Kim Kardashian: ‘Swatting’ Is ‘Not A Joke!’
First Published: January 19, 2013 2:59 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Kardashian-Jenner clan became the latest victim of celebrity “swatting” on Friday afternoon after a prank caller told 911 operators there had been a shooting at the Jenner compound — and Kim Kardashian is none too pleased with the hoax.
“Just got a call from my mom telling me about this prank call that someone was shot in their home & 15 swat team & 3 helicopters showed up!” the mom-to-be Tweeted on Friday night.
“These prank calls are NOT funny! People can get arrested for this!” she added. “I hope they find out who is behind this. It’s dangerous & not a joke!”
Kim’s 17-year-old half-sister, Kendall Jenner, also took to Twitter to voice her frustration over the incident, Tweeting, “I love it when 8 police officers show up at my door and 10 cop cars are outside my house. Just another casual Friday evening at the Jenner household. #nbd #EveryonesOk”
The young reality starlet also shared a photo collage of police cars, a circling helicopter and dad Bruce Jenner posing with law enforcement officials inside their home, writing, “Kids are really stupid. you know you can get arrested for something like this? #pointless lol”
Among the recent rash of celebrity victims of “swatting” (falsely reporting an emergency in an attempt to needlessly rush multiple officers – namely SWAT teams – to a home) are Tom Cruise, Justin Bieber, Ashton Kutcher, Miley Cyrus and Simon Cowell.
-- Erin O’Sullivan
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