Kony 2012 creator naked, swearing in rant
The apparent psychological troubles of Jason Russell — the filmmaker responsible for the widely circulated viral video Kony 2012 — were captured on film, with Russell ranting to himself as he walked naked down a street in San Diego.
TMZ obtained the blurry video of Russell’s meltdown, which shows the 33-year-old human rights advocate completely naked and engaging in puzzling behavior: shouting expletives, clapping to himself, making sexual gestures and pacing feverishly up and down the street. Russell was not arrested but has been placed on involuntary psychiatric hold in California. Watch the censored but still NSFW video here:
EW received a statement from Russell’s wife regarding her husband, which was also posted on the blog for Invisible Children, the advocacy group that the documentarian founded in order to bring awareness to Ugandan guerrilla leader Joseph Kony’s mistreatment of children: