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Tameka Raymond

Usher's Decision Almost

Killed Our Kid

8/7/2013 8:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Usher's ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, has filed legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- in which she blames the singer for the near-death pool accident that landed their 5-year-old in ICU.

In the docs, Tameka claims Usher Raymond V was left unsupervised in the swimming pool when his arm got stuck in the drain.  Tameka says Usher delegated his supervisory responsibilities to his aunt ... who she believes was not on the ball.

Tameka, who is asking for temporary primary custody of their two children, says it's typical that Usher delegates responsibility for their kids ... because he's out of town 85% of the time every month.

What's more, she says Usher had fired every caregiver who was on staff when he was awarded primary custody ... and she's clearly saying the replacements are not up to snuff.

In the documents, which were filed Tuesday -- the day after the pool accident -- Tameka wants decision-making power over the children's education, healthcare, religion and extracurricular activities.

The hearing has been set for Friday at 2pm ET.



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Wow ...    

Wow this woman needs help. This was an accident!!! All parents get help and have to leave the care of their children with others, babysitters, nannies, friends and relatives.

However, since she wants to allege neglect because he wasn't home - I would have to get nasty and ask what was SHE doing when her son died last year??? Indeed, it was an accidentm but....

445 days ago


How is she gonna go at usher when a child literally died in her supervision

445 days ago


Like I said yesterday, why fight so hard for custody if you're going to let someone else raise them. Gone 85 %of the time, really. And to everyone who had a smart comment for me, kiss my asssssssss

445 days ago


hey, isn't that photo of usher and the kids dressed like stereotypical mexicans racist?

445 days ago


Usher was too busy in the closet waiting on Chris Brown to finish rubbing fecal-lube all over a champagne bottle for him.

By the way, that 'Usher Family Photo' is RACIST against Mexicans!

445 days ago


Woman please not the time get a life kids stay kids thanks god he is alive and well give credit to the care taker u quick to forget what happen to ur child in ur care it is call tragic accident no one to blame or else.....

445 days ago

Her Imperial and Royal Majesty    

He gave us Justin Bieber, so here's what we do to him. Get JB legally declared a mental midget and then force Usher to have custody of him. If he can stop JB from pissing and spitting and ripping his shirts off, then he's proved he can parent anything --- and he gets his kids.

445 days ago

surrounded by idiots     

You ppl are ignorant. How can you be mad at a woman for losing her child while the child was vacationing with his biological father???

445 days ago


Why in the hell does this crazy woman think she has a leg to stand on? In case she’s forgotten she’s not that great of a parent either - her son died because apparently the people she let watch him were not up to standards. But, really, accidents happen and she obviously wants the money that goes along with primary custody.

445 days ago


If the aunt wasn't on the ball, the child would have been under water longer and CPR would not be successful. Sound like this woman care for herself and then her children. Accidents happens and no one can watch 2 children every second. I read that the both children in the pool already and the boy dove down for a toy. The aunt was sitting by the pool.

445 days ago


Tameka is truly suffering and no one seems to care. Usher is not at fault nor is the aunt, the maid, nor Tameka.

This is a terrible accident and their family needs prayer, not criticism.

I truly, honestly pray for the safety of ALL children. May God be with you and your family Usher AND Tameka.

445 days ago


Once again another Hollywood gold digger!!! These poor fathers and husbands of hollywood will never find a real woman who loves him rather than his money!!! Im glad im a nobody with a very loving family!

445 days ago


If this woman thinks accidents are not a part of life she needs to order her child a plastic bubble.

445 days ago

gg sewer    

he owes them a sacrifice duhhhh .. plus that kid doesnt even look like him. get reall ppl wake up.

445 days ago

Stacey Loflin    

This is a horrible ACCIDENT. It's NOBODY's fault. Accidents happen.

445 days ago
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