KONY 2012 filmmaker Jason Russell diagnosed with psychosis, wife says


(MSNBC)   A co-founder for San Diego-based Invisible Children, who was the face behind the Kony 2012 video, suffered a brief reactive psychosis the day he was detained in Pacific Beach according to a statement from his family.

Jason Russell is co-founder of nonprofit Invisible Children and director of the

Jason Russell, 33, was allegedly masturbating in public, vandalizing cars and acting in what San Diego police characterized as a bizarre manner when he was found in different stages of undress March 15 at the intersection of Ingraham Street and Riviera Road.

Russell was not arrested but rather transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

“During the evaluation we learned we probably needed to take him to a medical facility because of statements he was saying,” said Lt. Andra Brown.

Russell’s wife Danica Russell released a statement Wednesday revealing a preliminary diagnosis that suggests her husband’s actions were in no way the result of drugs or alcohol in his body.  (Continue story)

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