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Reality Show Puts T.I. Back in Prison

Rapper violated release terms by doing business on luxury bus

September 8, 2011 2:45 PM ET
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T.I.'s forthcoming reality show for VH1 was intended to document the rapper readjusting to life outside of jail, but it ended up putting him back behind bars. A document obtained by TMZ indicates that prison officials believed that his manager and two VH1 producers were on the luxury bus that took him from a federal prison in Arkansas to a halfway house in Atlanta. According to the papers, T.I. was only allowed to travel with his wife and was barred from conducting business on the bus.

Photos: A Day in the Life of T.I.
VH1 and T.I.'s manager submitted letters to prison officials claiming that they were not discussing business on the road, but they have been ignored. It is unclear how long T.I. will remain in federal custody.

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