Rapper Meek Mill Pays Bails So 20 Women Can Spend Holidays With Family

The women are incarcerated in the Riverside Correctional Facility, in Mill's hometown, because they otherwise could not have afforded to go home for the holidays.
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - AUGUST 26: Recording artist Meek Mill performs at The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre on August 26, 2022 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Monica Morgan/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The 35-year-old rapper also gave each of the women a gift card intended for groceries or presents.
  • “It was devastating for me to be away from my son during the holidays when I was incarcerated,” Mill, born Robert Williams, told The New York Daily News.
  • Five of the women were released and reunited Friday with their children, and those still behind bars will be released in coming days

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