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Zooey Deschanel Misidentified as Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect in Closed Captioning Error

Originally posted 04/22/2013 11:25AM

With a name like Zooey Deschanel, chances are the actress has suffered her fair share of mix-ups and mispronunciations – but nothing like quite like this.

While the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was being pursued by investigators during a manhunt on Friday, Dallas-Fort Worth's Fox 4 had a closed caption fail for the record books.

As a news anchor read aloud the name of 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, closed captioning on screen read, "He is 19-year-old Zooey Deschanel."

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Zooey Deschanel Now a Mom – to the 'Sweetest' Rescue Dogs

UpdatePosted 03/14/2013 06:30PM

Zooey Deschanel Adopts 'Greatest, Sweetest' Dogs from L.A. Rescue

Originally posted 03/14/2013 12:25PM

Looks like the New Girl took home some new girls of her own.

Zooey Deschanel rescued a pair of pooches from Los Angeles's Bill Foundation, she announced on Twitter Wednesday.

"I have to thank the #billfoundation for the greatest, sweetest, most wonderful dogs in the world," she wrote of her canine companions, whom she named Zelda and Dot. "Apples of my eye!"

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Zooey Deschanel's Night Out with Roasted Octopus in West Hollywood | Zooey Deschanel

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Zooey Deschanel's Night Out with Roasted Octopus in West Hollywood

Originally posted 01/31/2013 06:00AM

From New Girl to cover girl!

On Monday night, friends and guests of Zooey Deschanel celebrated the actress's Glamour cover at the new eatery RivaBella in West Hollywood.

In the restaurant's "wine cave" private dining room, guests enjoyed signature Bella Bellinis made with Belvedere vodka, housemade peach puree, peach bitters and Mionetto Prosecco.

Hosted by Cindi Leive, the magazine's editor-in-chief, the soiree featured dishes like roasted octopus salad with potatoes, Taggiasche olives and salsa verde, and beef tenderloin tagliata with arugula.

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Zooey Deschanel: Expect the Return of the New Girl Drinking Game

Zooey Deschanel: Expect the Return of the New Girl Drinking Game

Originally posted 01/22/2013 04:20AM

Plus: The actress and Jake Johnson tease that one of their costars will "find his groove sexually" this season

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Zooey Deschanel Nails It with Another Cute Red Carpet Manicure

Zooey Deschanel Nails It with Another Cute Red Carpet Manicure

Originally posted 01/13/2013 07:10PM

Check out the New Girl star's movie-inspired manicure!


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Watch the Biggest Viral Videos of 2012

The Best Viral Videos of 2012

Originally posted 12/20/2012 02:05PM

Everybody danced like a galloping horse, thanks to "Gangnam Style."

Everyone sang "Call Me Maybe" – even Barack Obama. (Well, sort of.)

And everyone wondered why Zooey Deschanel asked, "Siri, is that rain?" when she was standing by a window in an iPhone commercial.

These and more were the viral videos of the year – the clips you posted on Facebook, shared on Twitter and clustered around your coworker's computer to watch over and over.

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It's Over: Zooey Deschanel & Ben Gibbard's Divorce Is Finalized | Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard Are Divorced

Originally posted 12/17/2012 06:15PM

A year after Zooey Deschanel filed for divorce from Ben Gibbard, the pair's marriage is officially over.

The New Girl star, 32, and Death Cab for Cutie crooner, 36, were divorced on Dec. 12, according to court documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court.

According to the papers, "Unhappy and irreconcilable differences have arisen between the parties, which have caused the irremediable breakdown of their marriage. There is no possibility that counseling … or mediation could save the marriage."

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Which Emmy Nominees Do Facebook Users 'Like'?

Emmy Nominees on Facebook: Who Has the Most Likes?

Originally posted 09/22/2012 04:30PM

Only the accountants at Ernst & Young – the official vote-counters for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – know who will take home an Emmy during Sunday's ceremony.

Until then it's anyone's guess. But we can tell you which Emmy nominees are getting the most buzz among 170.89 million Facebook users in the U.S.

Based on the number of "Likes" and the number of mentions on the social networking site, it seems Sofia Vergara is a fan favorite. The Modern Family star leads over Kristen Wiig, Mayim Bialik, Julie Bowen, Merritt Wever and Kathryn Joosten for the supporting comedy actress category.

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The Top 5 Celebs to Follow on Facebook Right Now!

PEOPLE Recommends: Top 5 Celebs to Follow on Facebook

Originally posted 08/22/2012 10:00AM

You've added Timeline (whether you wanted to or not). You've uploaded a cute cover photo. And, of course, you've liked PEOPLE on Facebook.

So, what's next?

Why don't you follow some of our favorite stars to hit the social network? Read on for our recommendations on which stars to like – and tell us in comments which celebs you think are essential in your newsfeed.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Zooey Deschanel Is My Fun Movie Date | Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Zooey Deschanel Is My Fun Movie Date

Originally posted 08/15/2012 08:05AM

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel may have shared great chemistry in 2009's (500) Days of Summer, but their romance only exists on-screen.

Despite fans' wishes for the two to become an item, the costars are just friends, Gordon-Levitt, 31, insists in the September issue of Playboy .

"We've been friends for 10 years. She loves movies, music and art, and she's incredibly knowledgeable about that stuff," he says.

"She's turned me on to so many movies and so much good music. It's fun just so have conversations, watch movies with her."

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