'New Girl': Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Liz Meriwether weigh in on the Nick and Jess situation


We've got good news and bad news, "New Girl" fans who are dying to see Zooey Deschanel's Jess and Jake Johnson's Nick get together.Let's rip off that Band Aid and go with the bad news first: Creator Liz Meriwether says the coupling is not going to happen any time soon. But there's good news: Meriwether very much loves the characters together and a relationship is not out of the question in the future."I think we love them together and we love their friendship, and this season is all about them becoming better and better friends," she tells Zap2it on the red carpet before the show's Paley Fest panel. "That's the real intimacy and connection that we were looking for."But Meriwether, her fellow executive producers and the entire writing staff are aware that some fans out there are desperately hoping for a Jess and Nick hookup. "We've read some amazing fan fiction," she reveals. "One day...



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