Rapper T.I. Sentenced to 11 Months in Prison

In Celebs by , on Monday, October 18, 2010, 5:20 AM (PDT)


Did he get brownie points for helping suicidal jumper?

T.I. is headed back to jail. The rapper, whose real name is Clifford Harris, was sentenced to 11 months behind bars for violating his parole after he was arrested on drug charges last month.

Read: Rapper T.I. Talks Suicide Jumper Down from Ledge

T.I., who was found with drugs during a traffic stop last month, appeared before U.S. District Judge Charles Pannell in Atlanta, Georgia, on Friday to ask for leniency in his sentencing.

"I screwed up. I screwed up big time and I am sorry," T.I. said. "I'm truly and sincerely sorry. I don't want and I don't need to use drugs anymore. I want them out of my life."

But Judge Pannell was not moved. "I think Mr. Harris had had about the limit of second chances," he  said.

The 30 year-old rapper, who had been on parole after serving a year in prison on a weapons conviction, was found in possession of the drug Ecstacy during a traffic stop last month. He is expected to begin his latest jail stint on November 1.

Read: Rapper T.I. Says Suicidal Rescue Was 'Spiritual'

Earlier this week T.I. made headlines when he helped convince a suicidal man to come down from a ledge. The rapper later fought off suggestions that the stunt was staged in order to make him look good before he appeared in front of the judge.

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Comments (1)
Posted By shateka smith (3 years ago)
i think he sholdn't go to jail for nothing little like that ......
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