The friend confided to People Magazine:
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LOLOLOL! Poor Ryan Seacrest!
Like so much so that he's checked into a hotel before because of one!
So Ellen did what Ellen does and decided to scare him and instead of being cruel, it was actually HIGHlarious!
Ch-ch-check it out (above) as he talks about his fears & then gets the scare of his life!