The creator of the #KONY2012 Jason Russell had been arrested on charges of public intoxication and masturbating in public San Diego’s KNSD-TV reported Friday.
Jason Russell, co-founder of the humanitarian group Invisible Children, was also apparently intoxicated or under the influence of a controlled substance during his arrest on a street corner in San Diego, police said.
Russell rose to national fame earlier this month after the “Kony 2012″ video went viral. The documentary focuses on Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, who is accused of recruiting children into sexual slavery and using them to fight against Uganda’s government.
Since it surfaced on the internet in early March, the 30-minute video has become one of the most viral in history with some 137.2 million views, The Wall Street Journal reported