'Kony 2012': What Caused Director's Meltdown?

Jason Russell found naked, shouting in a San Diego street after film went viral.
1:31 | 03/22/12

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Transcript for 'Kony 2012': What Caused Director's Meltdown?
Well -- director of the viral video coney 21812. Will not be leaving the hospital any time soon. This morning Jason Russell's wife is revealing new -- tales about the 33 year -- mental breakdown here's ABC's David Wright. This. Morning a new explanation for why filmmaker Jason Russell went from this my name is Jason Russell and this is my -- -- This. Caught naked and ranting in coherently and -- TMZ video. Russell's wife Janet can now says doctors are calling his break down brief reactive psychosis. An acute state brought on by extreme exhaustion stress and dehydration. -- brief reactive psychosis is a condition that happens when someone has a psychotic episode essentially they lose. Sense of reality. -- world has changed dramatically with the wild success of coney 2012. Which brought instant fame and scrutiny. Almost immediately questioned started swirling about how his group is spending the millions of dollars raised. Russell's wife says all the stress that you have he told one minute talking passionately. About a warlord and Africa he's been getting away with murder for 26 years the next everyone watching him. Very public meltdown on the streets of San Diego. He's now and hospital where he's expected to -- several. Good Morning America David Wright ABC news -- and and our thanks to David.

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