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New Jason Russell

THE NAKED MELTDOWN

From Up Close

3/20/2012 4:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF



New Jason Russell video... the naked meltdownFrom far away, it was a naked man pounding the sidewalk in public -- now TMZ has obtained up close video of Jason Russell's meltdown ... complete with four-letter words ... and the devil.

In this new video, Russell can be heard ranting to himself, dropping F-bombs, clapping to no one in particular, and shouting about the devil. 

Russell was not arrested and won't be charged ... but he has been placed on a 5150 psychiatric hold.

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birdman    

A manic episode doesn't make you get naked and pound on the streets or else we would see this a lot more.

915 days ago
47.

Dave Bestman    

Sorry, but this guy is GAY! Check out his body language! It's obvious. Also watch all the interviews he gave: it doesn't get any gayer! His facial expressions, everything!!! This guy is a MAJOR CLOSET CASE!!! And that's probably also the reason for his meltdown: He tries so hard to play the straight guy with wife and kids and all, it's tough for a gay guy to pretend 24/7 he is not and to set up this charade. Everything just to make God and his parents and the Republicans happy. Really sad.

915 days ago
48.

Jeff Williams    

Scary part is, he wants 9 more kids.

915 days ago
49.

Dave Bestman    

Sorry, but this guy is clearly gay! Just check out his body language! It's obvious! No straight man would EVER move like this, naked or not! Also in all his interviews, he comes across as extremely gay, his facial expressions, his hand movements, etc. I think this is a deeply troubled guy who has a HUGE problem with being gay, probably he was raised by a very religious family who told him that gay is bad, so he is trying 24/7 to be the perfect straight guy, husband, father, just to make his parents, God and the Republicans happy. No wonder he has a meltdown. He just can't cope with the stress anymore. Really sad.

915 days ago
50.

lightenup    

Pray that he gets well. He does incredible work, and has devoted years to helping those poor children. He has brought attention to atrocities none of us Americans can imagine, and deserves our support now. The good out weighs the sickness which , if a mental break, he can't help.
If it's drug induced, he can get help. His heart is i the right place , and most of the celebrities making asses out of themselves aren't changing the world for the better like he has tried to do for years. whichever scenario, and we don't know yet what he was suffering from, he deserves our best hope for him..At least he has had enough compassion to try.

915 days ago
51.

moribundman    

That wasn't a very manly meltdown. Just saying... :-P

915 days ago
52.

YouDontSay    

SORRY HARVEY/TMZ I WILL NOT WATCH THIS ONE. IT IS PREYING ON SOMEONE WHO IS IN NEED AND BORDERING ON CRUELTY.

915 days ago
53.

carlene    

i am really sorry and sad about what happen to that guy. i am not from USA bujt get very shocking what tmz is doing the guy clearly had a mental break down and they are going to make it worst because when he sees this online i8 cant begin to imagine the feeling you business on public displace come on tmz a mental illness is a serius issued dont make it worse stiop already and another thing about the money stealing write about in the comment section that is really curel what your guys are saying he was not under arrest for stealing if that was a family member would u react in that why come on americas have a heart and so a lil compassion for others it bedins with u. i am so upset when i see this because i am a student nurse in my country i dont like what i see and read on

915 days ago
54.

Eric Kane    

wooooooooooooow!!! Major drag queen moves with the walk & the arms

915 days ago
55.

uma    

Russell is definitely a closeted gay. He acts like he is hooked on anti-gay drugs. Some herbal concoction he probably picked up from a Ugandan Voodoo man.

915 days ago
56.

rodney    

I think he was auditioning for the Bruno sequel...

915 days ago
57.

alex    

That's not psychosis--THAT'S CRYSTAL METH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

915 days ago
58.

JohnWright    

Um, this guy is clearly gay. A lot of pressure to hide that from your evangelical buddies and wife.

915 days ago
59.

Addie    

I say don't judge him, just be happy it wasn't "you" (or me). I think we all get stressed out at times and something like this can happen to anyone!

915 days ago
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Joan K    

I don't care how stressed out, dehydrated and whatever, what if everyone would do this everytime they got stressed, that would be something to see.

915 days ago
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