Incarcerated rapper T.I.‘s wife, Tiny, has opened up about her love for the “King of the South” and why she would have sacrificed her own life to help the rapper avoid jail time.
According to Tiny, certain circumstances would not allow her to take the fall for Tip when busted on drug possession charges in Los Angeles last summer.
“I feel like, if you don’t know the details on it, you can’t say I could take the fall,” Tiny says, her sugary drawl laced with frustration. “If I could have, I would have said, ‘Well, yeah, that’s me.’ But it wasn’t able to be done. And for one, there were other people–other friends in the car–that could have taken the fall, but it couldn’t happen.” Tiny stresses that the couple have (finally!) learned their lesson. “It’s time-out for any nonsense,” she says flatly. “We know what to do now. Not that we didn’t then–but things happen.” Tiny stresses that the couple have (finally!) learned their lesson. “It’s time-out for any nonsense,” she says flatly. “We know what to do now. Not that we didn’t then–but things happened, you know. Now it’s for sure. He’s never gonna go back to jail. We can’t have that.” (XXL Mag)
After the couple’s publicized drug possession arrest last summer, rap star 50 Cent said Tiny should have taken the fall for Tip.
“Man TI and tiny done got picked up agin for methamphetmines and ecstacy dam manTiny gotta take that charge. Say it was yoursBaby,” 50 tweeted Thursday (September 2).
“Ok I’m gone till the $ept 6. I’m gonna let you motherf*cker$ $uffer of boredom till I returnBut that TI sh*t is bad. $ept 6.”
“http://twitvid.com/JPBI2 – D*mn TI d*mn! u the king d*mn! lol” (50 Cent’s Twitter)
Last month, Tiny opened up about how much she loved her husband.
“I’m down for him,” Tiny said in an interview. “You have to know this person would do the same for you. Being down [for T.I.] is the easiest thing to do. He makes it so easy. He sets it out so great and perfect for me. He’s like ‘You ain’t got to work, you ain’t got to do this or that.’ Just be with me. And we enjoy each other. It’s not hard to stay down. The least I can do is give back, and make sure I’m 100 percent and a strong woman.” (VIBE)
Following the start of his 11-month sentence last November, T.I. released a statement to fans speaking on his past trials in jail.
“This experience is truly a pain I have never felt before and that’s saying a lot for a n*gga who’s been down locked up as many times as I have,” Tip wrote. “I see this as a real a** whoopin’. The kind you don’t just go back outside to play afterwards. You take ya a** to bed and don’t come out of your room until it’s time to go to school…I don’t know what effect this will have on my life moving forward but I’m certainly sick and motherf*cking tired of going to jail, juve, trison, the pen, correctional facilities or whatever else you want to call it…I’d have been better off doing a 5-10 year bid one time than going in time and time again for days, weeks and months for the last 15 years of my life.” (Trap Muzik)
T.I. and Tiny were initially arrested last summer in Los Angeles on drug possession charges resulting in the rapper serving an 11-month sentence for a probation violation beginning November 2010.
Check out some recent pre-jail T.I. footage down below: