How Jonathan Scott and Zooey Deschanel Are Blocking Out the "BS" Amid Wedding Planning Process

Jonathan Scott gave E! News an update on where he and Zooey Deschanel stand when it comes to planning their wedding.

By Corinne Heller Dec 15, 2023 9:29 PMTags
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Sleigh bells, not wedding bells will be ringing for fiancés Zooey Deschanel and Jonathan Scott this year.

The New Girl alum and Property Brothers star, who got engaged earlier this year after four years of dating, aren't planning their wedding just yet. and are Instead they are channeling all their concentration on celebrating the holiday season.

"Now we're so focused on the holidays that we're waiting," Jonathan told E! NewsJustin Sylvester in a joint interview with his brother Drew Scott. "In the new year, we'll start thinking about what we want to do and how we want to do it. It know one thing—it will be the greatest party we've ever planned."

However, Drew is more focused on a different aspect of his twin brother's impending wedding festivities, quipping, "I just need to know if I'm planning the bachelor party, so I can get started."

Jonathan responded, "Yes, you are."

And the Celebrity IOU star and Zooey are united in how they are approaching wedding planning.

Celeb Wedding Dresses

"I think the good thing is when you find somebody, at this stage in our lives, we don't have the energy or time for the BS anymore," Jonathan explained. "And so, we're not taking any pressure from anybody. Nobody's gonna tell us what our guest list is gonna look like. We're just gonna do things the way we want to do things because it's about each other."

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Drew also praised his brother and future sister-in-law's talents for entertaining guests. "I will say one thing, though—nobody throws a party like Jonathan and Zooey, whether it's Halloween or Christmas," he said. "So I just know the wedding is gonna be amazing because of how they are as party planners."

Earlier this month, Zooey—who shares daughter Elsie, 8, and son Charlie, 6, with ex-husband Jacob Pecheni—gave insight to her and Jonathan's wedding plans, revealing they'd yet to set the date.

"We don't know when we're getting married yet," the Elf actress told E! at ELLE's Women in Hollywood Celebration in Los Angeles on Dec. 5. "We're just enjoying being engaged right now."

Look back at the couple's romance below:

The Big Debut

In late October 2019, soon after they began dating after meeting on Carpool Karaoke, the pair took a major step in their romance and became Instagram official. Following their date at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights, Zooey and Jonathan took to social media to share glimpses into their frightening evening. As the New Girl alum wrote, "Still processing how scared I was of these people dressed in spooky masks."

Claws Out

The actress made the purrrfect plus one to his brother's Halloween wedding.

Major Milestone

During Thanksgiving 2019, the Property Brothers star professed his love to Zooey, publicly dropping the "L" word in his Instagram caption. "I am beyond thankful to be surrounded by such incredibly fun loving people & puppies," he wrote to his one million followers. "You bring joy to my life. I love you."

Officially Official

After two months together, the couple made their red carpet debut at the Critics' Choice Documentary Awards in November 2019.

Out of This World

The force was strong during their Star Wars double date with Drew Scott and wife Linda Phan

All Smiles

The duo has a fun date night at the Emma premiere in Los Angeles.

Book Worms

In April 2020, the couple took to Facebook Live to do a reading of Jonathan and his twin brother's children's book, Builder Brothers: Big Plans.

"2020 MVP"

Ringing in the New Year, Zooey gushed over Jonathan on Instagram, writing, "My 2020 MVP was this guy, who always made me feel happy in spite of a weird and uncertain year," she gushed. "Hoping 2021 is full of silver linings for everyone."

Wedding Bells

The couple announced their engagement in August 2023, with the pair gushing on Instagram, "Forever starts now!!!"

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