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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

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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Seems Usher is more affected by the death of her son than she is! She's all about the money and being a bitter b!tch!

789 days ago

Diamond Goddess!    

Usher's mamma TOLE him not to marry this trick...and mamma's ALWAYS right!

789 days ago


Read between the lines:
She is mad that Usher did not tweet her "prayer to her son", If my child is in the hospital and not to talk of being in coma, the last thing i will be thinking about is TWEET. Usher is not the dad and she is not bitter about the dad not showing face but Usher.
Anyways, she would find another dude to sucker into making another baby.
Karma is a B.

789 days ago


And not once did she think Usherstay away because he didn't won't the spot light to be on him.

789 days ago


Tameka Foster... SHUT-UP!!! Grieve for Kile. I thought Usher provided a plane ride for you to be with your son.

YOu should be a little angry about the events leading up to the accident!

You can't have it both ways... this is NOT his kid... he has a dad! Now, why didn't you come to the hospital.

You are acting crazier than usual. Grieve for the loss of your son! Enjoy the moments with your other children! Just shut up!!!

789 days ago

A Fan    

People handle grief differently than others. Don't make that judgement call. You don't know what's in his heart or how he's feeling.

789 days ago

J-LO on Steroids    

He needs to wear a wig, hat, bandanna due to the subarachnoid hemorrhage & PFO.
the only cure is a nice ol wig.
he wore extensions before his head had to be shaved, but be sure that only a WIG is the cure.

789 days ago


oh please. He is so shallow. A Perfect match for Kim Pigdashian. Both Watch, he will walk away soon. She isn't helping his fading career. Bye bye loser

789 days ago


Well, it didn't take long to get back to business (bitching) as usual.

789 days ago


She looks like MJ if he had stayed black and still had all the plastic surgery.

789 days ago


What a ungrateful bitch. He flew her out on a private plane and has been so generous to her and all of her sons. Shame on her.

789 days ago


I'm sure the woman is a lying skank, but I'm really curious as to why he didn't attend the funeral. Usually when somebody you care about dies, you actually take the time to pay your last respects instead of throwing money at the situation.

789 days ago


Card well played, Usher. Does this woman not understand legal strategy when it smacks her square in the face? Clearly, Usher's attorneys anticipate her taking the exact opposite position of whatever they state. They file a motion to delay on the basis that it would be too taxing for a grieving family, including the mother whom a reasonable person would expect to be most devastated. Tameka then says, essentially, no I'm good so let's do this and by the way this man is a fake. Remember she was so devastated she set up a fund in Kile's memory for vague purposes before he was even buried. Now, less than a week later and she is more angry with Usher than she is hurt that she lost her son. That's some kind of anger. And her anger has been a recurring theme throughout this matter. Rather than take a moment out of the public eye to at least pretend to be grieving, she gets right back out there and does just what the attorneys knew she would. She throws daggers. She shows she's stalking his Twitter feed. I've never been a judge but if I were, I'd be inclined to grant Usher very liberal visitation because this is not a woman who is going to be reasonable in coming to terms with anything he proposes. In fact, I might order custody in favor of Usher because she insists on badmouthing him in full view/hearing/reading (they will someday) of the boys and he hasn't uttered a negative word about her in the press. This could make for a very toxic parent-child relationship. Tameka needs limited exposure to these kids until she gets herself in order.

789 days ago


Only in the U.S do these no talent, no nothing blacks get this sort of publicity. Who cares? "Usher".............god get a real name.

789 days ago


This one should at least try and act like she's lost a son instead of trying to get back at Usher.Withg a face like hers she should be glad he took the time to look at her.You are a sick woman.

789 days ago
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