One of our favourite celebrities from way back, Zooey Deschanel never fails to make us feel good about life, basically. In exciting news for the star, it has been confirmed that Zooey and husband Jacob Pechenik are expecting a baby!
The pregnancy was confirmed by Us Weekly only hours ago and fans have greeted the news with much excitement. The New Girl star is already mother to an 18-month-old girl they named Elsie Otter.
When asked about how she chose Elsie Otter’s name, Zooey told Ellen DeGeneres last year they were inspired because “in the sense that we’re all mammals,” then went on to explain, “No, we thought Elsie is kind of a classic name. A lot of people have grandmas and aunts named Elsie.”
The actress surprised fans in 2015 when she confirmed that she had given birth to Elsie in August 2015 and also had secretly wed her hubbby on the sly.
The pair is yet to release an official statement on the pregnancy, but fingers crossed for more news soon. Congratulations Zooey!