TAMEKA RAYMOND BLASTS USHER ON TWITTER AFTER LOSING CUSTODY OF KIDS: ‘MONEY CAN BUY MANY THINGS’
Aug 2012 27

A judge has awarded Usher full custody of his two sons three-year-old Naviyd Eli Raymond and 4-year-old Usher Raymond V. According to TMZ.com, Usher’s primary custody begins on September 1st and he and ex wife Tameka Foster have yet to work out visitation and times. Tameka will still retain some custodial rights, but it’s unclear how often she will be able to see the kids.

Tameka accused Usher of being an absentee father who was focused on his career. She also claimed that he used drugs in front of his son. Usher claimed that Tameka was inattentive and irresponsible as a mom.

  • This summer has not been the best for Tameka. She lost her 11-year-old son Kile Glover after he suffered brain damage after a jet ski accident. She wrote via Twitter after the judge gave Usher custody, “A woman’s loyalty is tested when her man has nothing… A man’s loyalty is tested when he has everything!” She later wrote, “Money can buy many things…But in the end. Truth & goodness will prevail. I must continue to believe this. Stand firm.”

TAMEKA TO FILE AN APPEAL

Tameka is reportedly gearing up to file an appeal. According to the site, sources close to Tameka say that Usher’s lawyer’s law firm threw an election fundraiser back in 2008 for the judge who presided over the trial and feels that connection may have influenced the ruling.

Sources say that Tameka is baffled by the decision, since Usher is constantly in the road and she has the more stable schedule.

USHER’S EX WIFE SAYS HIS SYMPATHY OVER DEAD SON IS AN ACT
Aug 2012 03

Usher‘s ex wife Tameka Foster has claimed that his sympathy over the tragic death of her son Kile is all an act. According to TMZ.com, Usher recently filed docs asking the court to delay the next hearing in light of Kile’s death. He claimed that the hearing would cause “unnecessary stress and strain” on himself, Tameka and their two sons Usher V and Naviyd. He also claimed that Tameka would get an unfair advantage, since the court would not want to rule against Tameka, since she is still grieving her son. he fears that he could lose custody of the kids and it would be unfair to him.

In her own court docs, Tameka’s lawyer responded that Usher is full of it, saying that his claims of “stress and strain” are “bogus.” Tameka has claimed that Usher didn’t care about her son in his final days — only visiting him once during his 15 days on life support. She also claimed that she begged Usher to tweet a message to his fans to Pray for Kile, but he refused. She said that instead, he tweeted a photo of his own breakfast, with the caption, “Breakfast of Champions.”

  • Tameka has said that Usher’s attempt to postpone the hearing is “simply a transparent sham” and asks the judge to deny Usher’s request and require him to appear at the next hearing — which is set for August 13th.
  • Tameka wants to resolve the custody issue — saying that it is the only way for her to heal and move on with her life.

USHER IS ‘STANDING STRONG’ AFTER DEATH OF STEPSON
Jul 2012 24

Reports say that Usher is “standing strong” after the death of his stepson, 11-year-old Kile Glover. In a interview with New York Live, Usher’s godfather Ben Vereen said “I’m proud of [him] because he’s standing strong. It’s a terrible thing when a parent has to bury their child. No parent should ever have to bury his or her child. I know because I buried one. So please continue your prayers for him and [his] family for strength and healing.”

Kile — who was the son of Tameka Foster and her ex husband Ryan Glover, was involved in a jet ski accident in Atlanta, which left him brain dead. He died of heart failure on July 21st.

  • In related news, the man responsible for the jet ski accident that killed Kile may be charged for his death. According to TMZ.com, Jeffrey Hubbard was driving the jet ski that crashed into Kile’s inner tube. An investigation into the accident is now moving forward.

USHER’S EX-WIFE MAY BE FORCED TO TAKE SON OFF OF LIFE SUPPORT
Jul 2012 16

Reports say that Usher‘s ex wife Tameka Raymond may be forced to take her son off of life support — all because his insurance coverage is about to expire. According to TMZ.com, sources close to the family say that Tameka is still holding on the hope that 11-year-old Kile will recover — despite being declared brain dead last week following a jet ski accident.

Sources say that Tameka can only keep Kyle on life support as long as her insurance company agrees to pay — otherwise, she doesn’t have the money to pay the hospital bills. The insurance company hasn’t set a specific deadline, but they are only willing to shell out coverage for a couple of months.

  • Sources say that Usher has been supportive to Tameka during this difficult time, but has not offered to pay any of Tameka’s medical bills — and Tameka doesn’t see him as a viable financial option.
  • Tameka surfaced on Twitter this past weekend, writing “#Pray4Kile.”

USHER SUED OVER ‘HEY DADDY’ SINGLE

In other news, according to TMZ.com, Usher is being sued by a Florida DJ who has claimed that he created the original beat for his hit “Hey Daddy.” Aubrey Davis — also known as DJ Mixx, has claimed that back in 2008 made a beat entitled “Let’s Go” and shopped it around to songwriters.

  • Usher was giving the track and the song became “Hey Daddy.” The record was also copyrighted. Now, Davis and his lawyers–Singh, Singh & Trauben— are firing back, seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

USHER IS BEING STALKED
Jun 2012 29

In other news, Usher has obtained a temporary restraining order against a 26-year-old woman — who is convinced that she is married to the superstar. According to TMZ.com, in the docs, Usher has claimed that the woman — Darshelle Jones Rakestraw showed up uninvited to his Georgia home. Sources say she pounded on his door and demanded to be let in.

Cops were called. They told Darshelle to stay away from the property. Darshelle reportedly left and came back the next day. Cops were called once again. Sources say she told cops that she was Usher’s wife and misplaced her keys. Darshelle was under arrest.

    • Darshelle has released a YouTube video, saying that Usher has been giving her money and promised to provide her a place to live. She also said that he promised to help her with a music career. She plans to file defamation charges against the superstar.

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