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Kristen Bell talks being in lockdown during Hurricane Irma

Kristen Bell is one celebrity with a heart of gold.

The 37-year-old actress found herself stranded in her Orlando hotel over the weekend as Hurricane Irma hit Florida.

But instead of hunkering down in her room, Kristen organized a series of activities for a group of senior citizens who had been evacuated to the hotel from their nursing homes.

 

Staying safe: Kristen Bell found herself stranded in her Orlando hotel over the weekend as Hurricane Irma hit Florida

The Frozen star – who is currently in Florida filming a movie – has been documenting her shenanigans during the storm with a series of heartfelt yet hilarious posts on Instagram, and on Monday, she spoke to Jimmy Kimmel during a live satellite feed.

Wedged in between the hotel’s manager, Gary, and her new ‘side piece’, an elderly gentleman named John, Kristen recounted the details of the last few harrowing days.

‘We’re all safe and sound here. We’ve been making the most of a crazy situation,’ she said.

Introducing Gary, Kristen said the Walt Disney World Resort manager was feeling ‘exhausted’ after the weekend’s events.

Making the most of it... Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel on Monday, Kristen introduced some of the people who are at the hotel with her

Making the most of it… Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel on Monday, Kristen introduced some of the people who are at the hotel with her

New friends: Wedged in between the hotel's manager, Gary, and her new 'side piece', an elderly gentleman named John, Kristen recounted the details of the last few harrowing days

New friends: Wedged in between the hotel’s manager, Gary, and her new ‘side piece’, an elderly gentleman named John, Kristen recounted the details of the last few harrowing days

‘He’s been running toilet paper to people’s rooms at two in the morning,’ she said.

After confessing he’d been awake for 72 hours, Jimmy asked Gary if people were asking for toilet paper or if he was ‘just delirious and running it to their rooms’.

She then introduced John, another new friend she had made while being trapped inside the hotel during the storm.

‘This is my side piece here in Orlando, Jimmy,’ joked the blonde beauty, who has been married to Dax Shepard, 42, since 2013.

Finding love: 'This is my side piece here in Orlando, Jimmy,' joked the blonde beauty, who is married to actor Dax Shepard

Finding love: ‘This is my side piece here in Orlando, Jimmy,’ joked the blonde beauty, who is married to actor Dax Shepard

When Jimmy asked John how he was holding up, the senior citizen had a hilarious comeback. 'I'm swamped under, but with beautiful women,' replied the smooth-talking ladies man

When Jimmy asked John how he was holding up, the senior citizen had a hilarious comeback. ‘I’m swamped under, but with beautiful women,’ replied the smooth-talking ladies man

When Jimmy asked John how he was holding up, the senior citizen had a hilarious comeback.

‘I’m swamped under, but with beautiful women,’ replied the smooth-talking ladies man.

‘I’ll never be the same,’ he added, prompting both Jimmy and Kristen to burst out laughing.

Getting the group together... The actress then panned the camera around to show the people who had gathered at the hotel to wait out the storm

Getting the group together… The actress then panned the camera around to show the people who had gathered at the hotel to wait out the storm

Getting creative: Among the activities the kind-hearted actress has organized at the hotel are bingo, karaoke and wheelchair races

Getting creative: Among the activities the kind-hearted actress has organized at the hotel are bingo, karaoke and wheelchair races

The actress then panned the camera around to show the people who had gathered at the hotel to wait out the storm.

‘Kristen, you really are the best. That is unbelievable that you’re doing all this stuff for everyone,’ Jimmy told her.

Among the activities the kind-hearted actress has organized at the hotel are bingo, karaoke and wheelchair races.  

Turning back to Jimmy, Kristen said she had to tell John the TV host was ‘Johnny Carson ‘cos he didn’t know who you were’. 

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