Samantha’s Friend Chinmayi Sripaada Exposes Film Critic Who Called Her ‘Super Figure’

India Twitter is witnessing a #MeToo movement with many women, especially females journalists coming forward and naming and shaming the abusers who sexually harassed them. Now, Samantha’s close friend singer Chinmayi Sripaada‏ has opened up in a lengthy Twitter post about the sexual abuse she had gone through. Chinmayi recounted her experience stating that she was sexually molested when she was 8 or 9-year-old. She further exposed a noted YouTuber and Kollywood film critic Prashanth Rangaswamy who called her “super figure” and said he loved her. 

Prashanth Rangaswamy Misbehaved With Chinmayi

Chinmayi began the Twitter thread of #MeToo posting, “It is very, very tough for women to remember accounts of when they were touched inappropriately; a ‘harmless’ hug that looks OK but makes them alone cringe.” She also spoke about experience sexual abuse form elderly persons who are considered to be safe.

“I was 8, maybe 9. I was sleeping. My mom was supervising a recording session for her documentary. Felt a man in priestly robes feel up my privates and I woke up. Told her ‘that uncle is bad’. This was in the studio called Santhome Communications that still exists,” she tweeted.

Chinmayi then exposed the popular YouTuber ad Kollywood film critic, Prashanth. “One of the successful ‘Youtube’ reviewers now – Prashanth offered to ‘support’ me and immediately launched into, ‘Dont worry sweetheart/darling I will Support you.’ Made me cringe; I deleted the DMs & said ‘Dont call me sweetheart’. He launched into a hate campaign right after,” she tweeted.

In a state of sad affair, Chinmayi added when she filed her first complaint after online harassment, she faced backlash including from popular women writers and activists. “Two popular women writers and activists said ‘A woman who sings Mayya Mayya cannot file a case on harassment’. More men and other women cheered these women on. This was in support of men who said they ll throw acid on my face or that I need to be raped to be taught a lesson,” she wrote.

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