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Usher's Ex-Wife

His Sympathy for

My Dead Son is 'Bogus'

8/2/2012 8:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Usher didn't care about his ex-wife's dead son ... blew off his funeral ... and is only PRETENDING to be affected by the tragedy to court sympathy from the media and his fans ... this according to the singer's ex-wife.

Tameka Raymond's lawyer has filed new documents in the couple's bitter child custody war ... slamming Usher ... who asked the court to delay the next hearing in light of the death of Tameka's son, Kile, who was killed in a jet ski accident.

In his request, Usher claims he's worried the hearing would cause "unnecessary stress and strain" for both himself, Tameka and their two minor children "in the immediate wake of this tragedy."

Usher also claims Tameka would get an unfair advantage in the hearing because the court would not want to rule against a woman who is still grieving the death of her son.  Usher fears he could lose custody of the children and believes it would be unfair to him. 

But in docs of her own ... Tameka's lawyer claims Usher is full of crap ... insisting U's claims of suffering "stress and strain" are "BOGUS."

In fact, she claims Usher didn't care about her son at all in his final days -- even though Usher regarded him as a son back when they were married.

"[Usher] visited Kile in the hospital only once" during his 15 days on life support ... Tameka claims.

She also claims she had begged Usher to tweet a message about her son, "Please pray for Kile" ... but he refused. Instead, Tameka claims, Usher's next tweet was a photo of his own breakfast with the caption, "Breakfast of Champions."

In her docs, Tameka claims 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 scheduled hearing, set for August 13.

She also claims resolving the custody battle is the only way for her to heal and move forward with her life.

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166.

FresnoBullpup    

I'm actually surprised it took her this long to start acting like this again.

812 days ago
167.

Shotty Pippen 33    

Tameka, cover up. Your true colors are showing...

812 days ago
168.

ohreally    

Another beautiful example of 'projection'.

812 days ago
169.

Bagheera    

Tameka, if Usher did not care about you or your son, he would not have paid some of his medical bills nor would he have paid for you to flight out to be with your son.
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There was no obligation for him to go out of his way and demand/ask for people to pray for Tameka's son. TMZ already did that for her.
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Usher dropped several thousand dollars on her while she was badmouthing him. If he did not care, he wouldn't have spent any money at all. He wouldn't have expressed any feelings. At most, he would have gone "meh" at the news of her son's accident.

812 days ago
170.

Abrielle    

This is sad , like what more does she want ? She makes her self look horrible usher at least came to the hospital , if it was BOGUS he wouldn't have showed up , he even offered her more child support and wanted to settle she turned it down . She sit down somewhere Tameka

812 days ago
171.

Bea    

I don't know the history of their relationship, but the hatred toward this woman seems so excessive. People are saying that since it's not Usher's biological child that basically he's off the hook for acting like a father...the two were married, her kids probably looked at Usher like a father figure...I don't think Usher is the angel in this situation at all...and I was under the impression that Usher didn't pay ANY medical bills, which is why they had to take her son off of life support once the insurance ran out...if Usher only went to the hospital once, then shame on him, if he truly loved that as much as he claims, I think he would have been at that bedside until the very end...and if he can use his celebrity to get people to pray for the child (because his ex wife believes in the power of prayer to heal), why not send the message on twitter?

812 days ago
172.

Bea    

I don't know the history of their relationship, but the hatred toward this woman seems so excessive. People are saying that since it's not Usher's biological child that basically he's off the hook for acting like a father...the two were married, her kids probably looked at Usher like a father figure...I don't think Usher is the angel in this situation at all...and I was under the impression that Usher didn't pay ANY medical bills, which is why they had to take her son off of life support once the insurance ran out...if Usher only went to the hospital once, then shame on him, if it was one of his biological kids I bet he would have been at the bedside until the very end...and if he could have used his celebrity to get people to pray for the child (because his ex wife believes in the power of prayer to heal), why not send the message on twitter? Seems petty to me.

812 days ago
173.

the return of Pinhead    

C$nt!

812 days ago
174.

Poule    

She might be all that bad, but she got Usher
to marry her, obviously he cheated on her badly
with younger girls (yes not older ones)
some women can't handle that and want the guy
to pay till he dies.
To me it's 50/50 never 100% one's fault.
I am pretty sure she said all those nasty things to
him and he did too.
Why does he go pick up his kids at school with his
girlfriends knowing his ex is crazy ?
Usher makes mistakes, yes he does, he is just a guy
that we think we know cause he is famous and has lots of privileges, but he is just one of them.
I can't see him being faithfull even to the prettiest one, which has not much to do anyway, it only last
a bit longer, that's all.
In his situation, you don't get married in your 20s (early 30s) or you're just a fool, hopefully that will teach him something.
Some guys have to go through that to get wiser.

812 days ago
175.

road_angel    

Very tacky from this woman. Just the other week I read the ex husband chartered her a plane so she could be with her son that was injured , she came out saying she was most thankful and now she's airing their dirty laundry in public thats a low blow. I don't why these men keep picking the wrong women.

812 days ago
176.

DJ    

What in the world is wrong with these people!!!!! Here I am grieving along with this mother who has just lost her beautiful son. And only a few days after his burial she is acting like a fool? Life is short Tameka. Stop the madness. Create Peace and Love instead of War.!! This is sickening

812 days ago
177.

sweetbaby    

They're both a couple of attention wh*res!

Get a life and move on...both of you!
All you are doing is ruining the kids and the memory of the lost son...such a tragedy!

812 days ago
178.

@RedDiamond4Real    

usher, get your son and leave. forever... @RedDiamond4Real

812 days ago
179.

IMO    

This is a really sad situation. Despite all, I feel for Tameka because I'm sure she loved Usher and wanted it to work. I'm sure it was hard being a celebrity wife especially when your husband is a sex symbol too. Even when they were married I felt bad for her especially with the videos he would make and those women all over him like that. Say what you want even with all the money in the world, I would have been pissed off too. All the anger sent her way is just wrong, she is HURTING right now but she needs to find a way to deal with it better than this.

812 days ago
180.

Bonnie    

Tameka is so full of herself i emphazie she lost her son to death, but she needs to get up of the bull.
Where was this boys father he did have a father. Usher was their for her now Tameka wants to dog him. Usher need to stay as far away from her as possible. When its time for his sons to be with him he should have a legal person assign by the court to pick them up and take them to where Usher is. This woman is real trouble he play cake if all he want to but in truth stay away from her far away.

812 days ago
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