TMZ has footage of “Kony 2012” honcho Jason Russell in the midst of his naked meltdown in San Diego … pounding his fists in anger and screaming maniacally.
As we previously reported, Russell was detained by police yesterday … after witnesses say he was running around naked and making sexual gestures.
Russell was held on a 5150 psychiatric hold … so authorities can decide if he poses a danger to himself or others.
A rep for Invisible Children says Russell was suffering from exhaustion, dehydration, and malnutrition as a result of a strenuous PR campaign.
Jason Russell, the founder of Invisible Children who created the most successful viral video in the history of the Internet withthe short documentary KONY 2012, has been arrested for allegedly “playing with his privates” in public. According to TMZ, Russell was dancing around the Intersection of Ingraham and Riviera wearing “speedo-like underwear” and eventually removed the underwear and began to make s*xual gestures while under the influence of some sort of substance.
According to law enforcement officials with knowledge of the situation, Russell is being hospitalized on a 5150 psychiatric hold so authorities can assess his mental state. The 5150 hold allows authorities to keep Russell for up to 3 days to determine if he represents a threat to either himself or others. Less than two weeks ago, Jason Russell created a video documenting Joseph Kony, a war criminal who uses young children as soldiers. The video, which is used as a form activism awareness has garnered over 80,000,000 views to date.