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Invisible Children Co-Founder Arrested; CEO Releases Statement

Invisible Children co-founder Jason Russell was arrested last night (March 15th) in San Diego, CA for being drunk in public and masturbating according to local police.

Invisible Children CEO, Ben Keesey, has released the following 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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