News: Usher's Wife in Stable Condition After Surgery

Monday, Feb 9, 2009 2:00PM

Written by Danica Dow

 
Representatives for Usher have reported that his wife, Tameka Foster, is in stable condition in a Brazilian hospital after complications from surgery.

According to Usher's publicist, the R&B singer is currently in Brazil where his wife is recovering from a surgical procedure.

Publicist Simone Smalls says Foster "is in stable condition after suffering complications from routine surgery in Brazil. Her husband Usher is with her at the hospital." No further details were provided. In her statement, Smalls says "the family requests privacy at this difficult time." (Associated Press)

Usher was supposed to perform in Los Angeles this weekend but cancelled due to the medical emergency.

Usher has canceled his performance at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party due to a family emergency, Access Hollywood has learned. His wife, Tameka, is in Brazil and has experienced complications from plastic surgery. A neurosurgeon, Dr. Gabriel Hunt of LA's Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, is on the way to South America. (Access Hollywood)

Usher was up for one Grammy this year in the Best Male R&B Vocal Performance category but he lost the award to Ne-Yo.

Las Vegas R&B singer Ne-Yo, who was nominated for six Grammys, picked up two awards for his hit single "Miss Independent." The song earned awards for male R&B vocal solo and R&B song, beating out songs by Trey Songz and Usher.

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