I wanted to be an actress since I was 2-years-old
Zooey Deschanel has always wanted to become an actress. And she did. More than that, she is an actress who earned an Emmy nomination. The 32-year-old smiley face of Fox’s hit show New Girl received her first Primetime Emmy Award nomination Thursday for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
“I wanted to be an actress since I was 2-years-old. It’s always been my dream and ambition. This is the kind of moment you dream about. Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined that I could have this incredible honor and recognition. It’s just so exciting”, Zooey told Entertainment Weekly after learning about her nomination.
Zooey shared her excitement with Lena Dunham, the other Outstanding Lead Actress nominee, via Twitter. “Lena Dunham what are our nails going to wear?!” she asked.
The 26-year-old actress hasn’t responded to Deschanel just yet. But she wrote: “I have no jokes to make. This is an amazing morning.