A female caller dialed 911 to report someone had Cowell bound, gagged and being held hostage in his own home Sunday.
Officers quickly responded to the call but found his Beverly Hills home free of any hostage situation. Cowell was home when police arrived.
Cowell is the latest Hollywood victim of the 911 pranks. Ashton Kutcher, Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber are reported to have been the victims of similar pranks.
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