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EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS - Paris Hilton And Usher Share An Embrace At Barneys

Jun 13, 2014 06:30 AM

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It was a meeting of the millionaire minds yesterday as Paris Hilton runs unto Usher at Barneys New York in Beverly Hills.

The 33-year-old heiress was in all white along with her pup Peter Pan as she hugged the Grammy-winning singer outside the popular high-end store.

It's never a rarity to find two celebs out and about at the same time around those parts, but one can only wonder what words were exchanged?!




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Usher Goes Shopping After Family Friend Who Killed His Stepson Is Charged With Homicide

Feb 21, 2014 09:45 AM

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Usher may have been in a good mood when X17 photographers snapped him shopping at James Perse on Thursday afternoon, so maybe this was before he got the news that his former friend Jeffrey Hubbard was found guilty of homicide for the death of the singer's stepson Kile?

Back in July of 2012, Usher, his stepson Kile (Kile's mother was Usher's ex-wife Tameka Foster) and Hubbard were hanging out on a lake near Atlanta, and when Hubbard's jet ski collided with Glover's inner tube, the boy suffered severe brain injuries and passed away two weeks later. Hubbard was officially arrested in March 2013 and yesterday he was found guilty of homicide by vessel, reckless operation, and unlawful operation of a personal watercraft, TMZ reports.

Usher, 35, and Foster, 43, divorced in 2009 after two years of marriage, and after her son's death, Foster launched "Kile's World," a charity that helps put underprivileged children in summer camp.




Usher's Ex-Wife Tameka Foster Denied Temporary Primary Custody Of Former Couple's Two Sons

Aug 9, 2013 03:30 PM

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Despite being called to an emergency child custody hearing by his ex wife Tameka Foster on Friday, Usher Raymond will retain primary custody of his sons Usher V and Naviyd, reports US Weekly.

On August 5, Raymond's 5-year-old son Usher V nearly died after drowning in a pool incident. It is believed that Usher V got caught in the pool drain that Raymond's aunt Rena Oden and housekeeper were unable to free the child, however house contractors Eugene Stachurski and Ben Crews were able to come to his aid.

In 2012, Raymond won primary custody of his two sons after a bitter custody battle that ensued, while Foster only has limited custodial rights.

When Foster took the stand in Friday's hearing which lasted more than two and a half, she gave an update on Usher V's health: "My son is alive. He's alive. I'd say he's doing well. I wouldn't say he's at 70 percent, but he's well, because he's alive."

In her testimony, Foster claimed that her son, "had to be revived and brought back to life. My son basically had died on the scene, from what I was told by the doctor." After Raymond's lawyer objected to the allegations, the judge then dismissed the comments as hearsay.

Raymond's aunt Oden, who admitted she had no first-aid training or no formal child education, next took the stand and said that she is not licensed to administer CPR, but said that she had been taught by her mother, a registered nurse. During the hearing, Oden was repeatedly questioned on whether or not she left Naviyd alone by the pool while trying to get help for Usher V. The aunt replied, "I don't recall."

The singer was next on the stand and he explained that he had been nearby at a recording studio during the time of the incident and that he waited an hour and a half to tell his ex about the event because he was unclear what had happened. "I knew that there had been an accident in the pool but I didn't have clarity of what had taken place," he said. "[Usher V] didn't' want to go to the hospital, he was very irate. I did my best to calm him down and help him understand what had taken place."

Eventually the a judge ruled in favor of Raymond, saying, "What happened here was an awful accident, and I don't know based on the evidence I've heard, had any single person been at the poolside, that one person could have done better than Ms. Oden."

The judge also spoke to Foster directly, "Most people who cared for us or our kids probably didn't' have all the qualifications that you required. I'm denying the motion. I would say, Mr. Raymond, in the future you would be well-advised to keep your former spouse informed about your whereabouts and who is taking care of the kids. That will be a feature perhaps in this case as it moves forward or the companion case as it moves forward."




Usher's Ex-Wife Tameka Foster Posts Photo Of Their Son From The Hospital

Aug 9, 2013 11:20 AM

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After Usher and Tameka Foster's 5-year-old son Usher Raymond V nearly drowned in the singer's pool on Monday, Foster posted a picture on Instagram of the little boy in the hospital on Thursday.

"My favorite 5 year old. What a blessing!" she wrote. "I have always loved and appreciated my sons but tragedies and close calls make this even more evident. URV had an angel named Kile Ishmael and our Lord and true savior to look after him. Words cannot express the relief and how thankful to God I truly am. Thank you Jehovah God, Jesus and Kile . . . also The AV worker that saved my son is my Hero!!! Period."

According to reports, Usher's son attempted to get a toy from the pool drain but his arm got stuck, and when his aunt and a maid weren't able to free him, two male employees finally came to the rescue and pulled him to the surface.

Usher said in a statement two days after the frightening accident, "I am blessed and fortunate to say that my son Usher V is doing well and is recovering. I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of prayers, love and support for my family's well-being. I would like to thank my Aunt Rena as well as the doctors and nurses who are working with us around the clock. I would especially like to thank the two men who saved my son's life, Eugene Stachurski and Ben Crews. They are true heroes and I am deeply grateful to them."

The day after the scare, Foster filed legal documents in Fulton County, Georgia asking for an emergency custody hearing. Foster is demanding custody of their two boys, claiming that Usher is allowing unfit people to care for their children, thus creating an unsafe environment. The hearing will take place today.




Usher Releases A Statement After His Son Nearly Drowns

Aug 8, 2013 08:59 AM

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After his five-year-old son nearly drowned in Atlanta on Monday, Usher is finally speaking out about incident, thanking hospital staffers and his family and friends.

Usher said in a statement:

    "I am blessed and fortunate to say that my son Usher V is doing well and is recovering. I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of prayers, love and support for my family's well-being. I would like to thank my Aunt Rena as well as the doctors and nurses who are working with us around the clock. I would especially like to thank the two men who saved my son's life, Eugene Stachurski and Ben Crews. They are true heroes and I am deeply grateful to them."

According to reports, Usher's son attempted to get a toy from the pool drain but his arm got stuck, and when his aunt and a maid weren't able to free him, two male employees finally came to the rescue and pulled him to the surface.

The day after the scare, Usher's ex-wife, Tameka Foster, filed legal documents in Fulton County, Georgia asking for an emergency custody hearing. Foster is demanding custody of their two boys, claiming that Usher is allowing unfit people to care for their children, thus creating an unsafe environment. The hearing will take place on Friday, August 9.




Usher's Ex-Wife Tameka Foster Files For Custody After Their Son Nearly Drowns

Aug 7, 2013 10:10 AM

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The day after Usher and Tameka Foster's oldest son nearly drowned in a pool, the celeb stylist filed legal documents in Fulton County, Georgia asking for an emergency custody hearing.

Foster is demanding custody of their two boys, Usher Raymond V, 5, and Naviyd Ely Raymond, 4, claiming that Usher is allowing unfit people to care for their children, thus creating an unsafe environment. Usher filed for divorce from Foster in June 2009 after nearly two years of marriage and he currently has primary custody of their children. While it seems like supervision is an issue, this isn't the first time tragedy has struck the family: In July of 2012, Foster's 11-year-old son Kile Glover died after being hit by a jet ski while in Georgia's Lake Lanier.

Usher Raymond V was rushed to a local hospital after nearly drowning on Monday at the singer's Atlanta home. According to reports, the little boy attempted to get a toy from the pool drain but his arm got stuck, and when his aunt and a maid weren't able to free him, two male employees finally came to the rescue and pulled him to the surface.




Usher's 5-Year-Old Son Hospitalized After Nearly Drowning

Aug 6, 2013 12:50 PM

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Usher's 5-year-old son, Usher Raymond V, is currently in the hospital after nearly drowning on Monday at the singer's Atlanta home.

According to reports, Usher's son attempted to get a toy from the pool drain but his arm got stuck, and when his aunt and a maid weren't able to free him, two male employees finally came to the rescue and pulled him to the surface.

Usher and ex-wife Tameka Foster are reportedly keeping vigil at his side, and a source tells People, "Tameka got a call from one of Usher's staff members and rushed to the hospital. She almost collapsed when she heard the news."

In July of 2012, Foster's 11-year-old son Kile Glover (Usher was his step-dad) died after being hit by a jet ski while in Georgia's Lake Lanier. "She's still not over Kile, and now this happens," the source added. "She is not going to leave his side now ... We're all lifting him up in prayer."




Usher Tells Ellen DeGeneres He Hopes Justin Bieber Will "Continue To Just Mature"

May 29, 2013 12:06 PM

On the heels of Justin Bieber's alleged recent reckless driving incident, his mentor Usher is opening up to Ellen DeGeneres about the teen heartthrob.

The R&B superstar blamed the 17-year-old's recent misbehavior on his young age.

"He'll continue to just mature but you know in this day's age of social media there is no privacy and that kind of trial and elimination period is kind of done in front of a camera," he said.

Justin is currently being investigated by the LAPD after two of his Calabasas neighbors called the police on Sunday night to report his unsafe driving. Biebs allegedly refused to speak to the officers who showed up to his house.

"It's been done in many, many other celebrities are product of it and some come out bad and some come out good," Usher said. "I am hoping for the best. I don't look at as a negative though. I look at it as a teenager. A teenager having to live his life in front of a camera. Imagine if you had to do that as a teenager."

"I can't imagine," Ellen responded.

Usher also confirmed that he will be returning to coach The Voice next season. The singer/TV star is also busy filming the movie Hands of Stone in which he plays boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. That leaves little time for Biebersitting duties.




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