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Zooey Deschanel is celebrating her second happy announcement this week!
The New Girl actress, who recently revealed she is expecting her first child, also just announced that she is engaged to boyfriend Jacob Pechenik. The intimate proposal took place on Jan. 17 – also Deschanel’s 35th birthday! The couple reportedly spent the afternoon on Catalina Island near Malibu.
Pechenik, 42, is a film producer who most recently worked on The Skeleton Twins and Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher. Deschanel and her now-fiance met after the She and Him singer’s breakup from screenwriter Jamie Linden. Deschanel was also previously married to Death Cab for Cutie’s lead singer Ben Gibbard. The two married in 2009 and divorced three years later.
The engaged couple is excited to be welcoming a child into the world and we’re wondering if they’ll hold off wedding planning for a little while.
"Jacob and I are over the moon," Deschanel told People Magazine. "We are so excited to meet our little one."
If an engagement and child on the way wasn’t already a full plate, the parents-to-be are also working on Deschanel’s next film, Rock the Kasbah, together.
Congratulations to these two in their exciting 2015!