Add Ryan Seacrest to the list of celebrities who've been victims of a "swatting" prank — where jokesters call 911 to report a (fake) incident and have officers sent to the celeb's home.
In Seacrest's case, the caller said armed men were shooting their way into Seacrest's home in Beverly Hills Wednesday afternoon, CNN reports. Police arrived and left after speaking with the American Idol host.
Ford Motors is apologizing for a distasteful ad featuring a caricature of the Kardashian sisters.
In an India-based ad campaign for the new Ford Figo, Paris Hilton sits at the passenger seat of the car with Kim, Kourtney and Khloe — all scantily clad — tied up in an open trunk. The tagline reads, "Leave Your Worries Behind." The other two ads, all of which were leaked, depict Italian politician Silvio Berlusconi with three latex-wearing girls in the back and German racecar driver Michael Schumacher paired with his rivals Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso, and Lewis Hamilton.read more
Paris Hilton is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the prank fad known as "swatting," in which a SWAT team is deployed to a celebrity's home as the result of a hoax phone call on the part of practical jokers.