Kony 2012′ Creator Jason Russell, Detained in San Diego Police Station
Jason Russell, the creator of "Kony 2012" viral video, detained in San Diego Police Station for allegedly being incoherent in public and masturbating
According to the San Diego Police, they have responded to reports of a male in his underwear, who appeared intoxicated and pounding his fists on the sidewalk. Another caller claims that the man was naked and appeared to have been masturbating and vandalizing cars.
Cops told NBC that the officers have “detained [Russell] and transferred him to a local medical facility for further evaluation and treatment.” He appears to be under the influence of a certain substance.
Ben Kessey, the CEO of Invisible Children, recently released this statement:
Jason Russell was unfortunately hospitalized yesterday suffering from exhaustion, dehydration, and malnutrition. He is now receiving medical care and is focused on getting better. The past two weeks have taken a severe emotional toll on all of us, Jason especially, and that toll manifested itself in an unfortunate incident yesterday. Jason’s passion and his work have done so much to help so many, and we are devastated to see him dealing with this personal health issue. We will always love and support Jason, and we ask that you give his entire family privacy during this difficult time.
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