Forty and Fabulous!

From Kelly Ripa to Matt Damon, see which stars are better than ever at the big four-oh

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Updated: Wednesday May 11, 2011 | 03:00 PM EDT By: Alex Apatoff

DENISE RICHARDS

"I feel better now than in my 20s! It's all good, I love it!" the actress (and new adoptive mom!) gushed to Access Hollywood of her recent milestone. Though she had some bumpy patches in her 30s, the star says her life experiences have made each birthday even better. "It's a wonderful thing. I've experienced so much. I think it's wonderful to embrace it."