Zooey Deschanel has a big, happy blended family. The ‘New Girl’ actress opened up about co-parenting with her ex-husband and boyfriend the June 20, 2022 episode of the Broad Ideas with Rachel Bilson podcast.
The 42-year-old shares her daughter Elsie, 6, and son Charlie, 4, with ex-husband Jacob Pechenik. According to peopleThe former couple separated in January 2019 and finalized their divorce in June 2020. She has since been dating Property Brothers star Jonathan Scott, who met on the set of Carpool Karaoke in August 2019.
“They go back and forth. And yes, you know, we’re all very close,” Deschanel said on the podcast. “Like we’re all friends. We like to go on vacation together. We get along very well.”
Deschanel revealed that she and her ex were “cordial” at first. As she explained, “When we went through our divorce, there was always a bit of touch-and-go stuff, you know. We did mediation, no lawyers or anything.”
But a birthday party showed just how much the kids enjoy hanging out together. And as she added, Scott is “really great” with the kids.
“It was my son’s birthday … and my friend booked an Elmo performer to do something like a Zoom thing,” the She & Him singer told the hosts. “My ex-husband came over and my boyfriend was there and we were all wearing cowboy hats. It was just the three of us and the two kids and we’re watching this Elmo actor on Zoom and the kids were so happy we were all together and we all got along great.”
She continued, “And I was like, guess what? It’s such a blessing and I like doing it that way. And to make it so that we all get along and the kids are so happy when we’re all together. So we just try as much as possible.”
Deschanel celebrated Pechenik & Scott on Father’s Day
Deschanel shared a look at the group getting together for Father’s Day. as she wrote on Instagram“I’m so thankful my kids have these two amazing guys in their lives: @jonathanscott and their dad @jacobpechenik.”
The Celebrity IOU host commented, “One big happy family,” and Pechenik added, “It’s my absolute greatest privilege.”
Deschanel & Scott renovated their “Park House”
Deschanel and Scott plan forever. The couple recently completed renovations to their new Los Angeles home.
in the an essay that Scott wrote for his Reveal magazine he described the house as “a 1938 Georgian style house designed by renowned Californian architect Gerard Colcord”. Notable features include the “lush lawn and massive California plane trees.”
“It looked like a park. That’s why when we first took the kids to the property, they named it Park House,” the HGTV star continued. “And you know what happens when you name something, whether it’s a mangy stray dog or a beautiful home of your dreams? you keep it Next thing you know, Zooey and I owned the Park House.”
Deschanel gave an insight into the renovation work on Instagrambut a full tour of the house will be featured in Reveal’s summer 2022 issue.
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