T.I. isn’t going the Wendy Williams route when it comes to stirring up dirt.
When photos surfaced of the bikini-clad talk show host on vacation in Barbados, social media users ripped the 53-year-old.
Wendy Williams gotta keep her slander to herself after them pics bruh
— Smoke Daddy (@SmokeGawd) September 11, 2017
Just saw bikini photos of Wendy Williams, she needs to stop talking about how other people look
— Tessyama👑 (@tescool) September 12, 2017
I'm not into body shaming people but Wendy Williams needs to never show her bikini body again! I'm so grossed out🤢
— complexsimplicity10 (@HenniskinnedDym) September 12, 2017
Instead of stooping down to the level of Twitterdom, T.I. decided to take a Michelle Obama approach: When they go low, we go high.
Read Up on Wendy Williams
“Ok, now as much s— as this sister talk about people… (Myself included) I know what y’all expect,” Tip wrote on Instagram Tuesday, Sept. 12. “But I’m not gon do the obvious and [fire] her ass up. NOPE!!! … I’m gon try something new and different this time. Let’s see if the power of mercy moves her heart to not be so malicious and vindictive in the future when she’s speaking on the lives of other strangers when they’re going through their own PERSONAL tough times.”
Ok now as much shit as this sister talk about people… (Myself included) I know what y'all expect. But I'm not gon do the obvious & fye her ass up. NOPE!!! I'm gon be respectful because regardless of her flaws she's still a independent black business woman that's had to fight her way through life to get where she is. JUST LIKE THE PEOPLE SHE JUDGES DAILY!!! But I'm gon try something new & different this time. Let's see if the power of mercy moves her heart to not be so malicious & vindictive in the future when she's speaking on the lives of other strangers when they're going through their own PERSONAL tough times. That's my approach… let's see. 🤔
T.I. has especially been targeted by Williams since news of his split from estranged wife, Tiny, broke last year. The former radio DJ eagerly discussed T.I.’s interactions with Tiny on their VH1 reality series. She also had Tip’s former bride on air to discuss her beef with model Bernice Burgos, who reportedly broke up the couple’s marriage after getting involved with T.I.