'What a babe': Kristen Bell's surprise praise for Green MP Julie Anne Genter

Actress Kristen Bell has praised Green MP Julie Anne Genter for cycling to the hospital to have her baby.

Bell is the voice of Anna in Frozen and has starred in popular TV shows including The Good Place, Veronica Mars and Heroes.

Bell shared the Green Party's post, which reads: "Our Minister for Women and Associate Minister for Transport @JulieAnneGenter just biked to the hospital to have her baby! The most #onbrand thing ever."

The actress added: "WHAT A BABE".

Ms Genter has attracted international media attention after she shared an Instagram post outside the hospital, having cycled there on her electric bike.

She said she was going for an induction and cycling to hospital had put her in the "best possible mood".

Ms Genter is an avid cycler, when she announced her pregnancy she shared an illustration of a couple on bikes with a baby on the backseat.

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