According to Usher’s ex-wife Tameka Raymond, the R&B singer’s devastation over her son’s recent death is nothing but a charade, TMZ reports.
Raymond claims her ex blew off her son Kile’s funeral after he was killed in a jet ski accident. She also says Usher is faking his grief for sympathy from the media and his fans.
It’s also affected their continuing (nasty) custody battle. Usher asked the court to delay their next hearing amid Kile’s tragic passing, claiming a hearing would result in “unnecessary stress and strain” for himself, Tameka and their two children.
He also voiced fears of losing his children if the court were to side with Tameka, who he says would have an unfair advantage as a grieving mother.
But Raymond’s lawyer just filed new documents ripping Usher’s credibility, saying his claims of “stress and strain” are “BOGUS.”
Although Usher saw Kile as his son while the couple was married, Raymond maintains that her ex wasn’t concerned with the boy after the accident.
Kile was on life support for 15 days, but Tameka claims that “[Usher] visited Kile in the hospital only once.”
An even more disturbing claim is that instead of tweeting “Please pray for Kile” as Tameka requested, Usher opted to tweet about things like his breakfast, posting a photo with the caption, “Breakfast of Champions.”
Raymond’s court documents ask the judge to deny Usher’s postponement request and force him to appear at their August 13 hearing, as his attempt to do otherwise is “simply a transparent sham.”
Tameka not only denies Usher’s claims, but also refutes them by insisting that resolving their custody war is the only way she can heal and move forward.
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