Fake sign language interpreter at Mandela memorial says he hallucinated, "saw angels"

  • Article by: ALAN CLENDENNING , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 12, 2013 - 4:50 PM

JOHANNESBURG — The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial says he suffers from schizophrenia and hallucinated and saw angels while gesturing incoherently just 3 feet away from President Barack Obama and other world leaders, outraging deaf people worldwide who said his signs amounted to gibberish.

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