Federline lands role on 'CSI'

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Teen Choice Awards celebrity Kevin Federline makes his debut as an actor on America's top-rated drama, "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, PEOPLE reported.

Federline, 28, told PEOPLE that from the set of the CBS show, "This is pretty much my first time acting. It's the first time I've actually had a speaking role."


He added that the offer came about quickly. "I was doing stuff for the Teen Choice Awards," he says, "and got the call while we were rehearsing. I was excited right off the bat. It's the only show that I really, really watch."

He will play a menacing, arrogant teen, PEOPLE said, who harasses investigators Nick Stokes (George Eads) and Warrick Brown (Gary Dourdan) on a job; the episode is tentatively scheduled to air in October.

Federline's has primarily been known as the husband of singer Britney Spears.

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