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Drew Barrymore wouldn't be thrilled if her daughter followed in her footsteps and posed for Playboy.
In a Jan. 14 interview with ABC News' Amy Robach, the six-months pregnant Big Miracle actress admitted that motherhood has made her to reevaluate some of her past life experiences. "Is there anything you look back at [in your life] and you kind of cringe?" the TV journalist asked.
"No," said the 38-year-old star, who is expecting a baby girl with Will Kopelman. "I celebrate that I had any sense of freedoms at a certain point, because I don't feel like that now. I love the very exposed, humorous, imperfect, never trying to pretend to be perfect journey that I have been on in my life."
Robach asked, "What if Olive comes to you at 18 or 19 and says, 'Mom, I want to pose for Playboy?'"
"I would not let her," the makeup maven replied. "I don't think I would. I would influence her not to, because my life choices are supposed to be the gateway to somebody else's. That's my journey."
Barrymore shocked fans when she posed for Playboy at age 19 and got her first divorce from Jeremy Thomas. The former child star married MTV's Tom Green in 2001 and got a divorce the following year.
While Barrymore wouldn't wish her upbringing on anyone, she wouldn't trade her experiences either. She entered rehab at age 13 for alcohol and drug abuse, and she later attempted suicide. Barrymore became emancipated from her parents at age 15 and remains estranged from her mother, Jaid.
"I have no regrets in my life whatsoever. I'm psyched about it all," said the Blended star, who just released her first photography book. "I'm just in such a different mind frame. I'm in mom mode now."
"It's a ride. I'm tired, but it's the best ride I've ever been on in my life," Barrymore said of parenthood.
Asked if she's surprised to finally have a sense stability, Barrymore smiled. "I love the wonderful, awkward journey that I've been on in my life," she said. "I never have to worry that, like, I didn't get anything out of my system."