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UPDATE: Ryan apparently said on his radio show this morning that this story isn’t true – that he didn’t call over a stalker, but that he had the cops with him to take his statement over a fender bender he was involved in.  However, my source is pretty certain she heard it from an honest person, and there’s also video coming…

Here’s the story from earlier.

Ryan Seacrest was scared by an alleged stalker lurking near his house when he came home from the gym yesterday morning… According to police, he saw a scary looking man walking around and decided to call 9-1-1.  The police showed up and didn’t find anyone, but the took him seriously enough to question some gardeners at a neighbor’s house to ask if they’d seen anything.

Ryan was genuinely shaken by the incident, but once he knew the paparazzi were around he turned on the smiles as if nothing was going on…