- Image Credit: Cameron Smith @ Unsplash

Capitol riot detainee refuses to eat non-organic food in jail

'Q Shaman' refused to eat in custody unless he was given an all-organic diet

5w ago

Earlier this month, hundreds of rioters stormed the US Capitol in Washington DC. Among them was Jake Angeli, a far-right conspiracy theorist from Arizona also known as 'Q Shaman'. He was seen participating in the Capitol riots on the 6th of January, taking photos and videos at the Senate, and roaming through the building with a megaphone and American flag.

Angeli donned a fur headpiece with bull horns, wore red, white, and blue face paint, and appeared without a shirt, following which he was arrested and detained for charges of disorderly conduct, violent entry, and illegally being present in the Capitol. Many people also thought he looked quite a lot like singer Jamiroquai.

Though news of Angeli's disruptive and abhorrent behaviour at the Capitol and consequent arrest has gained attention, reports of his strict dietary restrictions while in detainment have generated a lot of discussion (and mockery) on social media.

During his first hearing, Angeli's public defender stated that he had not eaten since his arrest, due to his restricted diet, upon which his mother shared with reporters that, "he gets very sick if he doesn't eat organic food."

Following the news, the word "organic" shortly begun trending on Twitter, with people sharing their reactions, mocking, and criticising Angeli for refusing to eat non-organic food while in custody.

What are your thoughts on this situation?

Join In

Comments (3)

  • Non-organic justice was served.

      1 month ago
  • This guy has been all over the place here in Phoenix he is one of our resident fruit cakes. The come in all shapes and colours.

      1 month ago
  • He shouldn’t have broken the law. Now he’s stuck with what everybody else can eat.

      1 month ago