‘T.I. & Tiny: Mates & Household Hustle’ Suspends Manufacturing Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations
Production of the hit VH1 series “TI & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle” was suspended due to allegations of sexual abuse against the stars of the show.
. reports that the show has been filming its fourth season in Atlanta since December.
While TI and Tiny have denied the allegations on multiple occasions, the fallout continues for the couple who have been accused of sexual abuse, human trafficking, drugs, and coercion by women.
“We are aware of the allegations, and while they are unrelated to our show, we reached out to TI and Tameka Harris, as well as local and state officials,” an MTV Entertainment spokesman said in a statement to .. “Given the gravity of the allegations, we have decided to stop production for more information.”
Sources told . the decision to stop production was a joint decision between MTV Entertainment, TI and Tiny. It is also reported that previously announced plans for a Spring Season 4th premiere are also being put on hold.
While MTV Entertainment is investigating the allegations, it is unclear whether there is such a criminal investigation, and authorities have not currently charged the couple with anything.
While there is no criminal case against the couple, a civil suit appears to be pending after famous lawyer Lisa Bloom announced on Twitter that she is now representing one of the prosecutors.
Bloom didn’t say who her client is or what she’s specifically accusing the couple, but she’s known for working on similarly high-profile cases.
It all started after Glam University CEO Sabrina Peterson, a former friend of the couple, accused TI of pointing a gun at them. After telling her story, Peterson alleged several alleged victims presented their own reports of negative interactions with the stars.
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