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Zooey Deschanel Files for Divorce from Ben Gibbard

Zooey Deschanel Files for Divorce from Ben Gibbard

Zooey Deschanel is making her split from rocker Ben Gibbard official.

The 31-year-old New Girl star filed for divorce in L.A. County Superior Court on December 27 citing “irreconcilable differences,” TMZ reports.

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According to the court documents, the official date of separation is listed as October 31, just one day before news broke that the couple had called it quits.

Zooey and Ben, 35, the frontman for the band Death Cab for Cutie, wed in 2009.

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  • Beard

    Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph

  • Reba

    I agree, Zooey, get with Joseph Gordon-Levitt already!!!!!

  • BEAN

    And she’s not with JGL… the way he was looking at her in that Christmas video… mmm mmm mmm well.

  • Jime

    Thought they were gonna make it…Anyway it’s time for Joseph :D

  • BEAN

    my bad, now*

  • Jon

    He probably couldn’t handle her suddenly becoming an A-list actress

  • BEAN

    LOL I think this is the only break up thread where people will forget the “how sad” and actually look forward to her ‘next relationship’

  • Stephanie

    I hope she gets with joseph!

  • Lily

    @Beard: I just love your comment))

  • Ohahai

    It’s truly sad how all these marriages are separating. :’(

  • Taylor

    Love to see her sister Emily from Bones on her show! They are both very funny! Zoey is great on her show and glad it made it for a whole
    Season. And Zoey is nominated for a Golden Globe…Where does husBand play…Is he living off of her !

  • stacey

    who? and who?

  • Beard

    @Lily: and I love yours!

  • Ohahai

    It’s truly sad how all these marriages lately are separating. :’(

  • Beard

    fake beard

  • Vivian

    I agree with you, it’s sad that so many people are divorcing. Seems like we all forgot how sacred love is. I know shit happens to us and it hurts and we all have a past that has hurt us, but love can overcome anything (besides physical abuse because that’s not love). Good luck to Zooey finding her true love!

  • Oh Well

    It’s sad when folks are already rooting for her to be with someone else instead of hoping they can reconcille after taking vows to love each until death do us part.

    Also, her show sucks! I don’t get all the buzz surrounding it. It is stupid and totally not funny, unless you think being a moron is funny.

  • tams

    always happens when one person in the marriage becomes more ‘famous’.. (by that i mean main-stream popular)

  • me

    She won’t date JGL so you fangirls can give it a rest. It’s very obvious he likes her more than she likes him, JUST like in the movie! lol

  • wat

    Her twin Katy Perry just got divorced too omg lol

  • bob


    I know right?! More evidence they’re the same person!

  • Allison


  • CristianStan

    They are both very funny! Zoey is great on her show and glad it made it for a whole season.