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I`ve only heard the term used the other day for the first time and had no idea what "Celebrity Swatting" was. I read about how it happened to Tom Cruise, and now it`s happened to Kim Kardashian`s mother Kris Jenner.
What celebrity swatting is, is a prank phone call is made to the police usually reporting of a crime happening at a celebrity`s home like a break in. Because they`re usually in upscale neighborhoods, the police response is usually large, as in Swat Teams and all, hence the term Swatting.
It`s quite dangerous and a waste of police resources when pranksters do it. It`s not know if it`s a group or just individuals with copycats, but if they`re caught they can face some jail time for what they`re doing.
Kim on hearing about what happened to her mom responded via twitter, "These prank calls are NOT funny! People can get arrested for this! I hope they find out who is behind this. Its dangerous & not a joke!
For once I have to agree with her. NOT funny at all.
Talk the TALK
1. Did you know what Celebrity Swatting was before this post?
2. Have you ever made a prank call before?