Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard Welcome Baby Girl

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Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell arrives at the 'Hit & Run' Los Angeles Premiere in Los Angeles on August 14, 2012  -- Getty Premium
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Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell arrives at the 'Hit & Run' Los Angeles Premiere in Los Angeles on August 14, 2012 -- Getty Premium

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are parents!

The longtime couple welcomed a baby girl - Lincoln - on Thursday.

"Lincoln Bell Shepard is here," Dax, 38, Tweeted. "She has mom's beauty and dad's obsession with breasts. Hooray!!!"

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Kristen, 32, and her "Parenthood" star fiance began dating in 2007.

The couple got engaged in 2009, but has yet to tie the knot, citing issues with marriage equality.

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"The reason we're not rushing to get married is because I don't feel appropriate taking advantage of a right that's denied to my [gay and lesbian] friends," Kristen, who currently stars in Showtime's "House of Lies" with Don Cheadle, told The Advocate last year. "That's why we've been so hesitant. Dax and I have talked about it a lot, and this issue is very important to both of us. We're just standing up for what we believe in. Period."

In addition to being a first-time mom, Kristen will soon step back into the role of Veronica Mars for a fan-funded film version of the canceled TV series.

-- Erin O'Sullivan

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