by Rosy Cordero | Entertainment Weekly
Zooey Deschanel took a trip back in time to celebrate her 40th birthday. The former New Girl star celebrated the landmark with an ’80s themed gathering alongside boyfriend Jonathan Scott (Of Property Brothers fame) by her side.
“Today I am celebrating 40 years of being on this planet,” she captioned a photo of herself via Instagram on Friday. “Life is wonderful and I am so grateful for all the amazing people in mine. Thank you for all the birthday wishes, my heart is full.”
Photos from the celebration held in Los Angeles’ Koreatown hotspot Break Room 86 on Saturday shows guests dressed in neon colors, leg warmers, and spandex popular from the era. The space boasted tons of confetti flying as breakdancers performed on stage. The famous Ectomobile from the ’80s Ghostbusters films also made an appearance.
Other guests included Scott’s twin brother Drew Scott and his wife Linda Phan, who showed off their colorful ensemble on social media. Scott’s parents were also all dressed up and ready to party.
Scott posted a special tribute to his lady love on Instagram Friday.
“Happy Birthday to the beautiful human who brought joy & laughter back into my life,” he wrote.
Deschanel responded in the comments, “I’m the luckiest girl.”
The pair met while shooting an episode of Carpool Karaoke in August, just one month before she announced her split from husband Jacob Pechenik. The pair said in a statement they had been separated for “several months.”