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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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I've been with an a$$hole who thinks of himself and his persona around people and in his case the spotlight...NO ONE knows what goes on behind closed doors... And it doesn't matter if he wasn't that boys daddy, he was still in his life... and I think it's terrible that he did not go to that boys funeral!!! Usher is all about Usher... and no one else

812 days ago

truth hurts    

They are both wrong for drawing this out. Adults should be able to compromise for the sake of all involved. She's stubborn, but so it he. One if not both should try to take the high road.

812 days ago


everyone griefs in there on personal way, I know she is hurting, but she shouldn't lash out at Usher

812 days ago

go home!    

She asked him to "tweet" a message "please pray for my son?" I'm embarrassed for her. Her son is brain dead and she is asking Usher to Tweet. F Tweeting. SMH.

812 days ago


This entire thing is ONLY about HIS money. Not sympathy for the death of a loved one - sympathy so the income increases.. If it was a custody case involving a "normal citizen, not a celebrity" it would not make a difference to anyone or the custody/support that would be paid.

812 days ago

yve henry    

Well his mother told him so

812 days ago


Hell hath no fury!! She needs to stop.

812 days ago


she is a REAL LIVE B***CH

812 days ago


Here we go again the woman is always made out to be the hateful bitch and Usher can do know wrong oh brother!!!

812 days ago

Mr. Nobody    

Why because he didn't enclose a check to your golddiggin' ass....Karma got your son killed/This man met you(his cash)/you trapped him saying you're pregnant (his cash)/He did the honorable thing by marrying you (his cash)/and then when he realized you were nothing but a crazed, vindictive money and fame hungry ghetto rat he left you and got custody and took....wait for it.........his cash.

812 days ago


court should award sole custody to usher pending mental health evaualtion for tameka

812 days ago

Time Bandit    

My view is this kid was not Ushers biological son so Usher owes nothing to this woman except he married her sorry ass, he was kind to her by helping her out but then she bashes him for not falling over backwards for her. I feel sorry she lost a child but to use that for her own gain to fame is pathetic.

812 days ago


Omg, what a stupid, heartless, gold-igging bitch! This is YOUR karma Tameka. You are a sh i tty person and will continue suffering for it. All you care about is money. Usher you should have listened to your mom and never ****ed that nasty selfish bitch. Now look what you are in.

812 days ago


I understand that was HER child and after everything that you have put Usher through, did you really expect him to visit Her son on a daily basis. B/c from my understanding she didn't have custody of him in the first really can you blame him.

812 days ago


i feel for both of them, but you guys have to know he wants HIS kids not HERS. If Tameka won this "battle" she wont even have enough money to support herself + her 3/4 kids + Ushers 2 kids that they had. Usher is the one paying the bills not Tameka

812 days ago
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