"He's such a nice guy," the actress, 30, told TV's Inside Edition, the Associated Press reports. "He's made some mistakes, but everybody else doesn't have the whole world pointing their finger at their mistakes."
Jackson has long been a staunch supporter of the aspiring rapper, who is currently on the road promoting his CD, Playing With Fire. In May, while Britney Spears was expecting her second child with Federline, Jackson told PEOPLE: "He's an amazing dad. … He's a good guy, and when he's not with (his kids), it hurts his heart that he misses them so much."
Federline, 28, became involved with Spears while Jackson was pregnant. She gave birth to son Kaleb, now 2, in July 2004, two months before Federline and Spears wed. Jackson and Federline also have a 4-year-old daughter, Kori. (continue reading)