Zooey Deschanel "Super Excited to Be an Aunt"

Celebrity Moms Apr. 1, 2011 AT 9:01AM
Zooey Deschanel "Super Excited to Be an Aunt" Credit: Todd Williamson/WireImage.com

Zooey Deschanel is about to become one of the coolest aunts in Hollywood.

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The 31-year-old She & Him singer's sister, Bones actress Emily Deschanel, announced she is expecting her first child with her writer-actor husband David Hornsby on Thursday.

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"I am super excited to be an aunt!" Zooey tweeted later that evening.

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Emily, 34, and Hornsby -- who plays Matthew "Rickety Cricket" Mara on FX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia -- tied the knot in a private L.A. ceremony on September 25, 2010.

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