Note: This article contains descriptions of alleged sexual abuse and assault.
A New York-based attorney is seeking an investigation into TI and his wife Tameka “Tiny” Harris, who are being charged with sexual assault and abuse. The New York Times reports. The attorney, Tyrone A. Blackburn, represents 11 people who have said they have been “victims” of the Harrises or members of their entourage, according to The times. Blackburn has reportedly sent letters seeking a criminal investigation to the federal prosecutors offices for the Northern District of Georgia and the Central District of California, the Los Angeles County District Attorney, and the California State Attorneys General. and Georgia.
The times spoke to five people who claim to have been drugged, raped, or sexually assaulted by the Harrises or their associates. Reporters for The times He also spoke with friends and family and reviewed photos and messages supporting the timeline of the events referenced in the allegations.
Steve Sadow, an attorney representing TI and Tiny, said The times that the Harrises “deny in the strongest terms these baseless and unwarranted accusations.”
In January, a woman named Sabrina Peterson exposed allegations of sexual abuse against TI and Tiny. Peterson also claimed that, once in 2009, TI pointed a gun at her head and threatened to kill her. Following Peterson’s allegations, VH1 suspended production of the Harris reality show. TI & Tiny: friends and family hustle.
The Harrisons denied Peterson’s allegations and threatened legal action against her. According to The timesBlackburn, in his letters, does not mention the women whose stories Peterson shared on social media.
If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual assault or domestic violence, we recommend that you seek support:
RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline
1800656 HOPE (4673)
Crisis text line
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SMS: Text “HERE” to 741-741
The National Domestic Violence Hotline