Alec Baldwin: Salma Hayek 'The Most Fabulous Woman Ever'

12/25/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Step aside, Jennifer Aniston. You're no longer Alec Baldwin's favorite 30 Rock guest star.

That honor belongs to Salma Hayek, who played the actor's love interest for five episodes.

"She was literally the most fabulous woman that I've ever worked with," Baldwin recently told PEOPLE.

And at last night's CNN "Heroes" tribute award show, Hayek was quick to return the praise.

"We had such a great time!" she told PEOPLE, "I love Alec to death. He energizes me ... because he's so talented. He really, truly inspires me."

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