#MeToo hits Terribly Tiny Tales, Co-Founder Chintan Ruparel quits following harassment allegations

The allegations against him were made on Twitter and blogs on Medium. Terribly Tiny Tales announced Ruparel's removal on social media

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Terribly Tiny Tales’ Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer Chintan Ruparel stepped down from his role yesterday following allegations against him related to the #MeToo movement in the media and entertainment industry.

The allegations were made on a Medium blogs here and here that had details of the alleged sexual encounter between the writer and Ruparel.

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Terribly Tiny Tales announced Ruparel’s removal on social media. The statement reads, “This is to inform that Chintan Ruparel, Co-Founder at TTT, has stepped down from his position as Chief Content Officer on Monday October 8, and will not be associated with TTT, indefinitely.”

The statement added, “We’d like to reiterate that this behaviour in no way reflects the work culture and environment at TTT. This sort of behaviour has never been or never will be tolerated at our workplace.”

Terribly Tiny Tales wrote on Facebook, “We have always been a close-knit community of writers from all walks of life, and this is affecting each and every one of us. We’re here, if you want to ask questions, we’re not running away from this. If you wish to reach us with any more updates or information, we've created a secure channel to write in at hr@terriblytinytales.com, helmed by senior women employees at TTT.”

Another complaint on Twitter was also made by a female participant at a TTT workshop. She said she was made uncomfortable by a male TTT member who allegedly stared at her.

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