Drew Barrymore Embraces Aging: 'I Love Being 40'

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Milestone schmilestone!

Drew Barrymore recently turned 40, and the Golden Globe winning actress and producer recently told Ellen DeGeneres that she couldn't be happier about it.

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"When I was a kid I felt like I should be older," Barrymore admitted on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. "Then when I was in my twenties, I was like 'No, I want to be a kid,' finally."

"It's the first time in my life my age has met up with where my life is," said Barrymore. "I love being 40."

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Forty is just a number, and apparently she loves it!

In addition to her recent birthday, Barrymore opened up about her adorable daughters, Olive and Frankie -- doing very cute impressions of how they behave for Ellen. Watch the clip below.

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Besides the fact that she now has adorable kids of her own, Drew Barrymore was once a pretty cute kid herself! Watch below for Barrymore's first Oscars red carpet at just eight years old!