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Kevin Bacon Talks Fame, Footloose and Staying Scandal-Free

Ask Kevin Bacon about whether he’d like to have a cameo in the upcoming Footloose remake and the actor gives a surprising answer.

“You know, no one’s ever spoken to me about it. Never say never, but… who knows.”

In a new interview with PopEater.com, Bacon talks candidly about revisiting that career changing film, and his latest, My One and Only, co-starring Renee Zellweger. It’s a period piece set in the 1950s and Bacon plays a philandering husband. Aside from Footloose, which he made when he was just 26, Bacon’s resume has included a bevy of hardened bad boy roles (think A Few Good Men, Wild Things, Mystic River).

But in real life, the actor has led a remarkably scandal-free life with his wife of 21 years, actress Kyra Sedgwick.

“I come from a very, very strong family,” Bacon told Popeater. “And I think that I just somehow instinctively knew that I had to find something that was more important than the movies. We make each other and our children a priority. That’s the beginning and end of it.”

So what does Bacon think of Chace Crawford starring in the Footloose remake?

Check out the rest of the Popeater interview for that and more.