No Turkey For T.I., Rapper Withdraws Thanksgiving Request

ImageT.I. has withdrawn his request to host Thanksgiving dinner at his home after prosecutors strongly opposed any changes to the court's original order.


"The defendant is asking this Court for the very kind of special treatment to which this Court made clear the defendant was not entitled," federal prosecutors wrote in their response to T.I.'s request, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

"His constant requests for more visitors, recent complaints about 'delays' in the approval of visitors, and requests for maintenance workers and a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with 'family' show that the defendant does not ... appreciate the generosity of the Court in granting his release...."

The Southern MC (born Clifford Harris, Jr.) was arrested by federal authorities on October 13 after allegedly attempting to buy three machine guns and two silencers.

On October 26, the self-proclaimed King of the South was released from jail on $3 million bond and placed on house arrest. Under the conditions of the court order, T.I. can have up to three visitors at once, all of whom must undergo background checks.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, T.I. has submitted a list of 95 potential visitors to his home. 

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