Newswire: Zooey Deschanel wants people to stop calling her adorkable

Ensuring that we will never, ever stop referring to her as “adorkable,” Zooey Deschanel recently told The Huffington Post that she is not, in fact, adorkable. Classic Zooey! So adorkable. She says that she doesn’t always agree with how she’s “portrayed in certain public contexts,” so she tries to stay away “from that sort of thing.” She also claims that “adorkable” was created by Fox’s marketing department to promote the first season of New Girl, and not, as we assumed, plucked from a unicorn’s eyelash upon the day of her birth. Attempting to put the adorkable nail in the adorkable coffin, Deschanel says, “[adorkable is] a word that describes the character that I play, not me. I don’t personally have identification with that word myself.”

Apparently, Zooey Deschanel is a real person who can’t have her entire persona described with one (perfect) word. Like …

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