Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard Separate
November 01, 2011
Like her New Girl alter ego, Zooey Deschanel is single once more. Just two years after getting married, Zooey and Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard have separated, a rep tells Us Weekly.
"It was mutual and amicable," a source adds. "There was no third party involved."
The "adorkable" 31-year-old and Gibbard, 35, were married near Seattle in late September 2009.
In an interview with iVillage, Deschanel revealed what surprised her most about marriage life, "You can't expect to make no effort. You still have to make the effort and be kind and understanding. It sort of just solidifies your commitment."