Oscar-nominated Gladiator star Russell Crowe has become the target of a kidnapping plot, the FBI confirmed Tuesday. No details were given, but Crowe has been interviewed by agents from the bureau and his publicist said that the actor "has taken the necessary security precautions." It's not clear when Crowe was informed of the plot, but Entertainment Tonight reports that he attended the Jan. 21 Golden Globe ceremony flanked by tuxedo-clad FBI agents. What's more, Scotland Yard police reportedly were on hand to protect him last week during the London premiere of Proof of Life in which Crowe ironically plays a hostage negotiator.
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