Because of all of the drama it prompted on social media final 12 months, persons are nonetheless speaking about “hymengate.” This refers back to the scenario by which rapper T.I. Harris talked brazenly going together with his daughter, Deyjah Harris, to OB-GYN appointments. The statements have been met with fierce backlash. From the seems to be of it, the Harris household desires to maneuver on from it, however it doesn’t appear like that’s occurring, as a consequence of social media.
T.I. not too long ago mentioned that he believed folks “jumped to conclusions”
T.I. discovered himself in a load of controversy again in 2019 after he said that he goes with Deyjah, who’s 18, to her OB-GYN appointments to make certain her “hymen is intact.” He spoke about it on the podcast, Ladies Like Us.
For months, T.I. obtained critiques who this conduct which was referred to as misogynistic and sexist. It was additionally a storyline on the newest season of their VH1 tv sequence, T.I. and Tiny: The Friends and Family Hustle. During the episodes, Deyjah revealed that the ordeal embarrassed her and that it was traumatizing.
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Just final week, T.I. slammed folks that criticized him. He informed The Breakfast Club that his feedback have been misconstrued and blown out of proportion. “All the other people who jumped to conclusions and got into some weird freaky s**t, man, f**k y’all, ’cause that ain’t never been Tip,” he mentioned. “Tip ain’t never rocked like that. Those people who assumed, ‘Oh, he’s in the exam room with her.’ I never said that…Those people who assumed, ‘He made her do it against her will.’ I never said that.”
Fans believed that Deyjah Harris subtweeted her father
Monday, Deyjah despatched out a tweet that many followers instantly assumed was about her father, contemplating the aftermath of his statements about her physician appointments. She tweeted, “watch how you speak to your children. i don’t care how old they are, they still deserve the same respect that you expect in return.”
When a fan quote tweeted her and mentioned that a number of instances, youngsters don’t get a say in how they’re handled as a result of they’re youthful, Deyjah responded and mentioned that issues will change. “[B]ut the good thing about this generation is that we will all be much better parents and know what to do/say or what NOT to do/say to our children, no matter what age they are,” she wrote.
T.I. rebuffs this declare, sharing a textual content message thread together with his youngsters
Several web sites, together with The Shade Room, started reporting on Deyjah’s tweet. As the tweet continued to realize traction T.I. commented on The Shade Room’s Instagram post, accusing the outlet of creating a giant deal out of nothing. “Y’all reaching,” he mentioned. Every grownup felt this manner as an adolescent in some unspecified time in the future in life. Only distinction right here is…she’s TI’s daughter. Let he[r] LIVE Cuzz…. she discovering her place on the planet & doesn’t should be below the microscope each step of the best way. I can deal with that stress & I welcome it,so apply it to ME… go away her tf ALONE please. Sincerely, A loving Father.”
The rapper wasn’t completed after that. On his personal Instagram web page, he shared a sequence of texts which included Deyjah. While we don’t know every individual within the group thread, it appears to be one that features his youngsters, given the truth that each Deyjah and one in all his sons, Domani, are each in there.
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In the textual content thread, Deyjah mentioned, “It’s always some BS. I didn’t answer their DM for a reason and they still gone post it?” T.I. added, “No pressure my love… I would just suggest you apply More context Deyjah… IG is a place where if you don’t give them their conclusion, they will definitely draw their own… Or should I say social media. I mean I didn’t mean to upset you. Just givin you some game.”
She additionally appeared to be pissed off with the truth that her social media is so closely monitored and that individuals assume a number of her posts are about T.I. She continued partly, “..it’s my twitter should be able to tweet what i want and people should just mind their business. everything doesn’t have to be about him, this why i don’t like people.”