News: Usher's Ex Reveals First Pic Of Son After Horrific Pool Accident
Friday, Aug 9, 2013 11:55AM
Days after Usher's five-year-old son Usher Raymond V nearly lost his life, the R&B singer's ex-wife Tameka Raymond has released a photo of their child.
In the photo, Tameka is shown embracing Usher Raymond V in a hospital room.
Usher's ex-wife is clearly trying to prove a point ... she's a caring mother who deserves custody of their sons -- after the eldest nearly drowned this week -- and this photo tells the story. Tameka Raymond posted the photo today, the first pic of 5-year-old Usher Raymond V since the horrific accident on Monday ... and it paints a picture of motherly love and protection. Tameka's arms are wrapped around her son, and he's surrounded by get-well-soon balloons. It's a subtle dig at Usher ... who is noticeably absent. As we reported, Tameka is blaming Usher for the pool accident, claiming he isn't an attentive father -- despite having primary custody of their two boys -- and she's already filed legal docs attempting to get custody back. (TMZ)
Yesterday, the 34-year-old singer issued a public statement to thank the people responsible for saving his son's life.
Usher has broken his silence since the hospitalization of his 5-year-old son, thanking the men who saved the little boy's life. "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," the singer said in a statement. "They are true heroes and I am deeply grateful to them." (People)
Since the accident happened, Tameka has filed legal documents to gain custody of their two kids.
Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond has filed for custody of their two children following Monday's pool accident which left their five-year-old Usher V in a coma. Tameka, who divorced the 34-year-old singer in November 2009, filed legal documents on Tuesday asking for an emergency hearing on grounds Usher is allegedly creating a 'dangerous environment' for the children. Tameka is allegedly claiming Usher is 'abdicating' his parental responsibilities by letting other people care for their two children,' report the website. She is also said to be doubtful of the people Usher leaves in charge of looking after the children - Usher Jr and four-year Naviyd. (Daily Mail UK)
Early Tuesday afternoon, reports of Usher Raymond V being treated in an Atlanta hospital emerged.
Usher's five-year-old son was rushed to the intensive care unit of an Atlanta hospital after a horrific swimming pool accident. Usher Raymond V nearly drowned after getting his arm wedged into drain of the family swimming pool 6 p.m. Monday evening. Though the boy is still in the hospital, doctors expect a full recovery. (New York Daily News)