Mendeecees Harris is paying for his crimes.
Back in April, the Love & Hip Hop: New York star pleaded guilty to drug trafficking conspiracy. And on Tuesday, the TV personality was sentenced to eight years in prison for the role he played in the delivery of drugs like cocaine and heroin across The Empire State.
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During his hearing, the reality star apologized "for any trouble I have caused the city of Rochester." He also told the judge that he's working on being a better man, saying:
"Ever since (having children), I've been trying to right my wrongs."
At the sentencing, Mendeecees explained he had gotten into the drug business because he had been raised without a father in a troubled neighborhood.
But, the reality show's cast member took to Instagram that same day to say that's no excuse for what he's done, and to take full responsibility for his past mistakes, writing:
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