Former Child Star Christina Applegate insists her gorgeous, mini-me, two-year-old daughter Sadie Grace will not become a child star.

Applegate began her own career in show business at three months old, when she worked with her mother, actress/singer mother Nancy Piddy, in the soap opera  Days of Our Lives. Applegate eventually landed the role of precocious teen Kelly Bundy in 1980’s hit sitcom, “Married with Children.”

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Child actors David Faustino and Christina Applegate played siblings on “Married with Children.”

In an interview with Britain’s The Independent newspaper, she stated “I don’t want [a child acting career] for Sadie, no. I think that if she chooses to be a performer, she can spend from now until she is 18 honing that and becoming good at it.  I don’t feel that it’s a good idea for a young person to start getting money for a talent that is not honed. I don’t want her to get stuck. I’m regretful that I didn’t get to finish all the schooling that I could have had. Because a lot of child actors, historically, don’t turn out great.”

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Applegate, who did “turn out great,” reprises her hilarious role of anchorwoman Veronica Corningstone in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues which opens nationwide today!

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