Jonathan Scott 'enjoys every minute' of being an 'extra dad' to Zooey Deschanel's kids

Jonathan Scott is playing every moment of his "extra dad" duties. In a new interview, the big-name brothers said he loves the kids of her foster friend Zooey

Scott, 44, reported today that being a part of the lives of Deschanel's daughter Elsie, 7, and son Charlie, 5, is "a joy".

"I always knew he would be a great dad — ex-clown, magician, I can build things, and it's been fantastic," Scott said, adding that he

"You realize your lifestyle transforms, your priorities become your kids, and after they're doing overall they can be doing in school, or doing some of their homework

Scott and Deschanel met on the set of Carpool Karaoke in 2019 and got together soon after. They recently purchased, renovated and moved

"The first time I found out [we had a connection]... Our youngest son came home from college with a picture he had drawn, and inside the picture

I think it turned into something pretty sweet, because the way we look at it, he has the advantage of an 'extra dad.' How cool is that? You have bigger humans

Deschanel, 42, has also been open about her courtship with Scott, and she told Drew Barrymore onscreen of her in October that he's "so sweet, he's the best."

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