Kristen Wiig gives advice to her 30-year-old self

Jun 17, 2013 at 11:08 p.m. ET

Kristen Wiig has come a long way in a decade, but she wouldn't go back to who she was. She gives advice to herself 10 years ago.

Kristen Wiig Kristen Wiig will hit the big 4-0 in just a few months but is looking and feeling better than she ever has. The actress made the decision a year ago to leave Saturday Night Live after spending seven years with the comedy show, and her movie career is now as hot as ever.

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Wiig is currently promoting her new film Despicable Me 2 and was asked what wisdom the soon-to-be 40-year-old would give to herself as a 30-year-old.

"When I turned 30, I couldn't believe my 20s were over," Kristen told Access Hollywood. "But my 30s were by far my favorite! You kind of think like, 'Oh my gosh, I'm 30. My 20s were the best!' But 20s are kind of hard. 30s are the best."

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Wiig’s birthday is coming up on Aug. 22, but she is not planning a big party. That doesn’t mean she doesn’t want to do something big, though.

"As of now, I'm working on that day," she said. "But I wanna do something. I don't know exactly what — I'm not going to like, go skydiving or anything!"

Despicable Me 2 comes out on July 3, but Wiig said she really misses SNL, the show that made her famous.

"It's hard to watch. I've admitted that like, I can't watch it a lot of times," she told Access Hollywood. "I think I'll always miss it. I'll always wonder what they're doing on Saturday nights and I'll feel that little tug in my heart."

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Besides Despicable Me 2, Wiig has four other films due out this year, including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Skeleton Twins and Anchorman: The Legend Continues. She also made a guest appearance as young Lucille Bluth on the new episodes of Arrested Development.

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