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Celebrity Swatting

OVER IT: Celebrity Swatting Needs To Stop

Erin Clements | Posted 06.16.2013 | Celebrity
Erin Clements

Swatting is frighteningly easy to pull off (a 12-year-old fessed up to having been responsible for the swatting incidents at both Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber's homes), wastes police resources and has dangerous consequences.


Posted 04.08.2013 | Latino Voices

By Ikam Acosta Justin Timberlake and Selena Gomez are the latest victims of the celebrity swatting trend that has been plaguing Hollywood in ...

Victims Of A New Trend

Posted 03.12.2013 | Celebrity

UPDATE: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and the other celebrities and officials whose financial information ended up online are reportedly victims of a...

Ashton Kutcher Swatting Suspect Charged

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 02.07.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A 12-year-old boy accused of making a prank call that sent police racing to Ashton Kutcher's home was charged Thursday with making that...

Celebrity 'Swatting,' the Latest Craze for Kids

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents
Hemanshu Nigam

Parents now have another thing to worry about with their kids and technology -- celebrity "swatting" calls.

Swatting Takes Over Hollywood

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 03.28.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES — Celebrities have long contended with the occasional downsides of stardom – tabloid scandals, stalkers, box office bombs, the...

Chris Brown Is The Latest Victim

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- Police have responded to Chris Brown's home after they received a call about a domestic violence situation that turned out to be false....

Kardashians Latest Celebrities To Fall Victim To 'Swatted' Hoax

Posted 01.19.2013 | Celebrity

The Kardashians are the latest celebrities to be "swatted." Police swarmed Bruce and Kris Jenner's Calabasas, Calif., home on Friday afternoon aft...

Tom Cruise Is Only The Latest Victim

AP | Posted 03.20.2013 | Celebrity

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Tom Cruise may be the latest so-called "swatting" victim after police responded to a 911 call of an armed robbery at the acto...