1:45

Recently, we brought you a story about Darien Long, a security guard in who is tasked with keeping a popular Atlanta mall safe- which often times means standing up to drug dealers and unruly patrons. The video has since gone viral, which prompted a Crowdtilt fund, a place where people can donate money to Darren so he can get better equipment.

Watch the latest update!

You May Also Like

UPDATE: Atlanta Security Guard Released From Jail

UPDATE: Atlanta Security Guard Released From Jail

Security guard Darien Long was released from jail with a "no contact order," which prevents him for going back to the mall he is famous for working at. RightThisMinute checked in with Darien to see how he is doing. Although he has had a rough week, Darien said he is very appreciative of his supporters and the Reddit community who have rallied behind him.  View Now
UPDATE: Atlanta Security Guard Let Go

UPDATE: Atlanta Security Guard Let Go

Darien Long, also known as "Kickass Mall Cop" by his supporters, has been let go from his job as a security guard at a mall in Atlanta, Georgia. This came after a video of Long using a taser on a woman went viral. Long told RightThisMinute he has tried hard to make the mall a safer place and feels tasers are necessary. Now, he fears that in his absence, crime will return to the mall. UPDATE: Darien Long has been arrested for battery. View Now
UPDATE: Mall Security Guard Darien Long Has Been Arrested

UPDATE: Mall Security Guard Darien Long Has Been Arrested

Mall Security Guard Darien Long has been arrested and booked for battery in Atlanta. We were one of the first to show you this video of Long using a taser gun on a woman at the Metro Mall in Atlanta last year. The video went viral and Long became something of an internet hero. Just two days ago, we showed you yet another taser incident at the mall…this one from February. We skyped with Long and he told us that mall management was letting him go as of March 31st. According to reports, he allegedly tackled someone at the mall Thursday night and that's when he was arrested. This is Long's mug shot taken when he was booked at the Fulton County Jail. Bond was set at $2,000. See the latest update! View Now

Newest

Lady Loses Her Wig Tubing In The Snow!

Lady Loses Her Wig Tubing In The Snow!

We're not sure she should have gotten all dolled up just to lose her hair! This woman had an unfortunate time going tubing when her wig flung off as she spun down the snowy slope. We can't help but to laugh a bit as the employee picks it up for her! View Now
Lindsay Lohan Announces New Social Media Show

Lindsay Lohan Announces New Social Media Show

She's been living in London away from the U.S., but her antics have still appeared in the celebrity gossip columns. Now, Lindsay Lohan says she's ready for a comeback and is promoting a new show she's hosting. It's all about social media which Lindsay loves, and she's ready to take over your phone for 24 hours and make you do crazy challenges. We're not sure when this would air, but do you think it will be a hit? View Now

RTM Favorites

Brothers Rescue Abandoned, Starving Desert Puppies

Brothers Rescue Abandoned, Starving Desert Puppies

Briggs and Chris know something's wrong when they spy two puppies jogging alone along the highway in the middle of the Arizona desert, but their suspicions are confirmed when the dehydrated and starving duo ravenously gulp down water and snacks. Knowing what probably awaits their adorable new friends, the good Samaritan brothers "adopt" the abandoned pooches and spend the rest of their road trip bonding! View Now
Cyclist Confronts Impatient 'Tough Guy'

Cyclist Confronts Impatient 'Tough Guy'

A delayed turn is all it takes to spark a dangerous confrontation between cycling Mark and an impatient bruiser who threatens to "run him over." When Mark points out his helmet-cam is recording the entire exchange, their showdown escalates! View Now
13 Challenges The Internet Took In 2016

13 Challenges The Internet Took In 2016

2016 was the year of the challenge. Social media was inundated with popular challenge hashtags. It seems everyone pretended to be a mannequin, slapped on 100 layers of something, or danced the running man.  View Now

Celebrity

Lindsay Lohan Announces New Social Media Show

Lindsay Lohan Announces New Social Media Show

She's been living in London away from the U.S., but her antics have still appeared in the celebrity gossip columns. Now, Lindsay Lohan says she's ready for a comeback and is promoting a new show she's hosting. It's all about social media which Lindsay loves, and she's ready to take over your phone for 24 hours and make you do crazy challenges. We're not sure when this would air, but do you think it will be a hit? View Now
'Love Actually' Cast Debates Who Has Aged Better

'Love Actually' Cast Debates Who Has Aged Better

You may have heard the news, most of the cast from the classic romantic film "Love Actually" are back for a 10 minute sequel! It's all for "Red Nose Day," an annual event benefiting charities and special projects. Most of the cast appears in this funny teaser, drawing on Andrew Lincoln's character in the movie holding up handwritten cards to share his feelings about love. In this video, it's all about who has aged the most gracefully! Catch the show on May 25 on NBC (if you live in the U.K. you can see your favorite "Love Actually" actors and many other stars early on March 24). View Now
Girl Scout Asks Jimmy Fallon To Buy Box Of Cookies Then He Gives Her This

Girl Scout Asks Jimmy Fallon To Buy Box Of Cookies Then He Gives Her This

Jimmy Fallon invited 15-year-old Girl Scout Katie Francis on his show. Francis asked Fallon to help her set a Girl Scout cookies sales record by buying the 100,106th box. After much debate, Fallon decided to buy a box of Samoas and donate his change to the Girl Scouts, but what he did next completely shocked the teen. He presented her with a $15,000 check from Reddi Wip for the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.   View Now
Ryan Reynolds And Jake Gyllenhaal Answer The Questions On Everyone's Mind

Ryan Reynolds And Jake Gyllenhaal Answer The Questions On Everyone's Mind

Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal star in an upcoming science fiction film called "Life" that is releasing in most theaters this weekend. WIRED got a chance to sit down with the actors in order to ask them the most searched for questions on the web. The questions ranged from whether or not Reynolds knows martial arts to if Gyllenhaal has listened to "Bad and Boujee." View Now

Animals

Disneyland Cast Member 'Paints' On Free Time

Disneyland is a place of magic with surprises lurking behind every corner, including this one that Heather Anne happened upon. After the cast member clocked out for the night, she wanted to stick around and paint with water. With a tied up mop and a little imagination, she depicts some of Disney's most beloved characters. Heather and her family just love every moment of this! View Now

This Pup Is Too Cute To Contain

The saying good things come in small packages is an understatement when it comes to this video. The ball of cuteness is a micro chocolate poodle, and it is adorable! If you are looking for more videos like this to help brighten your day check out Charming AnimalsView Now

These Animal Newborns Will Melt Your Heart

With ever-shrinking numbers in the wild, it's rare to see adorable pygmy hippos like this yet-unnamed little one at the Taronga Zoo in Australia. The world's already fallen in love with the newborn hippopotamus as she takes her first swim and learns to be a hippo. Watch the miracle of life in action as a slimy zebra foal emerges from inside mom at Kruger National Park in South Africa. View Now

Arborists Relocate Squirrel Nest Nearby

When a tree was removed in Atlanta, Georgia that wasn't the only thing misplaced because a family of squirrels called that tree home. The arborists removing the tree quickly realized they found a nest of squirrels and were very careful about relocating it. Unlike birds, squirrels will return to their nest even after a human's touch. The squirrels are happy and settled in. Way to go guys! View Now