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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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The reason usher wants his sons and the reason he did not go to the funeral seems to be the same. she is not afraid of a low blow!

776 days ago

anna ureka    

Tameka took HER son to th beach and let HER son ridebehind a boat, buy Usher w as suppose to be the father at this poor childs death bed. The boy has a biological father who was there at the time of the accident. You can feel pain without going to a hospital to visit someone you love. That's a fact. And yes, the court will sympathize overly towards Tameka and order their 2 actual kids together to go to Tameka who will get even more child support. The fact that Tameka is thinking of this in the wake of HER sons death show she just cares about money, money, money. Child support is to take care of Ushers 2 kids with her, not to let her continue living a luxury life. This accident doesn't change that.

776 days ago


This chick is CRAZY!!!!!!!!

776 days ago


this woman will never learn..look at what she just went through...loosing her child and she is still trying to take the man kids from him...shame on you

776 days ago


this woman will never learn..look at what she just went through...loosing her child and she is still trying to take the man kids from him...shame on you tameka

776 days ago


Really? I think Usher's ex is selfish and needs to grow up.

776 days ago


let me get this straight...
she cheated on kile's father to be with usher
then married and had two kids with usher(not quite in that order if i remember correctly), during that time usher basically all but adopts kile and treats him like his own son
usher has enough and they divorce, after only a couple of years.
since then this custidity battle has been rageing.
kile is with his bio-dad when the accident happens
usher uses his private plane to get her to her son(a very, very nice thing to do for battling exes).
he visits kile once, which i can get.. i would want to remember the young boy the way he was, not brain-dead in a hospital.. and probably says goodbye then.
other than one msg about him grieving he says nothing, i too kept wondering where was the boy's bio-dad, since all i heard about was "usher's step-son this, and step-son that".
as for the funreal, if he had shown up it would have been a pap-fest, that is if he was even invited.
now she's complaining about him not posting on twitter? that he never cared for the boy? why the frig did he send the plane then? does she think the siblings of kile weren't affected by the death of their big brother? only the settling of the custidity will help her move on? what planet is this woman from?
everyone grieves in their own way.. when my father died, there were times i could laugh, even though his death crushed me. if he didn't care he wouldn't have cencelled his dates, throughout everything he's been damned nice, he's not been slaming her in the tabs etc.

776 days ago

Deb Kicklighter    

Why does she not talk about her son's REAL Father---How many times did he show up ????????
Was he in the picture at ALL ?????????

776 days ago


Why should Usher do anything? The media made a big deal of the fact that he would be financially responsible when the boy first got hurt. This was not his child and it is my understanding that the boys father was his custodial parent during the time that Usher was married to his mother. He wouldn't send a she thinks Twitter would save her son?
this woman is a real piece of work!

776 days ago


i really hate bi**hz like dis she makes women look bad!!!!! that bitch still wants him n will do anything to make him look bad!!!! she needs some act rite she better be lucky im not his kin folks cause she ****ed up for dis

776 days ago


1st of all this OLD hairdresser needs to get her... oops that hair of someone elses on her head done age appropiately and professionally and stop acting a fool simply because Usher does'nt want your old behind! You are a petty old goat that's trying to steal more money from Usher and using your dead son as the excuse ...go away FARRRR away

776 days ago


i think tameka is full bs she a witch she using the death of her son to screw usher tameka is evil and she ugly too

776 days ago



776 days ago


OMG, Tameka I felt her pain in the death of her son; however, Usher had nothing to do with Kile's death. I beleive that Usher pulled back to allow Kile's real father to steop to the plate as such. All the headlines were reading Usher's son and not referencing his natural father in most cases. I also believe this is the reason he didn't attend the funeral because all of the emphasis would have been on Usher and not Kile's natural father. As you see, the real father was never in the fore front at all, even during the funeral. They only showed pictures of him walking behind the casket. People grieve in different ways and this is probably the case with Usher. Any fool can see that Usher truely loved Kile from all the pictures I've seen of them together. Tameka may be grieving; however, after the funeral, the spotlight will leave her once again, and she will become illrelevant as before. Stop the ****ing nonsense. Both she and Usher made those kids together; therefore, equal share in their growth, Eliminate the courts altogether and get it together.

776 days ago

Connie Mitchell    

I think they both need help!!! One is just as bad as the other!!!

776 days ago
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