T.I. and Tiny’s ‘Family Hustle’ Suspends Production Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

Written by on February 5, 2021

VH1 has halted manufacturing on “T.I. & Tiny: Mates & Household Hustle” following allegations of sexual abuse.

The hit actuality collection stopped filming as of Friday (Feb. 5) whereas the community appears to be like into the assault allegations. Based on Deadline, the choice to pause manufacturing was made mutually by MTV Leisure, T.I., and Tiny.

“We’re conscious of the allegations, and whereas they don’t seem to be related to our present, we now have reached out to T.I. and Tameka Harris, in addition to native and state officers,” mentioned an MTV spokesperson. “Given the intense nature of the allegations, we now have determined to droop manufacturing with a purpose to collect extra info.”

The suspension comes after T.I. and Tiny’s former good friend Sabrina Peterson shared messages she obtained from a number of nameless girls accusing the couple of coercing them into comprising sexual conditions. The Harrises strongly denied the “egregiously appalling allegations” in a press release by their rep and T.I. referred to as them “false” and “baseless.”

“No matter we ever have carried out has been carried out with consensual adults, who into what we into and like what we like. If we wish one thing, we all know precisely the place to go and get it,” Tip mentioned in an Instagram video. “We ain’t by no means pressured no one, we ain’t by no means drugged no one towards their will, we ain’t by no means held no one towards their will, we ain’t by no means made no one do something. We ain’t trafficked something–nicely, sexually trafficked something.”

Based on TMZ, not one of the accusers have reported claims to regulation enforcement or filed lawsuits up to now. Nonetheless, famed lawyer Lisa Bloom says she is representing one of many alleged victims.

Peterson beforehand accused T.I. of holding a gun to her head in entrance of her youngsters. She introduced plans to pursue “civil authorized motion” towards the couple and posted the outcomes of her polygraph check. “STOP VICTIM SHAMING!” she wrote.

In January, VH1 renewed “T.I. & Tiny: Mates & Household Hustle” for season 4, which began filming in December.

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