T.I. is speaking publicly about him and Tiny facing multiple accounts of sexual assault and misconduct. He’s already previously denied the allegations, in a new interview with the Big Facts Live podcast he’s in denial again.
Sexual violence which is not a small topic that should be spoken about haphazardly made its way to the discussion between the hosts Big Bank, DJ Scream and T.I. To his accusers, the rapper shared, “Listen, man, that shit don’t hurt me.” He also shook his head when Big Bank asked, “What the hell they talking about you drugging hoes n’ shit?”
He went on to add, “Shit didn’t happen. Lemme ask you a question. If that were really going on — they sent that shit to the feds, to GBI — I trust in every legal law faculty to do they job.” Strangely enough, as of March, T.I. and Tiny have been accused of subjecting over 30 alleged victims, including one man, to “forced drugging, kidnapping, rape, and intimidation” in California and Georgia specifically. The harrowing allegations have been denied by the rapper more than once.
This wasn’t the end of T.I.’s comments, he decided to keep going. He continued with the following: “To be honest with you bro, stupid people listen to stupid people,” he said. “It’s simple as that. The name of the show is Big Facts. You show me one motherfuckin’ big fact on the subject and we can continue the discussion. This shit started January 29th.”
At one point Bank brought up NDAs the Atlanta artist was alleged to have had anonymous victims sign. T.I.’s response was: “You go to any superstar’s house or any kind of private gathering, you’re going to sign [an NDA]. Privacy and anonymity must be held in high regard. That don’t mean nobody doing anything.”
The idea of a social crucifixion must’ve been on T.I.’s mind too, at a different moment during the podcast episode he touched on a notion of a public downfall and that people apparently might have prayed for that. “Why, all of a sudden, after all of these years of service to the community, decades of integrity and showing people who I am… I just become a creep to people. Motherf*ckers just want me to be a creep so f*cking bad.”
To drive his point home that he’s not a “creep” or a sexual predator despite a previously announced investigation that the LAPD was leading he exclaimed:
“A Peepin-Tom ass muthaf*cker. An old under-the-bed-sniffin’-socks muthaf*cker. I ain’t never presented myself as nuthin’ but a playa. I don’t understand where this narrative came from.”
Before the interview wrapped he also addressed the hyman controversy that’d gone viral back in 2019 involving his daughter Deyjah. He put his foot in his mouth again when he expressed “Let’s take the instance with my daughter Deyjah. I made a joke, I spoke on something,” T.I. said. “Granted, I probably shouldn’t have spoke on it, and it probably wasn’t a laughing matter. Only because she didn’t find it funny. How did it go from that to he must be messin with her, he forced her to go?”
T.I. also shared he has “no desire to be a creep” during the interview.
Watch the podcast episode in its entirety below.
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