Ryan Seacrest is Latest Celebrity Swatting Victim

By Bruna Nessif
|  Thursday, Apr 11, 2013  |  Updated 11:04 AM EDT
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The celebrity club of swatting victims has added another member.

E! News has confirmed with Beverly Hills Police Department that Ryan Seacrest was the latest star whose home was the subject of a prank phone call to police.

So what was the scenario this time?

Selena Gomez and Justin Timberlake also get swatted

Authorities say that around 2:21 p.m. Wednesday, they received a call "in which a caller reported that a group of armed men was trying to break into Mr. Ryan Seacrest's residence."

According to the press release, "Upon arrival, officers made contact with private security at the residence and were told there was no trouble. Officers also contacted Mr. Seacrest and he also confirmed that everything was okay."

On Friday, both Selena Gomez and Justin Timberlake were each also victims of the prank calls to police, joining the extremely long list of Hollywood stars that have been thrown into the swatting madness.

Police say the string of incidents are under investigation.

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