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JoJo Siwa was the victim of a "swatting" incident at her Los Angeles home, just days after she announced she was part of the LGBT+ community.

The 17-year-old singer, dancer and YouTube star was at home when police cars arrived outside her house in response to a hoax 911 call.

Swatting is a crime punishable by jail time and/or a fine for calling police to someone's home under the pretense that the homeowner is being held hostage.

Video shot by TRQFFIC shows the teenager smiling outside her mansion on a rainy day while police cars and a firetruck surround her home.

JoJo sparked speculation online when she began dropping hints that suggested she was planning to come out of the closet - including wearing a "best gay cousin ever" T-shirt and lip-syncing along to Lady Gaga's hit song "Born This Way."

On Saturday, Jan. 23, she went live on Instagram to tell her pre-teen fans:

"Personally, I have never, ever, ever been this happy before and it feels really awesome. I've been happy for a little bit now. It's just so, so, so awesome. You guys probably haven't seen me this happy since I was on tour."

JoJo stopped short of giving herself a label, instead identifying as simply "part of" the LGTB+ community.

"The reason I'm not going to say this answer is because I don't really know this answer. I think humans are awesome, I think humans are really incredible people," she explained. "Right now, I'm super-duper happy and I want to share everything with the world, but I also want to keep things in my life private until they are ready to be public.”

Parents of JoJo's adolescent fans were skeptical about her coming out party. Many believe she is simply hopping on the LGBT+ bandwagon because her career as an adolescent singer and dancer is fading fast.
 

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Keri Hilson displayed a fake baby bump prosthetic on social media, which sparked a wild debate among her followers.

The semi-retired singer/songwriter uploaded photos that show her cradling a baby bump, resembling a 5-6 month pregnancy.

She didn't caption the images, which left her followers with many unanswered questions. She also shared a video, which she captioned with laughing emojis.

According to Page Six, Hilson is not pregnant.

Hilson, 38, captioned the clip with a whimsical [emojis] which could mean literally anything — but a peruse of her Instagram history seems to disprove the notion that Hilson is pregnant, given that two weeks ago she was posting swimsuit pics displaying a rather flat stomach.

Page Six theorized that Hilson is playing a prank on her followers.

Could Hilson be donning a prosthetic baby bump for a TV or film role? Per IMDB, her most recent credit is in a film called “Don't Waste Your Pretty," based on a novel of the same name, which is slated for a 2021 release, though according to one site, production on the film wrapped in August.

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Marc Anthony denies dating former socialite Evelyn Lozada despite reports that she and the Latin heartthrob were lovers.

The Blast claimed Evelyn, 44, and Marc, 52, were a romantic item and they met each other's kids.

Evelyn fueled the rumors by sharing a photo of herself relaxing in the singer's pool in early October.

The "I Need to Know" crooner and the Basketball Wives cast member were reportedly "talking" for a couple of months. A source told The Blast they have been enjoying getting to know each other and having a good time.

But Anthony's rep told Page Six on Tuesday that the reports are false and that he simply offered Evelyn and her family his house while he was away. Apparently, Evelyn was briefly homeless.

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Marc (pictured at Madison Square Garden in February) is dad to six children from previous relationships. Marc has three ex-wives - Dayanara Torres (2000-2004), Jennifer Lopez (2004-2014), and Shannon De Lima (2014-2016).

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Evelyn, a Sagittarius, is best known for her role as a cast member on the VH1 reality series Basketball Wives from 2010 to 2012. She is mom to 27-year-old Shaniece Hairston, and 6-year-old Carl Leo Crawford.
 

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Rudy Giuliani denies being "inappropriate" with an actress in a controversial scene in the new Borat sequel.

Giuliani, President Trump's attorney, responded to a prank scene from the movie sequel by notorious troll Sacha Baron Cohen, aka Borat, back in July.

The plot of Cohen's satirical movie involves a fictional reporter (Cohen) traveling from Kazakhstan to the U.S. to give his fictional daughter away to a powerful politician.

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Giuliani was duped by Cohen and his "daughter” (actress Maria Bakalova) who both posed as conservative TV journalists.

Cohen is easily recognizable from previous pranks in his first movie. So he wore a disguise to meet with Giuliani.

After their meeting, Giuliani accompanied Bakalova, 24, back to her hotel room.

The story was revived on Wednesday when Cohen shared a promotional photo from his movie that showed Giuliani laying on his back on a bed while reaching into his pants.

Giuliani claims he reached into his pants to tuck in his shirt when Cohen (as Borat) burst into the hotel room wearing a pink onesie and shouted, "She's 15! She's too young for you!"

Fearing he was being set up for a blackmail scam, Giuliani called the police to report the incident.

In a statement to the NY Post in July, Giuliani said:

"This guy comes running in, wearing a crazy, what I would say was a pink transgender outfit. It was a pink bikini, with lace, underneath a translucent mesh top, it looked absurd. He had the beard, bare legs, and wasn't what I would call distractingly attractive. This person comes in yelling and screaming, and I thought this must be a scam or a shakedown, so I reported it to the police. He then ran away."

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In his response to the photo on Wednesday, Giuliani said, "The Borat video is a complete fabrication. I was tucking in my shirt after taking off the recording equipment.

"At no time before, during, or after the interview was I ever inappropriate. If Sacha Baron Cohen implies otherwise he is a stone-cold liar."

Giuliani said the incident won't distract him from exposing Joe Biden as a former vice president who used his office to enrich himself and his family.

Giuliani promised more bombshell leaks from Hunter Biden's laptop -- the same laptop that has been in the FBI's possession for over a year.

"We are preparing much bigger dumps off of the hard drive from hell - of which Joe Biden will be unable to defend or hide from. I have the receipts," Giuliani said.

The FBI confirmed this week that the contents of the hard drive are "authentic" and the emails and texts are not part of a Russian disinformation campaign.

The laptop is reportedly linked to an FBI probe into "criminal" money laundering activity, possibly involving the Bidens.

Republican lawmakers are inquiring if the FBI sat on the laptop while President Trump was being impeached for asking questions about Hunter Biden's involvement in the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

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Forbes magazine is walking back their report that socialite and reality personality Kylie Jenner is a self-made billionaire.

Forbes claims they were hoodwinked and bamboozled by the makeup entrepreneur and Instagram model who "spun a web of lies" and "inflated" her net worth.

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In an earlier report, Forbes claimed Jenner was a "self-made" makeup mogul who somehow managed to take her company Kylie Cosmetics to the top of the cosmetics industry with just a high school diploma and not much business experience.

Social media users and bloggers scoffed at Forbes' claim that the 22-year-old was worth over a billion dollars. But Forbes stood by its reporting.

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Now the publisher claims Jenner and her mother, Kris Jenner "went to great lengths to convince people of their wealth."

Many believe Jenner is worth a few million, if that.

Forbes reports the family invited them into their mansions and CPA's offices, and even "created tax returns that were likely forged."

No word on whether the IRS is investigating those claims.

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Chuck D admits he didn't really fire Flavor Flav from Public Enemy. It was all just a publicity stunt to promote the group's new album.

Chuck D, 59, made headlines when he announced he was firing his old colleague after Flav, 61, sent a cease and desist letter to presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders over the use of his image for Chuck's concert in support of Sanders's campaign.

Bloggers can usually tell when a story is a publicity stunt. For instance, any story with the names Kardashian or Jenner attached to it is likely to be a stunt.

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However, Chuck D's stunt fooled everybody. He even had legal experts weighing in on the contract and whether he could really oust Flavor from the group they founded together.

In an interview with Talib Kweli on the Uproxx podcast People's Party, recorded on March 10, the hip-hop legend said he was inspired by Orson Welles' infamous "War of the Worlds" hoax radio broadcast in 1938.

"We felt that over the past few years, Flavor's stock was low," he explained. "Anybody that could take a shot at him could get a good shot at him."

Chuck added that he viewed the legal letter over the Sanders concert as a "good move" and they agreed to use the dispute to drive media coverage.

Asked about whether Flav is still in Public Enemy, Chuck confessed that the hype man cannot be dismissed from the group.

"He can't (be fired), he's a partner," the "Fight the Power" hitmaker said. "You can't fire partners. You just walk away from 'em."

Flav is yet to comment on his bandmate's claims his firing was staged.

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Nick Cannon (right) took the high road when troubled Nickelodeon star Orlando Brown accused Cannon of performing a sex act on him.

Only a few bloggers believed Brown when he claimed Cannon gave him "head". Brown, 32, made the allegations in a livestream video that went viral earlier this week.

"I let Nick suck my d***. Everybody knows you did it as a female. But, Nick you sucked my d***. Nick been sucking d***."

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Cannon, a heterosexual father of three, expressed concern and compassion for Brown, who constantly craves attention. Cannon, 39, shares 8-year-old twins, Moroccan and Monroe, with singer Mariah Carey, 50.

"I am praying for the young brother," Cannon stated in a lengthy Instagram post.

"When I first saw this I thought it was f***ing hilarious!!!" Cannon wrote.

"But then, after putting a little cognitive effort and analytical thought to the situation, I figured what a great opportunity for a teachable moment!"
 

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When I first saw this I thought it was fucking hilarious!!!! ?????? But then after putting a little cognitive effort and analytical thought to the situation,I figured what a great opportunity for a “teachable moment”! First off let me say I am praying for the young brother Orlando even though I don’t really know him personally, I have always loved and enjoyed his talent and have been a fan of his past work. He was fucking brilliant in Major Payne, and had us all laughing on “Thats So Raven”. But this is another crucial example of when we allow our young artists to be prematurely exposed by this demonic business and left out to fend for themselves. We need better support systems for our youth and take care of our own. I watched various of this young brothers videos and all I see is a cry out for help. So I don’t know if there are any real leaders or solid individuals in this young man’s life but let’s embrace him and tighten him up so he doesn’t become another lost victim to these hollywood circumstances. I indeed believe this brother has the God given talent to be on Wildnout but this definitely ain’t the way to audition, this actually hurts my heart to see that we have allowed Orlando, along with various other young gifted performers we grew up loving, to just dwindle away after these corporations made their billions off of them. Now due to substance abuse and diagnosed psychiatric disorders our loved ones are now aimlessly begging for the attention they were once given , instead of the help they actually need. All while we sit back and just laugh... The most irresponsible parties involved in all of this is our media, specifically the “culturally conscious”. For us to continue to post slander and tear one another down for click bait to make these white supremacy propagated platforms more money is asinine and deplorable. These cannibalistic tactics only destroy “Us”. Really, in post like this, who wins??? We might chuckle, joke, pass the gossip on through our low frequency vibrations but does it truly make you feel good??? Especially knowing that there are higher powers looking down at you. So I hold @iheartradio @complex @worldstar accountable!...

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Police say a teenager who was believed to have been kidnapped off a Bronx street in front of her mother staged her own kidnapping.

16-year-old Karol Sanchez was the subject of a massive manhunt after a surveillance camera captured three males grabbing her off the street in front of her frantic mother on Monday night.

Police say Sanchez panicked after news of her ‘kidnapping' went viral on social media and made national headlines.

At 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, a "trembling" Sanchez approached a patrol unit near Eagle Avenue and East 156th Street - close to where she had been allegedly kidnapped the night before.

She will not face charges, an officer said as she was led out of the 40th Police Precinct after questioning Tuesday night.

Police are investigating whether Sanchez's boyfriend had anything to do with the fake kidnapping.

Sanchez's mother reportedly planned to move the family back to her native Honduras - but Sanchez didn't want to go.

"Her mother wanted to move them back to Honduras, but she [Sanchez] was adamantly against it," one high-ranking police source told the NY Post.

Sanchez and her mother were in town visiting family members when the fake kidnapping occurred.