Zooey Deschanel Is Pregnant With Her First Child!

New Girl star is expecting with Jacob Pechenik this summer

By Francesca Bacardi Jan 13, 2015 3:39 PMTags
Zooey Deschanel, Jacob Pechenik, Emmy Awards 2014Jason Merritt/Getty Images

The New Girl is pregnant!

Zooey Deschanel is expecting her first child with Jacob Pechenik, a rep confirms to E! News. The twosome have been dating since mid-2014, and their baby is due next summer.

"Jacob and I are over the moon," the She & Him singer told People. "We are so excited to meet our little one."

Deschanel, 34, and her producer boyfriend, 42, will already have some play dates lined up for their little bundle of joy as the Elf actress' sister, Emily Deschanel, is also expecting! As E! News first reported, the Bones star is pregnant with her second child with husband David Hornsby.

Zooey and Jacob have been hot and heavy for quite some time now, dabbling in a lot of PDA over the past few months. The cute couple shared an intense kiss after having lunch together, and an eyewitness told E! News that they couldn't keep their hands off of each other throughout the meal!

"She was smiling and laughing at the things he was saying," and "when they got up to leave, he put his arm around her and they walked out together," the source told us.  

The couple is working on her next film together, Rock the Kasbah, which follows a washed-up American music manager in Afghanistan who discovers a girl with an amazing voice and steers her toward her country's wildly popular show, Afghan StarBruce WillisBill Murray and Taylor Kinney are also cast in the comedy, which means we'll definitely be there when it comes out!

In the meantime, we'll be keeping an eye on Zooey so we can watch her budding baby bump!

Congratulations to both families!