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Usher to Ex-Wife

YOU LOST THE KIDS

... Get Over It

9/8/2012 10:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Usher is firing back at his ex-wife in their bitter custody dispute -- claiming her "vile" attempts to regain custody of their children are an insult to the justice system.

As we reported, Usher emerged victorious after an arduous custody trial with his ex Tameka Raymond, in which the judge awarded Usher primary custody of the couple's two sons.

Tameka filed papers asking for a new trial -- on the grounds the judge had received campaign contributions from Usher's lawyer and was biased as a result -- but Usher says that's BS.

The singer filed his own response on Wednesday asking the court to deny Tameka's request, claiming her motion is "an assault on the integrity of the court." 

According to the docs, Usher believes Tameka is delusional, claiming if she were granted a new trial, it would be grounds for a reversal of ALL trials where a lawyer had contributed to a judge’s campaign.

Usher claims the motion "constitutes a continuum of [Tameka's] vile and unsupported claims that every person who dared testify against her ... is biased and tainted."

A judge has yet to rule on the matter.

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Phishie from Philly    

Well Usher we don't live in a perfect world and she should get another trial. After all if he show we're reversed you would ask for a new trial. It's no secret that you will pay a lot less money to ex wife if you have full custody. Think of your kids and stop being cheap.
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PHISHIE FROM PHILLY

714 days ago
2.

Sonja    

Uhh, maybe it's just me but I don't think ANY lawyer should EVER be allowed to donate to a Judges campaign! This case aside, I just don't believe that someone in power like a judge will never be swayed to return a favor, or help out a friend. Sure most don't but receiving money from someone you need to make non-biased judgments on in a court room sure seems like a conflict of interest to me.

714 days ago
3.

Phreaky    

She's not as concerned she lost the children as she is upset she lost the $$. Every gold digger thinks they hit the jackpot and are set for life when they have a kid with a rich dude. But Tameka is actually going to have to *gasp* go back to work because she can't use her kids as child support.

714 days ago
4.

Ginger    

Was a reason given telling why she lost her kids? It would have to be something dreadful, I would think. It does the kids no good to keep them away from their mother. It's a shame these two couldn't work out something on their own for the sake of theskids.

714 days ago
5.

iloura    

Sorry but I can't think too highly of a man that will take his own children away from their mother, no matter how petty and gold digging she allegedly is. This trial screams of fraud, and YES it is of concern when judges are getting contributions from lawyers, how do they allow they allow that?? Usher is no angel most def.

714 days ago
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Everyones~A~Star    

Did he get money from Ushers lawyer its a valid point? Not that shes wonder mom but that would be a serious conflict of interest.

714 days ago
7.

peachpie    

Judges usallly don't award men the children over women. Why?

714 days ago
8.

DaveT    

Sounds like a judge with a good head on their shoulders.
There is no proof, none, that a child should be with their mother more than their father.
No proof that mothers are better than fathers, no proof that kids bond more with mom more than dad, and no proof that kids need mom more than dad, it depends entirely on the individuals.
To put mothers on a pedestal above fathers and claim that fathers are less important to the kids, is to be blatantly sexist and shows ulterior motives in trying to win a gender war more than wanting the kids to be in a situation best for them and their happiness.
Thankfully there are a few judges around who put the kids first and do what's best for them :)

714 days ago
9.

Oh A 💛💋    

This bitch is all about money ! She don't want those kids ! She just wants money !

714 days ago
10.

lbs    

I just hope the kid's get a Dad & not a shadow. Tameka to me losing a child is bad enough & I believe you should take up a hobby or go back to school just to occupy your mind with some positives. Your babies love you & they'll never forget you...may the baby you lost RIP

714 days ago
11.

JW    

If the judge received campaign contributions from Usher, then he should have recused himself, but apparently not only he didn't but.....SCREAM GIRL, SCREAM LIKE YOUR HAIR IS ON FIRE.

714 days ago
12.

james    

PAYCHECK, That's all she wants..She don't care about the kids.....

714 days ago
13.

HumanNature    

$1,278 WAS DONATED TO THE JUDGE REELECTION CAMPAIGN!!!!!


USHER IS RIGHT!!!!!


TAMEKA IS DEFINITELY "DELUSIONAL" !!!!!!

714 days ago
14.

HumanNature    

NEWS FLASH


$1,278 WAS DONATED TO THE JUDGE REELECTION CAMPAIGN BACK IN 2008!!!!!


THAT WAS 4 YEARS AGO!!!!


TAMEKA GO GET A "JOB" AND SUPPORT YOUR CHILDREN!!!!

714 days ago
15.

Dee Dee    

Unfortunately a black woman in the court system will not get the fair and unbiased rulings of a judge in divorce or custody hearings. Judges see black couples fighting and automatically label the black mother as Unruly. If Michelle Obama wanted to fight from custody from Barack..even she would lose. Look at Halle Berry's case. Now for white women it's a whole entire ballpark..they will get the kids, the cars, the homes...everything. Look at the statistic black women in America in divorce cases and custody are always going to get ruled against.

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