At Least Fifteen Women Have Accused T.I. And Tiny Of Sex Trafficking
40-year-old T.I. (aka Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.) and 45-year-old Tameka “Tiny” Harris have been together for 20 years and married for 11. They have three children together (King, Major, and Heiress) and share four children from previous relationships. T.I. and Tiny have an objectively messy marriage, as any episode of T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle will show you. But these latest allegations are the opposite of just some open marriage rumors. Over a dozen women are accusing them of sexual abuse.
Over 15 women have come forward accusing the couple of coercing them into comprising sexual situations involving drugs and money. One anonymous woman detailed an incident that took place during CIAA in Charlotte in 2016. She claims she went to T.I. and Tiny’s hotel suite at the Ritz-Carlton and her phone was confiscated and molly and cocaine were handed out. Only the people who removed their pants were told to stay.
“I watched him drag girls back and forth from the bedroom, to the bathroom, to the living room,” she wrote. “One girl was crying because she wanted to leave but they refused to give her her phone to call an Uber.”
That same woman was allegedly protected by her friendship with someone in T.I.’s entourage, so she was mostly a bystander to the situation. She claims that T.I. instructed his security to remove one victim from the bed because she was unable to do so herself (the woman claims the victim was almost unconscious with a barely-there pulse). Another woman claims that while working as an escort in Atlanta, she was hired to have sex with T.I. and Tiny, which should have been a consensual threesome, but it turned violent.
[She alleges] T.I. invited her to take drugs and have sex with him and Tiny in return for payment. She claims Tiny got upset that T.I. was showing her more attention and hit her before T.I. “choked” her out. When she threatened to tell, she was told she could face deportation.
That victim claims she was so afraid of T.I. and Tiny, she left Atlanta permanently and never went back. Another alleged victim claims that she never said anything at the time, because she was 16, and had internalized that it was her “fault” if something bad had happened. That same victim claims she was joined by a friend, who was 15, and that T.I. was aware of both of their ages. Rap-Up writes that there’s an ongoing theme of girls who aren’t legally able to consent, who had been lured in with so many drugs they likely wouldn’t have been able to consent even if the age on their ID was acceptable.
Other accounts include one underage victim who claims she and her friend were “pressured for sex” during 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend in Colorado and another woman who said the “girls were so high it seemed like they were dead.”
The allegations, which continue to grow as more people come forward, have been compiled on Twitter, and also on Instagram by Sabrina Peterson, a former friend of Tiny who has previously accused T.I. of assault. Sabrina writes that she’s looking for more victims and that she’s moving forward with legal action:
TW!!! Rape, drugging, abuse, etc
/T.I. And Tiny’s ex friend (instagram: theglamuniversity)came out with her own story of abuse from them yesterday. Since then, 19 others have also come forward. Here are some of them. Some of the victims being as young as 15 years old. pic.twitter.com/pR0rUN7WSW
— Maya Angelique👑 (@moneyymaya) January 28, 2021
Victims of TI and Tiny are speaking out. Almost all their stories are identical and they involve drugs, coercion and rape. pic.twitter.com/TnhKzCbwWW
— Jiggles (@lovejiggles) January 28, 2021
One Twitter user reminded us about the time back in 2017, when Rob Kardashian got into an Instagram comment fight with T.I., that ended with Rob accusing T.I. and Tiny of previously having a threesome with a “young” Blac Chyna.
Me reading the reports on TI and Tiny & then realizing that Rob Kardashian actually tried to expose this a long time ago when TI got in Rob & Chyna’s business tryna be messy 😬 pic.twitter.com/eX68kLCF3S
— mai (@maimaiapplepie) January 29, 2021
And in 2019, Iggy Azalea called T.I. a “huge misogynist,” and threatened, “The tea I could spill.” She didn’t spill anything, but she did tweet this message about victims and abusers not long after the accusations against him came out:
Women tip toe around in life protecting our abusers because we don’t want to have to deal with being harassed…
for being harassed.
How wild is that to really think about?
— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) January 29, 2021
And I would be remiss if I didn’t also remind everyone of the time that T.I. claimed that he used to accompany his daughter Deyjah Harris to the gynecologist every year to check and make sure her hymen was still intact. T.I. later tried attempted to play it off like he was joking.
The victims have likely decided to come forward after Sabrina publicly alleged earlier this week that T.I. had put a gun to her head after a fight with his assistant. Tiny defended her husband by jumping into The Shade Room’s comments, and writing: “Stop harassing my family.”
Neither T.I. nor Tiny has responded to the numerous allegations against them. But in 2012, T.I. released a song called “Can You Learn“, and the featured artist on that song was none other than the Pied Piper of Grossness, R. Kelly. I don’t know what exactly R. Kelly and T.I. were trying to learn, but it’s starting to sound like they both took classes at the Initialed Entertainer Underage Sex Creep Learning Annex.