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Kevin Federline graces the December issue of Details magazine. He's been named one of its “50 Most Influential Men under 45.”
By The Scoop
msnbc.com
updated 11/27/2007 5:59:48 AM ET 2007-11-27T10:59:48

Kevin Federline, father of the year? Well, not quite, but Details magazine has deemed Britney Spears’ famous ex one of its “50 Most Influential Men under 45.”

To be specific, Federline, 29, is listed in the No. 7 slot as a “Good Father” alongside Larry Birkhead. Federline, a father of four to be exact, tells the magazine that “To be a father is… everything. It shows me how little I am.”

Little as he might be, his acting career is getting bigger, at least by Federline’s standards. One lament: “I’d actually like to play somebody other than a bad guy or an ass,” he tells Details.

And although the decisions in his ongoing custody battle with Spears speak for themselves, Federline reveals a snapshot of life inside his household. “My TVs are pretty much G-rated right now. Anything from “SpongeBob” to “Finding Nemo,” and you know, I’m still trying to decide which one I like more.”

Springsteen’s spin on his rivals
Slideshow: The week in celebrity sightings Not that anyone was worried about Bruce Springsteen keeping up with the newer generation of musicians, but the Boss sets the record straight about his “competition” in the new issue of Spin.

“I am not competing with anyone — I don’t put a record out and think it has to go up against 50 Cent,” says Springsteen. Another nice touch: Springsteen gives props to Rihanna, and her rain gear. “Pop records are fun — (Rihanna’s) ‘Umbrella’ I can enjoy tremendously…”

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