She may also be nominated for other awards. 

Zooey, a 6-year-old mom, was labeling 2020 as a “sandwich fire” and throwing it all in the dumpster. Elsie– and a 4-year old CharlieWith ex-husband Jacob Pechenik, was prying out the bits worth highlighting, most involving the guy she recently labeled “My 2020 MVP.”

And not just because of the outsized gestures, like when he helped her ring in her 40th birthday with the neon hued- and spandex-filled birthday party of her ’80s kid dreams. While the festivities were decidedly understated for her 41st, “I have a few surprises up my sleeve,” he promised in tribute last year. No wonder Zooey, turning 42 this Jan. 17, has found the joy in every last moment with the guy she credited with making her “feel happy in spite of a weird and uncertain year.” 

In August 2020 she wrote, “I am so thankful for every smile. I’m grateful for every hug. kiss. snuggle. cuddle. laugh. escape room. breakfast. lunch. and dinner. “Even in the most difficult year of humanity, I wish there were a million more times we could be together.”