The Hollywood actress proudly tweeted: ‘My big sister, Emily (aka bones) Deschanel and her husby, David Hornsby, are going to have a baby! ’ Emily and David began dating in 2007, after being introduced through mutual friends, and tied the knot last September in a quiet evening ceremony attended by close friends and family in Los Angeles.
The 34-year-old actress is best known for her role as forensic anthropologist, Dr Temperance Brennan, in the hit TV series, Bones.
Emily’s publicist has today confirmed the star's pregnancy with the Daily Mail Online and says the baby is due towards the end of the year.
Father-to-be, David, is best known for his role as Rickety Cricket in FX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and has also starred in blockbusters such as Pearl Harbour and the Minority Report.
Deschanel is a vegan and a committed supporter of animal rights causes.
She said she's also going to fondly recall many aspects of shooting with the show's great cast, "from cast members cracking up trying to keep it together and not laugh through the scene, to poignant moments, on screen and off that are really special." "I opened it and I laughed and then I put it on my shelf at home and my little girl came up and said, 'Dad, what is that funny mask on the desk? "She was creeped out by it and I said, 'It's a funny joke from your Aunt Emily, so it's all good.ET's Leanna Aguilera caught up with the co-stars at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, on Wednesday, where they opened up about what they're going to miss the most about filming their popular crime drama."For me, it's always been about the camaraderie and the crew and being able to work with [my] beautiful co-star," Boreanaz said.On board: Apparently, there was originally some doubt as to whether a final season would materialize, as both star's contracts were set to expire at the end of season 11.In 1994, Deschanel made her feature film debut in the romantic comedy-drama It Could Happen to You.