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T.I.'s Wife

Prison Staff Took PICTURES

with Us at Tour Bus!!

9/2/2011 7:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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T.I.'s wife tells TMZ ... multiple prison officials actually saw the tour bus that picked up the rapper yesterday -- and even took photos with T.I. in front of it -- and NOBODY raised an issue.

Tameka "Tiny" Cottle tells us ... when the tour bus rolled up to the Arkansas prison yesterday, prison officials "Walked him over, took pics and told him good luck in life."

TMZ broke the story ... the warden ordered T.I. back into custody after he made the trek to his halfway house, claiming T.I. only informed officials he would be traveling in a van ... and not a tricked out tour bus.

But Tiny says, "This is a bunch of bulls**t ... they should have said something before he got on the bus ... T.I. would have politely gotten into a van."

She adds, "T.I. is one of the strongest individuals I know ... and they just trying to break him in more ways than one and it's not gonna work! 'Cause what God got for him, can't no man take that away ... period!"


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AntiSocialForum.com    

Warden is just another person in a position of authority that abuses his power. Welcome to America, land of the power trip.

1086 days ago
17.

Nope    

I don't get WHY it matters what type of vehicle he is traveling on as long as he makes it safely to his destination and doing no harm to others. Cooky warden.

1086 days ago
18.

Big D    

Why is this guy getting this much coverage for going to a half way house....or not making it ? BFD Is this the best you could come up with for a story today ? Shocking, another rap guy got it trouble, oh and then gets in trouble again...

1086 days ago
19.

cammi    

this is bs.wtf in recent news there was a women who put her baby in a trash bin and no charges were filled,and they send ti back to prison over a tour bus instead of a van im just saying STUPID

1086 days ago
20.

Sandi    

The prision official must feel, that TI has a book deal, tv show and has gone right back to where he was b efore jail. he is still stuck in Arkansas and needed a little money. Did he have to know about the bus when he stated mode of transport. I can see Tiny running with the van idea. They are all mad at Obama and black people have to deal with this nonsense.

1086 days ago
21.

AntiSocialForum.com    

Most Law enforcement dedicate their lives to abusing their authority. They say that they have to "deal with the sh*t of the earth" but yet law enforcement treat EVERY person they come in contact with like the sh*t on the bottom of their shoes. BTW, I'm white, never been arrested or in trouble with the law, employed college graduate and middle aged. SO GO FCUK YOURSELF NAZI COPS on power trips!

1086 days ago
22.

Annie183    

A closed mouth don't get fed..He need to speak up and defend his rights...Should it matter that he got to the halfway house in car,van,tour bus,airplane,private jet,skate board,roller skates or what have you.The point IS..is that he got there.It looks to me like he is being targeted on because of his celebrity.I'm disappointed in him for not speaking up..Last I heard bullying was illegal.

1086 days ago
23.

Sandi    

The prison official saw that TI went right back to his life with a book deal and tv show. He is stuck in Arkansas and needed a little money. They are so angry with Obama that black people are having to deal with this nonsense. Did TI really know when he said van what Tiny would bring. I can see her running with the van idea.

1086 days ago
24.

Ayana    

Me and the kids couldve picked TI up in the Ford. Its a piece of crap and I guarentee you, the warden wouldve been satisfied. But then again, we would have to make a McDonalds run with the little ones....that wouldve caused problems.

1086 days ago
25.

christy    

what the hell difference does it make whether it was
a van or a bus? I don't get it. is there actually some
rule/law somewhere that says a person can take a van but not
a bus or a horse or whatever? this is so stupid.

1086 days ago
26.

laura    

This isn't about you Tiny (yeah, right) ya loudmouthed beyotch. Sit down and shut up. TI is the star, not you. Shut up and stay in the background. What does he see in your fugly nasty azz anyhow, musta been high as feck

1086 days ago
27.

Ivan    

WHOM CARES?

1086 days ago
28.

agold    

Bottom line is that he deceived them, knowingly. He knew what he was doing.

1086 days ago
29.

JL    

HE WASN'T RELEASED FROM CUSTODY PEOPLE!!! HE HASN'T COMPLETED HIS SENTENCE. HE ISN'T FREE YET. HE WAS TRANSFERED TO A HALFWAY HOUSE AS A REWARD FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR. HE WAS SENT BACK TO PRISON FOR ABUSING THE TRUST THEY PLACED IN HIM AND FOR HIS AND VH1'S STUPID DECISION TO TRY AND RUB THE STATE CORRECTIONS FACILITY'S NOSE IN IT BY CONCEALING NOT ONLY THE FACT THAT HE WAS GONNA RIDE OUT OF PRISON LIKE A ROCK STAR, BUT THAT HE WAS THEN GONNA USE HIS TIME IN THE HALFWAY HOUSE TO MAKE MONEY AND PROMOTE HIMSELF BY FILMING IT ALL AS PART OF A REALITY SHOW. VH1 TRIED TO SET UP CAMERAS IN THE HALFWAY HOUSE ITSELF.

TI DID NOT COMPLETE HIS SENTENCE YET. THEREFORE HE IS NOT A FREE MAN YET. THEREFORE HE CAN'T HUMILIATING THE STATE CORRECTIONS MANAGEMENT AND EXPECT THEM TO JUST TAKE IT.

IF YOU DO, THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS.

1086 days ago
30.

michelle    

Why do you think they ask for all of the car info before you get out. It is policy. If they let him get away with it they would have to let everyone. It is a rule and do it. It is not just him, it would be anybody that broke the rule. Get over it.

1086 days ago
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