Zooey Deschanel 'Super Excited' to Become an Aunt
updated 04/01/2011 AT 10:00 AM EDT
•originally published 04/01/2011 AT 09:30 AM EDT
"My big sister, Emily (aka bones) Deschanel and her husby, David Hornsby, are going to have a baby!" Zooey Tweeted Thursday. "I am super excited to be an aunt!"
Bones star Emily, 34, and her husband announced Thursday they are expecting their first child together. She is due later this year.
– Sara Hammel