EG sever ties with GranDgranT after sexual harassment accusations
Evil Geniuses severed ties with Dota 2 caster Grant “GranDgranT” Harris after multiple accusations of unwanted sexual advances versus him. “Reliable immediately, Grant ‘GranDgranT’ Harris has actually been launched and is no longer a member of Evil Geniuses,” the organization announced Monday evening on Twitter. “We have a zero-tolerance office policy, and take any allegation of harassment, or a violation of our policies handbook, seriously.”
On Sunday, Dota 2 caster “cofactorstrudel” posted on Twitter, implicating GranDgranT of refusing to let go of her hand after he had been drinking at an after celebration for The International 7 in August of 2017. GranDgranT, 30, verified the story and said sorry on Twitter.
On Monday, Dota 2 coach and analyst Anthony “Scantzor” Hodgson composed on Twitter that GranDgranT “has actually for years shown a consistent pattern of behaviour of harassing & degrading females,” referencing a specific circumstances with caster Natalie “LlamaDownUnder”. Later on Monday, prior to EG’s announcement, GranDgranT tweeted a more comprehensive apology, stating he is leaving the esports scene, possibly for good.
” I just wish to say sorry to everybody in the Dota Scene, the things I have carried out in the previous actually are Simply terrible to reflect on,” he composed. “I have actually worked on myself over the last few years, and have tried to much better comprehend people and much better comprehend me. However the sadly reality of all of it is that, that does not offset the past and What I did. I don’t desire individuals to flame other individuals, I was the one who brought this upon myself and truly do say sorry to individuals ive hurt. “ill be Leaving Dota and the Esports Scene For A long time if not long-term. I don’t desire to make this about me though, I want to Say, I hope the people who do not feel safe do feel much safer, and I hope Dota ends up being a total much better esport over the upcoming years.”
GranDgranT had actually been streaming for EG because 2017.– Field Level Media