T.I and Tiny Harris under investigation for sexual assault and drug claims

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T.I and Tiny are being investigated for sexual assault and drugging after 10 women have come forward.
T.I and Tiny are being investigated for sexual assault and drugging after 10 women have come forward.
Aaron J. Thornton / Contributor

They are a family used to the spotlight. They've shared various parts of their lives through their reality show and have let fans into their business ventures. 

Now they are in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Media moguls T.I and Tiny Harris are currently under investigation by the Los Angeles police department.

They have been accused of sexual assaulting and drugging women after an anonymous woman filed a report saying she was a victim of the couple in 2005. According to CBS news T.I and his wife Tiny have refuted the allegations made against them through their attorney Steve Sadow.

The couple have been accused by multiple women of using their fame and influence to coerce and sexually assault women.

Attorney Tyrone A. Blackburn urged the attorneys general in several states to investigate claims from at least 10 women who alleged that the rapper, his wife and their associates were perpetrators of "forced drugging, kidnapping, rape, and intimidation".

Attorney Blackburn represents the other victims that have come forward and he said it is priority to protect the identities of the women.

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"In response to their counsel's request that these women come out publicly, the protection and safety of these women are my biggest priority. Ending violence against women, especially women who have suffered in silence for years is my biggest priority. Their identities are known to law enforcement, and that's what matters."

The couple has seven children and star in their own reality TV show called T.I and Tiny: The Family Hustle that has been paused since the allegations broke out. 

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