12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Punking Ashton Kutcher and the LAPD
There’s a new fad that all the kids are into: swatting. It involves calling 911 and claiming that there’s an armed person in a celebrity’s house. On the grand scale of things, I suppose it’s better than premarital sex or meth, but I suppose celebrities don’t see it that way. And neither does the LAPD, who, in response to several 911 calls recently, have sent armed SWAT teams to the homes of Tom Cruise, Chris Brown, and Justin Bieber. At least one kid—a 12-year-old—has been charged with making such a call that led the LAPD to send officers to Ashton Kutcher’s house. I’m not the only one who sees the irony in this, but can we really expect Kutcher to get all up in arms about this? It all has a very "I learned it from you Dad, I learned it from you!" feel about it.
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