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Usher's Ex-Wife:

You Don't DESERVE Our Kids

11/29/2011 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Usher and Tameka Raymond
Usher
's ex-wife wants to take away his kids ... claiming the singer has repeatedly blown off his legal obligations as a co-parent ... and even worse -- he CLOSED her Saks 5th Avenue credit card ... this according to court docs obtained by TMZ.

Tameka Raymond -- who had 2 kids with Usher during their brief 2 year marriage -- filed court papers in Georgia ... asking a judge to strip Usher of joint physical custody of their children ASAP.

According to the docs, Tameka claims Usher has repeatedly FAILED to obtain her permission to travel outside the state with the kids ... which he's legally obligated to do.

But there's more ... a lot more.

Tameka also claims Usher is required and has failed to:
-- get her approval before hiring nannies
-- give her first shot to watch the kids when he's away for more than 8 hours
-- allow her to take the kids for 2-weeks in the summer of 2011
-- let her have custody of the kids during Christmas break 2010

Tameka also claims Usher closed her Saks 5th Avenue credit card -- which he specifically said he wouldn't do -- and now she can no longer take advantage of the "special benefits" the card offers.

According to the docs, Usher also promised to pay $5k per month so Tameka could hire her own nanny for the kids -- but he hasn't paid in months, and now owes $34,000 worth of payments. 

Tameka also claims there has been a "substantial change in [Usher's] income" since they got divorced -- and because of his success, she should get even more money for child support.

A hearing on the matter is scheduled for Wednesday. Stay tuned ...

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61.

ALDO    

WASN'T SHE HIS FIRST MANAGER ? SHE SEDUCED HIM WHEN HE WAS A KID. THE ORIGINAL COUGER.

874 days ago
62.

juden    

What is with these rich [black] men being dead beat dads? How much money do you have Usher? You made the mistake of picking up a gold-digger and bearing children with her. Now pay for it. How many millions of dollars do you really need? I'm sure you can afford to sacrifice a portion of your earnings for your own children. You sick, greedy Belieber.

874 days ago
63.

Vanessa    

Another greedy bitch

874 days ago
64.

Mel    

I hope she takes everything he has. He should have NEVER cheated on Chili! When you lay with dogs you gonna get fleas.

874 days ago
65.

Angela Brown    

Now if this was not usher she could care less if he took the kids out of the country, eho the nanny is or any of that crazyness. She need to chill out she has seen some of those video of Usher dancing on stage to trading places and remembered what she let go of and wants it back oh yeah and her cards too. He has moved on and she doesn't like the new person in his life so what way to hurt a man that take what he loves more than anything in the world away from him (his kids) then kick him when he's down. I thought I didn't like Kim K. Hummpfreze for what she did but Tameka has put herself on the list of Sh--- head.

874 days ago
66.

MS P    

she gets enough money she should be able to pay for her own credit cards and just because he got a raise she does not need one it does not take as much as she gets from him to care for the children she needs a job and should be responsible for half the care of the children i know she has a house that he purchased

874 days ago
67.

Lani    

She just mad because he cancelled her card.

874 days ago
68.

Lana     

Ms. R-, Saks do not have great quality clothing. What are yo spending his money on. Get a life. Go volunteer in a hospital. Please do not take thise children from his father. Only a man can raise men. What is your problem. Why take your business in to court. I can show you how to budget. Get someone else's life. Life is too short.

874 days ago
69.

Lilyskye72    

Wow wow is ALL I can say!


Unless this is all in writing she really has nothing to stand on.

As far as for her thinking she deserves more money due to his increase of income.
Keep dreaming JUST because he is making more doesn't mean he has to pay you any more than required by the court/divorce.

I don't even know how he is required to pay her alimony when they were only married for a couple of years.

He would be required to pay so much for child support, should take care of their medical insurance and all that.

However, I don't see how he has to let her take them just because he'll be away for 8 hours or how he is responsible for her hiring a nanny.
OR
Why she thinks he should be paying for her credit card. If she wants a credit card there apply for it in HER name and PAY for it herself.

As for the nanny situation it would be mature of both the parents to give approval but if it is not in writing she has no grounds.

She comes off as a greedy woman who is just trying to make things difficult for him.
I do not think she deserves alimony esp when she was only married to him for 2 years.

874 days ago
70.

Toni    

OMG - what's with some of these selfish women today? It's all about her, her, her.... What about the kids? Every kid wants, and needs, to spend time with their father. And LOL when she said she should receive more money, now that Usher earns more... maybe she should get off her lazy fat ass and do some work herself. She discredits the rest of us women.

873 days ago
71.

docs    

usher u should have listened to ur mom and not married the gold digger.as for her saks card tell her to get a job to pay for her card.grow up woman and quit being a b%^ch.

873 days ago
72.

Ron Murray    

I kinda feel sorry for him. Let me see, it will go down somehting like this:

1. The kids are afraid of their father becuase he is on the road making money to keep his family in the manner they have become accustomed.

2. He will have to spend extraordinary amounts just to fight her to a 50/50 arrangement

3. She will interfere with future child visitation.

Yes, Men you too can have this experience. Just make the mistake of marrying anyone who has access to USA courts.

Interesting, the first generation of men without even semi-compliant women......we do what we have to do.

873 days ago
73.

Blessed    

She's a 'wanna be'. If she wants a SAKS card, get a job and get her own. I'm sure he's paid her more than enough to pay her own bills. Unfortunately, I bet she's using the children's money on herself. She needs a better weave.

873 days ago
74.

phyllis    

He was good enough when u trap him to make two pretty daughters but he's not now, get over it them kid are set for life,now u on the other hand,what u did to get him try it again he might return,stay positive but don't use them kids as revenge.

873 days ago
75.

ANGEL    

Besides the Saks Fifth Avenue Credit Card being cut off, all those other requests are Legit!! As a Parent, I want to know who the H*LL is watching my kids.. If I'm taking the kids to Disney World that's out of State, why cant I take my kids.. And If you're working for a few days, give me my kids and you can come and get them when you're are done!! I mean these types of things are Legit.. These two definately have communication issues, and they do not seem to be able to work together at all!!!

873 days ago
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