinnies15
    kristinnies15 Month ago

    Ur so awesome Kristen.

  • TK W
    TK W Month ago

    There's Kids.

  • Cole .Beene
    Cole .Beene Month ago

    You don’t pull any lever because lives shouldn’t be traded with someone else mandating someone else’s sacrifice

  • caccioman
    caccioman Month ago

    I would kill one of the sick guys and take his organs for all the others

  • a j
    a j Month ago

    hi a big title doesn’t mean anything. her 3 yr old is typical 3 yr old 🙄 those questions are tooo easy u dont want them to ask “ hey mommy why is boy and girl?” and “ why babies?”

  • Jenna BoBenna
    Jenna BoBenna Month ago


  • James Parkus
    James Parkus Month ago

    The big bang is the answer to "Why is Earth".

  • Dave Canela
    Dave Canela Month ago +1

    The proper answer to the trolley problem is to run over the person who's presenting you with such a dilemma.

  • Musen Wunder
    Musen Wunder Month ago

    Man. Stephen Colbert is such a great host. This segment could very well have gone _wrong_.

  • Gustav Lonergan
    Gustav Lonergan Month ago

    Kristen Bell is one of my favorite humans ever.

  • Adriele Leite
    Adriele Leite Month ago

    This woman does not age 😂 seriously

  • Dream Time
    Dream Time Month ago

    Answer to the Question: LET NATURE TAKE HER COURSE, then you accrue NO KARMA for killing.

  • MyTtime
    MyTtime Month ago

    No worries that childs not growing up to be the school shooter. Uhh huh yeah!🙄

  • Elaina Gilbert
    Elaina Gilbert Month ago

    My three-year-old niece is the same way. My sister had just explained to her what Hell was and the very next day when she got upset she told my sister she wants to send her to the bad place. Three-year-olds are psychos.

  • OhLeahLRae
    OhLeahLRae Month ago

    Kristen Bell has got to be, without a doubt, America's sweetheart. I'm sorry, but she is just so real, kind hearted, and silly. I love her.

  • The Darling Wanderer

    assuming the janitor has no hiv hep c or infectious diseases and their blood is compatible with all ten patients

  • garyoldmanfan25
    garyoldmanfan25 Month ago

    Earth is for reasons.

  • Heather Lynne-Marie

    I finished both seasons of the good place in 2 days... 🙃♥️

  • racecat64
    racecat64 Month ago

    Oh my gosh I wish I could tell her personally that my son says the same stuff to me, I feel for her haha

  • Pythonesque
    Pythonesque Month ago

    Tons of work done on her face... Didn't even recognize her

  • Aya Maya
    Aya Maya Month ago

    pls dont kill janitors mmkay

  • ranibowunicorn
    ranibowunicorn Month ago +2

    Ok but who *did* make dogs?

  • Tyto Alba
    Tyto Alba Month ago

    Let one person out of the 10 die and use his organs to save the rest. Picking which one would require more information.

  • IThink_ BLM
    IThink_ BLM Month ago

    you tell a black parent you will kill them and see what happens

  • ToTheWorkshed
    ToTheWorkshed Month ago

    Kristen Bell is a little too amused with her own life. Ever since that sloth video, she hams everything up. We see you. we see you.

  • Evangeline Erin
    Evangeline Erin Month ago

    2014-2015 babies are just crazy I have a 3 year old too. They are stubborn and angry

  • Angel Face
    Angel Face Month ago

    Omg lol. Her daughter

  • Josh Richard
    Josh Richard Month ago

    Kristen is very cute.

  • hellasow
    hellasow Month ago

    you should choose to pull the lever killing one person because if you choose to do nothing you choose to kill 10...all 11 are at fault for being on the tracks...
    You don't murder a janitor as he is an innocent person...

    • Cole .Beene
      Cole .Beene Month ago

      You murder no one. You don’t get to choose someone else’s sacrifice .

  • Daisy B
    Daisy B Month ago +2

    the version i've heard in philiosophy is: would you pull the lever if that person was e.g your mum, sister, brother???
    would you be prepared to pull the lever on your child if that meant 10 people (some versions: 10 people who could restore humanity, who are the best surgeons, who are the smartest people etc.) could live??

  • Known Unknown
    Known Unknown Month ago

    That's a stupid philosophical question. The chances of that one janitor being a match for all of those ten dying patients in need of organs is not good to say the least.

  • Greg Dobson
    Greg Dobson Month ago

    Stephen is a dull interviewer. He really fell off after he stopped doing the Colbert Report

  • Trevor Hirsch
    Trevor Hirsch Month ago

    I would redesign the trolly track system to make sure that stuff like that never happened... why are people walking in trolly tracks anyways... I would learn to genetically grow “spare parts” in a lab vs being a sociopath..

  • Trevor Hirsch
    Trevor Hirsch Month ago

    She did an amazing job... there needed to be more traitorous words and situations.. or did there..

  • Tom Vom Ton
    Tom Vom Ton Month ago

    This can only come out of america, and i miss Craig so much, too

  • Cinerdella
    Cinerdella Month ago

    I always thought the follow up to the lever question was that the one person on the track was a family member? Then would you save the 10?

  • KEENster D
    KEENster D Month ago

    Pretty and has a great personality! Kristen rocks. Too bad this audience is so lame.

  • Scott Dupont
    Scott Dupont Month ago


  • Lynn Anne Brown
    Lynn Anne Brown Month ago

    Uhmmm something from nothing. Maybe it's time to call Lawrence Krauss.

  • Annabel Lee
    Annabel Lee Month ago +1

    My answer to the last question would be cut open the patient that is about to die first and use all of his/her organs on other patients. The janitor has nothing to do with this. Let that person live his/her life.

  • LOL insultan
    LOL insultan Month ago

    for the trolley thing, first I would pull the lever. for the second one, I would not kill the janitor... however, I would kill the person whose heart is failing, because he would die quickest anyway, and then take their healthy organs. because he was the only one whose heart was failing, no one else needs a heart, I can just throw it out... but all the other organs are useful still so I would transplant them. tha janitor, who had a 0% chance of dying without me intervening, lives, the person who had a 90% chance of dying dies, and everyone else lives.

  • Inass Palestine
    Inass Palestine Month ago

    She is gorgeous and her is beautiful
    But really why is EARTH is a huge question...??

  • None Other
    None Other Month ago

    Just so everyone knows, I think I’d pull the lever but I would not kill the janitor

  • Not a Robot
    Not a Robot Month ago

    Kirsten: "We deal with tough stuff." Colbert: "Sure, that's comedy." -- best definition of comedy I have ever heard!

  • Stephanie Baughman
    Stephanie Baughman Month ago

    because God

  • Elisabeth Mulder
    Elisabeth Mulder Month ago

    The cut at 5:55 is kinda choppy, we totally missed a bit of this interview...

  • Sherry Osinga
    Sherry Osinga Month ago

    I vote for Kristen to be 1st lady late night ❣️(in LA)

  • jakesully
    jakesully Month ago

    Is she an absolute babe.

  • Preston Chandler
    Preston Chandler Month ago

    I believe the real follow up is what if the one person was your friend and all ten in the lobby are kids.

  • Preston Chandler
    Preston Chandler Month ago

    Kill the one duh

  • Brin Q
    Brin Q Month ago


  • Jessica Schlienz
    Jessica Schlienz Month ago

    I mean if they're on the track its their own fault for being on the damn tracks bahahah.