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The high-powered lawyer representing rapper Tip "T.I." Harris and his wife, Tameka "Tiny" Harris, denies claims they tried to cut a deal with an attorney pushing for an investigation into sexual abuse allegations.

Tyrone A. Blackburn, who sent letters to federal prosecutors in two states accusing the couple of drugging and raping women, said T.I.'s attorney, Steven Sadow contacted him and tried to cut a deal on T.I. and Tiny's behalf.

"Steve Sadow reached out to me looking to make a deal on behalf of T.I. and Tiny and I told Steve Sadow my clients want justice," Blackburn said via Zoom videoconference on Monday. "So [if] the deal involves Tiny and T.I. turning themselves in and admitting to the crimes they have committed then fine we got a deal! But if it does not work then I would prefer the investigators do that work and to bring criminal charges against Tiny and T.I. for what they've done throughout the years.”

Blackburn is representing 11 women who accuse the couple of engaging in "sexual abuse, forced ingestion of illegal narcotics, kidnapping, terrorist threats, and false imprisonment."

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T.I. has vigorously denied the allegations through his attorney, Sadow (pictured left), who stated "no charges will be forthcoming." Sadow denied reaching out to Blackburn to cut a deal.

"That is patently false," he said in a statement on Thursday.

"I reached out to see if he would share any information since his name was posted on Instagram as the attorney for Sabrina Peterson. Blackburn repeatedly refused to provide the names of his accuser-clients or any corroborating or supporting evidence of his groundless claims. The Harrises repeat that they are confident if a thorough and fair investigation is conducted, no charges will be brought."

The allegations have dealt a death blow to T.I.'s career. VH1 canceled the couple's reality TV show, T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle, and Disney fired him from its Ant-Man 3 film.
 

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The entertainment industry is following the T.I. and Tiny sex scandal with intense interest. Blogs are even digging up old stories about the couple's proclivities for threesomes.

Everyone has a story to tell about their own drug-fueled encounters with the horny couple.

If you recall, back in 2017, Rob Kardashian got into it with T.I. on Instagram for commenting on his parenting skills.

Rob, 33, claimed the rapper enjoyed a threesome with Tiny and Rob's ex-fiancée Blac Chyna, 32.

"Since TI wanna chime in on business that don't concern him let's talk about the threesome you had with Chyna and your baby mama Tiny. Don't speak on my daughter when u having threesomes with young Chy and Tiny ::: and I put that on my daughters life since u wanna speak on my daughter,,, damn shame. Chyna told me everything about your threesomes with you and her and Tiny. U got no moves bro ;;; Correction ::: TI paid Chyna to have sex with Tiny and him."

T.I., 40, was eager to respond to Rob's accusation when TMZ caught up with him at Los Angeles International Airport.

"Don't tell women's business. That's bad. That's very, very bad," said the father of seven.

"Poor character. Flawed, you know what I mean? If a woman trusted you and confided in you with secrets and stuff like that, you don't ever let that -- you don't do that. Secrets are sacred, you don't do that. That's a whole other level of f---boy s--t right there."

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It's an open secret that Blac Chyna was T.I. and Tiny's favorite dancer at King of Diamonds strip club back in 2013.

T.I. and his wife Tiny, real name Tameka Harris, 45, are accused of drugging and sexually assaulting at least 30 women over the span of nearly two decades.

The fallout from the allegations has demolished the couple's careers. VH1 canceled their reality TV show T.I. & Tiny: Family Hustle and Disney reportedly fired T.I. from the Ant-Man 3 movie.

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The news comes after the rap star and his wife, Tameka "Tiny" Harris, were accused of sexual abuse by as many as 30 women.

On Monday, Mar. 1, an attorney representing 11 alleged victims accused the couple of crimes including sexual abuse, forced ingestion of illegal narcotics, kidnapping, false imprisonment, intimidation, assault and harassment.

The attorney, Tyrone A. Blackburn is asking authorities in California and Georgia to open criminal investigations into the Atlanta power couple.

T.I. and Tiny have strongly denied the accusations through their defense attorney, Steve Sadow, who writes: "Clifford (T.I.) and Tameka Harris (Tiny) deny in the strongest possible terms these unsubstantiated and baseless allegations. We are confident that if these claims are thoroughly and fairly investigated, no charges will be forthcoming."

Meanwhile, VH1 bosses suspended production of the reality TV show T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle last month, when the claims against the couple first came to light.

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Rapper Tip "T.I." Harris and his wife, R&B singer Tameka "Tiny" Harris have denied accusations of drugging, kidnapping and sex abuse made by as many as 30 women.

Over the weekend, New York-based attorney Tyrone A. Blackburn sent letters to federal prosecutors in two states calling for a criminal investigation into the allegations.

In the letters, Blackburn accused the Atlanta power couple of "a myriad of allegations of forced drugging, kidnapping, rape, and intimidation in at least two states, including California and Georgia."

Blackburn filed a defamation lawsuit against T.I. and Tiny on behalf of Atlanta entrepreneur Sabrina Peterson, who previously accused T.I. of putting a gun to her head during an argument in 2009.

T.I. has retained his friend, high-powered criminal defense attorney Steve Sadow to represent him and his wife.

On Monday, Sadow said in a statement that T.I. and Tiny "deny in the strongest possible terms these unsubstantiated and baseless allegations" and he called the lawsuit a "shakedown" for money.

At a virtual press conference on Monday, Blackburn said the anonymous women aren't looking for money.

"They're seeking justice... These women have never put forth a request for money. They've never asked for money. Steve Sadow, maybe he misspoke... I didn't ask him for a dollar and from what I got from the conversations we had from the emails, they were very, very interested in killing this story and these claims. They didn't want this to come out."

Rumors of T.I. and Tiny's drug-fueled orgies have circulated on blogs and social media for years.

T.I. himself confirmed the rumors in a video response to Peterson's allegations in January.

"Uh, what we not going to do is open up the door to my bedroom," he said in the 8-minute video uploaded to Instagram.

"But I will say this, whatever we ever have done, has been done with consensual adults who into what we into and like what we like. If we want something, we know exactly where to go get it. We've never forced anybody, we've never drugged anybody against their will, we've never held anybody against their will. We've never made anybody do anything. We never sexually trafficked anything. I ain't never raped nobody, never raped nobody."

In a recent episode of T.I.'s podcast series, "ExpediTIously," the soft-spoken Sadow said he draws the line at representing sexual predators, since those cases are the most difficult to defend morally.

Watch T.I.'s interview with Sadow below.
 

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Over the weekend a NY-based attorney asked prosecutors in two states to investigate allegations of drugging and sex abuse against power couple Tip "T.I." Harris and Tameka "Tiny" Harris.

New details have emerged about the scandalous allegations made against the 40-year-old rapper and his 45-year-old R&B singer wife.

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MTO News has learned that one of the female accusers said TI's pal, rapper Nelly (pictured 2nd from left), sexually abused her.

According to documents obtained by MTO, in 2014, TI and Tiny forced a woman to have sexual intercourse with rapper Nelly against her will.

Nelly, 46, recently settled a lawsuit by a different woman who claimed that he sexually assaulted her on his tour bus.

Nelly, a Grammy Award-winning rapper, is best known for his 2002 rap hit "Hot in Herre." His 2000 album Country Grammar sold over 8 million copies.

Nelly was dropped as spokesman for Honey Nut Cheerios following the allegations of sex assault.

The latest allegations may threaten his partnership with PepsiCo's Lay's Flamin' Hot chips.
 

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Rapper T.I. and his wife Tiny were hit with a defamation lawsuit by Sabrina Peterson, the longtime family friend who claimed he put a gun to her head in 2009.

Peterson sued Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., 40, and his wife, Tameka "Tiny” Harris, 45, for using their social media platforms to smear her good name.

According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Peterson claims she got into an argument with her former friend, T.I., who then put a gun to her head and told her, "B*tch I'll kill you."

After Peterson, 42, went public with the allegations in January, Tameka posted a photo of T.I. posing with Peterson's 8-year-old son.

Peterson claims Tameka exposed her son to "vitriol and danger."

The post, which has since been deleted, sparked rumors that the boy was fathered by T.I.

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T.I. and Tiny's high-powered attorney, Steve Sadow, tells TMZ they "deny in the strong possible terms these unsubstantiated and baseless allegations."

Sadow added, "These allegations are nothing more than the continuation of a sordid shakedown campaign that began on social media." He said T.I. and Tiny "implore everyone not to be taken in by these obvious attempts to manipulate the press and misuse the justice system."

In related news, a NY-based attorney sent letters to federal prosecutors in two states asking them to investigate allegations of drugging and sex abuse lodged by at least 11 women.

Attorney Tyrone A. Blackburn told the New York Times that the women were drugged, raped or sexually assaulted by the Harrises or those in their inner circle of friends and associates.

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A New York-based lawyer is seeking a criminal investigation into sex assault allegations against rapper Tip "T.I." Harris and his wife, singer Tameka "Tiny" Harris.

Attorney Tyrone A. Blackburn is asking federal prosecutors in two states to investigate multiple instances of sexual abuse on behalf of 11 women who allege they were victimized by the couple or members of their entourage.

The crimes are alleged to have occurred in Georgia and California.

Mr. Blackburn said the sex crimes span nearly two decades from 2005 until the most recent instance in 2018.

The women accused the couple of "sexual abuse, forced ingestion of illegal narcotics, kidnapping, terroristic threats and false imprisonment."

The New York Times has spoken with five women who claimed they were drugged, raped or sexually assaulted by the Harrises or those in their inner circle of friends and associates.

None of the women are among those who posted their accounts of drugging and sexual abuse on social media in January.

Those women shared their stories online in response to allegations made by T.I. and Tiny's former friend, Sabrina Peterson, who alleged the rapper put a gun to her head in 2009 and threatened her.

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The women allege that T.I. and Tiny plied them with drugs (ecstasy) and, when they were incapacitated, sexually abused them and passed them off to their friends for their pleasure.

One alleged victim, a veteran, who served five years in the Air Force, said she met the couple in Los Angeles in 2005.

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On one occasion, the woman went back with the couple to their hotel room. She became intoxicated after she'd consumed less than two drinks, Blackburn wrote in a letter to prosecutors.

According to the letter, Ms. Harris suggested that the military veteran "freshen up," and took her to the bathroom, where the woman allowed Ms. Harris to undress and bathe her and T.I..

All three people were naked, and the woman was intoxicated and throwing up by the time they got back to bed, the letter said. T.I. then "attempted to put his foot into her vagina." The woman told him no. She recalled T.I. laughing at her for vomiting and he left the room to retrieve condoms.

"The next thing she remembers," the letter continued, "was waking up naked on the couch, with a towel thrown over her, with a very sore vagina." A security guard was banging on the door, telling her to leave.

In a statement on Friday, T.I. and Tiny's high profile attorney, Steve Sadow, vigorously denied the rumors.

"We fully expect that if these claims are thoroughly and fairly investigated, no charges will be forthcoming," Sadow said. "These allegations are nothing more than the continuation of a sordid shakedown campaign that began on social media and now attempts to manipulate the press and misuse the justice system."

Sadow is mounting a million dollar defense for the Harrises. The power attorney's retainer fee is said to be in the neighborhood of $250,000, including a per hourly fee of $2,500.

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Lisa Bloom has been retained by a second woman who alleges she was drugged and sexually abused by rapper Tip "T.I." Harris and his wife, Xscape singer Tameka "Tiny" Harris.

Bloom, who is already representing one accuser, now says she was retained by a second accuser.

"We just signed our second accuser against TI and Tiny," she wrote on Twitter.com Friday.

"If you have information about this important case, please contact me.

Always free and confidential.

And we understand the fear."

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The women allege that T.I. plied them with pills, such as ecstasy or meth, and then passed them off to his homies for their sexual pleasure. The women also say they were recruited by Tameka.

T.I., 40, and Tiny, 45, have denied the "appalling allegations" made by dozens of women.

The couple threatened possible legal action against Sabrina Peterson, a former friend who accused the rapper of putting a gun to her head.

VH1 didn't hesitate to cancel the couple's reality TV series, T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle, last week.

"We are aware of the allegations, and while they are not connected to our show, we have reached out to T.I. and Tameka Harris, as well as local and state officials," an MTV Entertainment spokesperson said in a statement to Deadline.

"Given the serious nature of the allegations, we have decided to suspend production in order to gather more information."

VH1 and MTV are owned by ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks.

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Production on "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" has been suspended amid a sexual abuse investigation.

Rapper and actor Tip "T.I." Harris, 40, and his wife, Tameka 'Tiny' Harris, 45, who star in the hit reality TV series, have denied "appalling allegations" of drugging, abuse and sex trafficking made by dozens of women.

The couple threatened possible legal action against Sabrina Peterson, a former friend who accused the rapper of putting a gun to her head.

Celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom announced she is representing one of the accusers.

But VH-1 bosses aren't waiting for any legal action before shutting down the set.

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The family-themed reality TV show featuring T.I. and Tiny and their extended family was in the middle of its fourth season when the cameras stopped rolling this week.

"We are aware of the allegations, and while they are not connected to our show, we have reached out to T.I. and Tameka Harris, as well as local and state officials," an MTV Entertainment spokesperson said in a statement to Deadline.

"Given the serious nature of the allegations, we have decided to suspend production in order to gather more information."

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At least one of T.I. and Tameka "Tiny" Harris' accusers has retained famed sexual harassment attorney Lisa Bloom.

Dozens of women came forward, accusing the Harrises of drugging and sexually assaulting them, after Glam University owner Sabrina Peterson accused T.I. of putting a gun to her head.

Last night, Bloom, 59, announced she is representing one of the accusers. So far, no lawsuits have been filed.

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This changes the trajectory from petty accusations to a possible criminal trial or out of court settlements that could financially ruin the couple.

The 40-year-old rapper has already hurt his case by admitting to having intimate relations with some of the women, which he says was consensual.
 

Bloom, the daughter of famed attorney Gloria Allred, is known for representing famous sexual harassment victims and precipitating the firing of Bill O'Reilly from Fox News.

But she lost some credibility when she advised disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein before he was sued into oblivion by dozens of women who alleged sexual assault.

Weinstein, 68, was convicted of criminal sexual assault on February 24, 2020. He was sentenced to 23 years in prison.