Zooey Deschanel Gushes About 'Really Special' Daughter Elsie: Find Out Her Adorable Obsession!


Zooey Deschanel may voice a cute little troll in the animated film Trolls, but the actress’ favorite role is that of mom. The New Girl star is mom to 15-month-old Elsie.

“She is really special. She’s saying some words – hat – she says a lot of words, but she’s really obsessed with hats right now,” Deschanel told Ellen DeGeneres on Monday’s episode.

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“She rips them off, but they’re so cute. She likes wearing little bows and stuff in her hair,” Deschanel revealed.

She’s also likely to be a fan of her mom’s newest film, Trolls, which also co-stars Justin Timberlake.

“He came in and he blew me away,” she told DeGeneres about meeting Timberlake 10 years ago at a screen test. “He was such a good actor, and I was like, ‘Come on!’”

Deschanel mirrored the sentiment to ET’s Cameron Mathison at Sunday’s Los Angeles premiere of the film.

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“I didn't get to ever see Anna [Kendrick]. We recorded all our stuff separately, but obviously she is an amazing talented human being and I was excited to be in a movie with her,” she told ET. “And in the end it really seemed like we were interacting. But Justin, I got to work with him on the music because he was producing all the music so that was a really great experience. It's so good.”

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