Rap-Up TV: Zonnique and Tiny Open Up About Airport Arrest

Tiny’s daughter and T.I.’s stepdaughter Zonnique Pullins is opening up about her recent arrest.

Last month, the 20-year-old singer was taken into custody for carrying a gun at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. In an exclusive interview with Rap-Up TV, she says it was simply a mistake.

“The incident at the airport was honestly just a big mistake,” she admits. “I’m already aware that I can’t have a gun at the airport so I just really forgot that it was in my purse.”

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Sitting beside Zonnique, Tiny explains that she wasn’t mad at her daughter for carrying the weapon.

“I bought it for her,” she says. “I actually didn’t buy any bullets, but I guess she took it upon herself to get her own bullets. We go to the gun range and she learned how to work the gun the professional way… She needed [the gun] because she’s got a lot of things going on, stalker-ish stuff, things like that. So, I felt like she needed protection.”

Beyond the airport incident, Tiny and Zonnique also revealed what fans can expect from the sixth season of “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle,” which premieres July 18 at 9 p.m. on VH1.

“We have a new addition to the family [baby Heiress] so you’ll see a little bit of that going on, before she came,” explains Tiny. “The kids are really growing up so they have a lot going on.”