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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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Wow what an ungrateful cow. If I was him I'd send her a bill for that private plane he chartered to get her to her sons bedside in his hour of need.

813 days ago


you would think that she would behave more civilized after loosing a child. disgusting woman,and maybe focus on her kids and not twitter

813 days ago


This woman was given a lifestyle any of us could only dream! Her children , the non bio children of Usher , were taken in & treated as his own. She wanted to control Usher, I fully believe this.
Now that Usher isn't attached to her name anymore, she's fighting like hell to stay in the media because without him she is NOTHING.
She flew off to countries leaving her kids for botched surgeries , she wasn't even with Kile when he was injured , she's spent $ on court and lawyer fees taking away from her children to fight a man who has proven he is a fit father. Usher took her kids in & gave them love & support when they were not his bio children. His two sons are well taken care of.
I hope a judge STRIPS her of her custody & gives full custody to Usher. This woman needs to be locked in a facility somewhere & undergo extensive psychiatric treatment. She's suffering from some type of syndrome that's going to be TOXIC to her remaining children.
She's the one with two failed marriages. Usher has done his part & saw what a crazy woman she was & divorced her.

813 days ago


this is making her look bad. He chartered a plane for her to go and be with her son and this is how she repays him? That was not his child, and though he did seem to care, maybe he didnt want to see Kile in the hospital connected to tubes and stuff.

Just because he didnt visit more than once doesnt mean he didnt care. Everyone grieves in their own way. Just because he is all smiles in public doesnt mean that he doesnt cry in public.

However, I did see his "Breakfast of champions" tweet and thought it was odd that he didnt post any condolences for Kile but instead chose to tweet about his breakfast.

813 days ago

this is for you    

This makes her look really bitter. First off, Usher did more than he should have. Did she forget that he chartered a plane for her so that she could be by her son's side? Where was Kile's biological father? Why is Usher obligated into paying hospital bills when he's not even the father? Also people mourn in different ways, just because he looks happy doesn't mean he really feels that way. He also cared enough to disappear from the public for almost a month. This woman needs to just be quiet and mourn her son.

813 days ago


Is this thing still going on between them??? My God....

813 days ago


I know he's cries at night saying to himself "God, why didn't I listen?"

813 days ago


Wow, everyone is bashing the ex-wife, but no one is putting themselves in her shoes. She sees what you guys dont see and she dont sugarcoat it. Black women broke the marriage up with all their hateful comments and his mom needed to get herself her own husband so she could have stayed out of Usher's marriage. She is obviously still very hurt at the end of the marriage, her seeing and dealing with Usher and what he may or may not be doing with the boys and now her son is dead. Regardless, Usher should have attended the funeral. This is a child who is his sons big brother! Usher should be ashamed and this is an example of what angers her. She sees his BS and you all dont and he appears sweet and she appear eveil when it could be the opposite. Put yourself in her shoes.

813 days ago


This woman is a great mother,shame on you. You lost a fan,what real man would take those kids from their mom,he had his mom..

813 days ago


Usher remember when your mom tell you not to marry this woman?

813 days ago

KarenF. from Chicago    

Tameka is scorned & the death of a child couldnt even snap her back...She dispise the fact the Usher has move on. She is pure evil, God work in mysterious ways somebody need 2 pray for her but I wont!!! Bitch Please

813 days ago


Custody = Money. If Tameka gets sole custody she will get all the cash!

813 days ago


I'm sorry, but didn't Usher fly Tameka home to be with her son when he was rushed to the hospital? He didnt have to do that.

813 days ago


didn't take long for her to go back to her old behavior. she claims he doesn't care but look at how she is behaving tarnishing her son's memory by behaving so awfully. everytime she opens her mouth she shows why this man divorced her.

813 days ago


Poor Tameka
so bitter she thinks everything usher does is to undermind and get over on her. I do understand him wanting to postpone hearing because it would seem she would get an unfair advantage, BUT it is the duty of the courts to keep the children named in the case best interest in mind....NOT the parents. When i was going back and forth to court over custody for my son i was DREADING those dates....dont know why she would rush back to court. Tameka hunny...find some peace and happpiness and everything will work out. stop trying to make him miserable.... because misery is finding its way back to YOU!

813 days ago
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