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Kevin Federline: Just Call Me Daddy!

Kevin Federline: Just Call Me Daddy!

Kevin Federline wants to shed the negative image the public has of him: boy toy, gold-digger, wannabe rapper, partier. He tells People he answers to one name: Daddy.

The 30-year-old former backup dancer split with Britney Spears back in 2006 and is focusing on his four kids — Preston, 3, Jayden, 2, Kori, 6, and Kaleb, 4. (The last two are with ex-girlfriend Shar Jackson, 32.) Here are some snippets from his interview with the mag:

A lot of people assumed you fought for custody of the kids because of money. My first question to [my lawyer] was, “Am I ever going to be able to see my children?” I told him that I would spend every last dime that I had to make sure that my children are okay. That’s all that mattered. I didn’t know how much power Britney had. That really scared me.

How did you react in January when Britney locked herself in the bathroom with Jayden and was later taken to the hospital on a gurney? That whole night is a blur. You want to talk about one of my lowest points of depression, that was probably one of them. I was very, very worried for her ’cause I care about her. That’s the mother of my children. Just because I’m not in love with her doesn’t mean that I don’t love her. I’m definitely rooting for her. There’s nothing more that I want than for her to be in the best health and doing what she loves to do.

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  • Sarah May

    He seems like he’s being genuine about his responses. Good man.

  • BECKY SMITH

    He is not a gold digger .. if he was he would be going to court wanting
    more money .. what makes him so different is that he is like GUY RITCHIE WHO ONLY WANTS TO SEE HIS SON..NOT HER MONEY

    Neither is Kevin.. never went after half her fortune.. Why is it ok for wives to go after half their husbands money and they are not called
    gold diggers..

    ABOLISH THIS NONSENSE AND LEAVE THESE MEN ALONE..

  • Ivana

    Who is Kevin??? O look there is Jake :))

  • suzy q

    i have to agree with the 2 previous posters – Kevin seems solid. He could have talked and told his story for big money and could have taken Brit to the cleaners but he didn’t. Plus he’s not out party all the time – keeps a pretty low profile.

  • Michelle

    Change that title to “Just Call Me Baby Daddy.” Because that is what Britney calls him and let’s face it that is what he is.

  • Anon

    The more I didn’t want to know about Britney, the more I like K-Fed. When we had 24/7 coverage of Britney and her meltdown, I saw another side of Kevin that seems like he is basically a decent guy. Look. He was very young. He was being a “dancer” in music videos, and wanted to break into show business. He was from a very poor simple background. he had dreams. Then he hooked up with Britney and got all caught up in the celebrity mess. But for all that, he is trying to do right by the kids. I don’t hate him and i don’t make fun of him anymore. I think all the hating was what made them break up. Britney is an ass. I don’t like her and I really, really do not like her mother. I think her mother should hook up with Michael Lohan and Dina. All three are the same types.

  • James

    Hey Kevin

    If You Seek A U

  • James

    Kevin has a pattern of getting a woman pregnant then leaving her and moving on to his next victim. Maybe if you all studied some psychology you would realize that that is a psychological personality disorder. Shar is in denial. People like Kevin keep in touch with their past victims just in case they need them some day. If you look at the past history of Adnan he did exactly the same thing minus the kids but I bet he was planning the kid thing with Britney. I also don’t think Lynne and Jamie were the saints of parents everyone makes them out to be now. I think throughout the years they contributed to the condition Britney is in now maybe not understanding they were doing it but they did. His type of disorder is hard to cure and he will bring misery to those around him. He needs help for his children’s sake and for those around him.

  • Smilee

    I want to believe him…..

  • BECKY SMITH

    JAMES WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT??

    FIRST HE MARRIED BRITNEY BEFORE HE GOT HER PREGNANT..
    SECOND: CHAR WAS HIS EX GIRLFRIEND NOT A VICTIM..

    ONLY YOU HAVE THE DISORDER TO THINK THIS GARBAGE..

  • naive

    anyone who thinks he wasn’t after money is so innocent. he couldn’t take britney to the cleaners because they did have a pre-nup. he said they parted ways because his focus was on the kids and not all her anymore? yeah, i love my kids so much I’ll spend most of my time partying in vegas on my wife’s money. that’s why you women will always be the “inferior” gender, you turn against each other out of pettiness, jealousy or whatever. i love p e n 1 s worshippers. and oh yes, like he will admit he needs her money in an interview. another point for the males. ding ding ding! we can commit murder and there will still be some women who will beleve we are innocent.

    do right for by his kids. yeah. right. nice one, kevin. thanks for the tips, we appreciate it.

  • SIN CITY

    4 K-fed fans:

    Wasn’t he seen in Las Vegas partying it up……?

    He makes it look good in front of that mag though………….

  • Noelle

    I am really impressed with him. He loves his boys just as much as she does. Some women have been given sole custody of children they had no business rising due their mental stability and the fact that the kids dead beat dads were not around. He is a man that went from being a hustler to a gentleman to a gem. Much continued success to him hell he could have walked away from those children like a many of men do.

    But lets be real on the on hand, he have monetary help and a lot of nannies I am sure.

  • terissa

    I think he’s stepped up to the plate but didn’t give a da** about them during the marriage. I seen the pictures of him partying with the tramps in Vegas and Cali and without Brittney, again who was home with her sons. That would drive any wife insaine. There was a time when Brittney was the perfect mother, staying home breast feeding and only focusing on her babies. Any wife would get fed up with her husband out getting nasty with hookers instead of spending time with the family. Once she filed for divorce and tmz pigs and 200 other media pigs joined they simply drove her over the edge always reporting negative damaging reports on her that gained Kevin custody. I don’t believe chasing her car with a helicopter overhead is safe, nor shoving the cameras into her sons face to get them to cry. Reporting that the kids were in danger and scared for their life was partially true, on the papz getting to close and endangering the kids. Any mother could feel her pain but many enjoyed her breakdown and wished the worst for her. Yes some fathers deserve custody but in this case I don’t feel Kevin was anymore fit than Brittney. Having his hoodrats hang out and party with beer and pot in front of the kids (referring back to the marriage days) is wrong. I’m happy that Britney is better and doing everything to get back her kids. I couldn’t imagine what she’s gone through, but as a mother I do feel she was done wrong by the media.

  • naive

    terissa @ 12/03/2008 at 1:02 pm

    you are a wise one. britney’s breakdown happened after the parting of ways with kevin. some people seem to have forgotten that. she had her heart broken and it’s just unfortunate that the paps took advantage of that.

  • Lynn

    Kevin’s ex. Shar Jackson said on a television interview that Kevin was an excellent father with her two kids and she knew that he was worried about what would happen to his kids with Britney. The media gives people images… And unfortunately for him because he was so different from Britney he got dubbed the gold digger. But he really does seem to be grounded and only interested in the welfare of his kids. I think he is a good guy.

  • naive

    what is shar going to say? badmouth her children’s father to the media? she gets nothing out of it if she antagonizes kevin. has it occured to you that if kevin gets money, her children gets money? she’s a smart cookie, she remained on good terms with kevin even after he left her for britney. it can only mean good things for her kids (britney loved them if you recall). i believe shar will do whatever is best for her children.

  • hawt

    who was kevin before britney? nobody.
    he obviously used britney for instant fame. he’s such a gold digger.

  • Maria

    Too bad he will not work to support his own children. The boys have nannies and his azz sits home with nannies taking care of the boys. If he is not going to hold a job he should not have nannies. He should pay attention to the kids he has with Shar but of course those kids don’t bring him as much money as Britney kids bring in. He is a lazy Jerk. He should find a job.
    Show his boys real men work.

  • Miapocca

    The leech is back again taking opportunity now that britney is back..I hope folks know well enough not to buy this issue…A leech is always a leech and he has no care other than how much money she makes…he conveniently started his court cases when his alimony was about to end..as soon as he was given more money he quietened down..I beleive the spears family need to have him sign a confidentiality document so he can shut up for life..society does not deserve pictures of this deadbeat and user

  • Miapocca

    The only thing I am sorry about this is that she procreated with the arse..he was throwing gallons of money he never earned on hookers and his posse…is that what your idea of a solid man is…lord help you …hmmmm

  • James

    Lynn @ 12/03/2008 at 1:19 pm, you said
    “Kevin’s ex. Shar Jackson said on a television interview that Kevin was an excellent father with her two kids”

    Did Shar say that before or after Britney was paying for all Kevin’s child support payments?

  • http://www.veryliberating.com pebbles

    I don’t see him posing with his other children, does he even have a job to pay child support to Shar Jackson?

  • http://justjared gossipgirl

    yeah right!, kevin has said that he would spend his every last dime, kevin didn’t even pay one dime of it!!!!!. britney paid all of it and even pay his lawyers!!!!!!!.. from what i heard, the real reason behind divcore that kevin cheated on britney when jayden was born. kevin is living off britney’s money. kevin is telling fibs. i hope britney get even!!!!!!!!!!.

  • Marie

    Kevin’s a Db! He wants us to believe that bullsh*t?? He’s trying to look like he didn’t do anything when he was the one who was partying every weekend!
    I dont think his a bad father at all but he needs to get a f*cking job! I can’t believe he’s going to stay living like this forever, with britney’s money!
    and of course the loser of Shar has to say that about kevin, her kids are living with the money britney gives him!

  • http://justjared gossipgirl

    so shar is living off britney money too or kevin is giving shar half of britney ‘s money? i heard kevin get $ 2,500 a week of child support?. kevin doesn’t care about britney, all he wants is her money!.

  • James

    gossipgirl I think Kevin gets $20,000 a month child support

  • bella

    He has had all this time to come out with “his story” and it is amazing he does it now. Wow, nice to see he is still trying to ride out his fame on the coat tails of his ex-wife. Not much has changed now has it.

  • bella

    Agree with comment #23. How come the other two kids are not in the picture???

  • Marieme

    Good for him!

    He deserves real praise. Everybody (mouthy bloggers) was so happy to attack him and he’s been completely devoted to those boys. Well done, Kevin!

  • http://justjared gossipgirl

    i think kevin only did this people magazine interview is for money????. britney new hit song “womanzier” is about kevin!!!!!. if you all didn’t know that. i brought britney new album, i love it!!. and yes, kevin is a golddigger.

  • Mr. d

    I don’t doubt for a second that he loves ALL his kids, but I still believe him to be an opportunistic dirtbag. Why doesn’t he hold a job, if nothing else to be a good role model for his kids. The way Britney squanders her money, her kids are probably going to need to work someday, instead of living off her proceeds. Federline needs to have some self-respect, earn his own way instead of lining his pockets with his ill-gotten gains.

  • eww

    Any moron can see that he’s leech trying to drain her of any money that he can. He so obviously used her for money. He uses the media and her craziness to look like a good father. His partying and cheating ways drove her crazy. All the pics that you see of him is partying and throwing ehr money away. The nannies take care of the kids.

    He’s so effed up that SHE HAS TO PAY for his legal fees and his lawyers. He gets half of the proceeds from the sale of their Malibu home, alimony (which stopped a bit ago) and $20,000 in CHILD SUPPORT!!!! It does not take $20 grand to take care of 2 kids a month!

    He is a pathetic loser that needs to stop riding his ex-wife’s coattails now that she has an album coming out. Yeah, be on the cover of a magazine when your wife is promoting a new album. He is calculating and manipulative and NEEDS TO BE A MAN A GET A JOB!
    What a DOUCHEBAG!

  • http://justjared gossipgirl

    i just hope that britney get full costody of her kids in the the future. i read that when britney and kevin were going through fighting costody of the kids in court that britney was telling a the judge that kevin was a golddigger and the judge wasn’t buying it, i don’t know if this is true or not?. kevin should go out get a job but who want to hire him!.

  • BRITNEYROCKS.

    Dude,This guy just wanted fame.
    It’s thanks to him that Britney went through a lot
    of that shit.

    He just did this interview for publicity.
    I’m not saying he doesn’t care but he
    never really loved Britney.

  • not me

    It is 25,000 # a month, I think. Those boys are his meal tickets. Why won’t he take care of them.

  • ivermom

    All I can say is……I have not seen pics of him partying or being wild like I used to see all the time. I hope that he has grown up now and is ready to be a good father to his children and I hope that he & Brit can be on friendly terms to make things good for the kids. Those cute little boys deserve good parents!

  • dulce

    yeah right!, kevin has said that he would spend his every last dime, kevin didn’t even pay one dime of it!!!!!. britney paid all of it and even pay his lawyers!!!!!!!.. from what i heard, the real reason behind divcore that kevin cheated on britney when jayden was born. kevin is living off britney’s money. kevin is telling fibs. i hope britney get even!!!!!!!!!!.

  • lEATHERBRO

    What in the hell does Shar Jackson see in him??

  • aGOG

    Remember that time when Kevin Federline left his infant daughter and pregnant girlfriend (just after their car had been re-posessed ) to bone Britney Spears while she toured Europe? Spears should have known then what sort of man she was dealing with. Federline is a dirty hustler, plain and simple. It’s really galling to read comments praising this degenerate for “stepping up” to take care of his boys when their mom couldn’t. A father is SUPPOSED to take care of his children, people! It’s so sad that so many congratulate this guy for deciding NOT to be a deadbeat dad (this time).

    And I can’t believe that anyone is buying this cheap “good guy” act he’s selling. He’s an unemployed bottom-feeder who gets $250,000+ a year to sit on his bloated behind while two nannies care for his children. I would really like to see Britney healed and ready to take primary custody of her boys. I wonder how “excellent” of a father Federline will be WITHOUT the 25k per month.

  • brie2009

    I’m glad he did this. It just like what #2 said about being a golddigger.

  • jaxon

    I’m not a big fan of his but I will say this: Those two kids look more relaxed and happy in his arms than I’ve ever seen them look with Britney. With her they always looked stressed and unhappy. It’s obvious that they feel more secure with Kevin. Who knew?

  • change we can believe in

    Where are his other children? They act like this guy only has the children he has with Spears.

  • Mélissa

    I totally hate him!
    he’s such a jerk and so manipulative !
    Damn who can believe his fu**** lies!
    he’s just concerned about his life and his comfort!

    that’s not a good husband and even a good dad!
    he should go to hell! =)

  • Billy Bob

    He’ STILL a fucking hanger’on-er. Of course he’s rooting for her. If she fails and everyone doesn’t care about her anymore then he has no career left what-so-ever. As of now his big claim to fame is being Brit’s ex-husband and the father of her two kids. He was always cheating and partying on her when they were married. It was no big shock when she dumped him. He realized alfter that he lost his gravy ticket and now that she’s coming back. WHAM… he’s on the cover of people. THIS GUY MAKES ME SICK.

    GO OUT A GET A REAL JOB KEVIN. BE A MAN.

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