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Usher

I'm Being Stalked --

She Thinks We're Married

6/28/2012 2:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Usher believes his life is in jeopardy ... claiming he's being stalked by a dangerous delusional woman who is convinced she's MARRIED to the pop star. 

TMZ has learned ... Usher has obtained a temporary restraining order against 26-year-old Darshelle Jones-Rakestraw -- who's listed at 5'2" ... and weighs between 140 and 180 lbs.  

According to court docs, Usher claims Darshelle showed up uninvited to his Georgia home on June 23 with the intention of harassing him and his family. Sources close to Usher say she pounded on his front door and demanded to be let in.

Cops were called to the scene ... where they warned Darshelle to stay away from the property ... and told her not to come back. We're told Darshelle left the home ... but not for long.

Usher says she returned the very next day. Cops were once again called to the scene ... and sources tell us Darshelle tried to convince the officers she was Usher's wife and had simply misplaced her keys.

Cops didn't buy the story ... because USHER'S NOT MARRIED ... and placed Darshelle under arrest.

Usher immediately obtained a temporary restraining order, claiming Darshelle "placed [him] in reasonable fear for his own safety and/or the safety of his immediate family."

Usher is hoping to make that order more permanent during a hearing next month.

For Darshelle's part -- she posted a YouTube video Wednesday, claiming Usher has been secretly funneling her cash since last year, promising to make living arrangements for her. She also says he promised to help with her music career.

In the video, Darshelle insists, "I'm not a stalker ... [Usher] has officially slandered me and defamed my character." She says she plans to file defamation charges against Usher soon.



Calls to Usher's camp about the YouTube clip have not been returned.

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craig    

I wanna be a Kobe Bryant

792 days ago
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haveababybymebaby    

first of all, what has her weight got to do with anything?? secondy, why would any "stalk" this never-was. he and "skateboard" P seem to like to hang out with little kids a lot Michael J style. i think his type would be more 12 years old and 40 pounds.

792 days ago
18.

Wocka    

WTF??? He wouldn't look at her twice!!

792 days ago
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M.T.    

where is this girls family? If she's not mentally unstable then she got herself into a mess which either way she needs help getting out of...

792 days ago
20.

IceGypsy    

Wow she's creepy, and in need of a visit to the psych ward.

792 days ago
21.

Truth    

TRANSGENDERED DUDE!!! POINT BLANK. #TRUTH!!

792 days ago
22.

Horndog    

Is that a grease stain on his shirt?

792 days ago
23.

Amy    

Mom, Al Sharpton is the one keep funding not Usher! Put your glasses on! Gawd this is so embarrassing!!

792 days ago
24.

craig    

she should show up at night,the cops cant see her unless she smiles.......lol LOLOLOLOL,sorry..not racist but son is Buju Banton black

792 days ago
25.

Jay W.     

And now she's on TMZ. Brilliant !

792 days ago
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Majestik    

Well, I'm going to find it interesting if her Youtube account isn't pulled. If what she says isn't true, it sounds like grounds for slander along with Harrassment and stalking. If they leave it up there for her to blither on, people make take it as the truth.

792 days ago
27.

mark    

what do you want?...her name is darshelle!!

792 days ago
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SuzannaDiamond    

NO WAY.....now she's gonna sue him for defamation of character?? COME ON NOW!!! this is a scam all the freaking way!!! Maybe she got scammed by a fake usher via email.........I highly doubt the real usher needs her money.....at first didn't she say that she had a job interview?? smells fishy!!!

792 days ago
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mikole    

First off, even with makeup and a wig, weave, or hair extensions I can not picture this women being attractive at all. Especially for someone like Usher who is extremely wealthy and can get just about any woman on the planet. As stated in other post, why would he ever have a reason for this woman to send him funds via Western Union and through bank transfers???? Last but not least where the hel! is she? Some kind of government group home? There is obviously a lot of people making plenty of noise. I do not buy a word of what this lunatic says. Case closed.

792 days ago
30.

TrueThat    

Slapping this delusional woman with a restraining order won't stop her from being delusional, now she has something with Usher's signature on it that she can cherish forever. She obviously needs psychiatric evaluation and treatment I hope that's what the court decides to do as well.

792 days ago
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