Usher
Usher Bang Showbiz

Usher's stepson dies

USHER'S 11-year-old stepson has died, two weeks after he was critically injured in a jet ski accident.

Kyle Glover - the child of Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond and her former partner Ryan Glover - passed away on Saturday (21.07.12) after the family made the heartbreaking decision to turn off his life support machine.

>> More entertainment news

Kyle was struck in the head during a jet ski collision while riding an inner tube on Lake Lanier in Atlanta, Georgia, earlier this month and his mother is understandably "devastated" over her loss.

Willie A. Watkins funeral home in Atlanta has confirmed it will be handling the funeral arrangements for the little boy.

Last week, Kyle's family asked for prayers as they kept a bedside vigil following the tragic accident.

They said in a statement: "We know God's in control, and are leaning on our faith in Him and His word at this most difficult time.

"We firmly believe in the power of prayer and ask that you all continue to pray and lift Kile up, as it's the best way we can all support him now."

Usher and Tameka divorced in 2009 after two years of marriage, and were in the middle of a bitter custody battle over their sons Usher Raymond V, four, and Naviyd, three.

However, they are understood to have put aside their differences in the wake of the accident.



Woman, two children injured when SUV hit parked police car

premium_icon Woman, two children injured when SUV hit parked police car

Head on with parked police car injures four people.

Community slams ALS plan to move office to Coffs Harbour

premium_icon Community slams ALS plan to move office to Coffs Harbour

Plan to move ALS office to Coffs Harbour under attack.

Christmas lights: Where to see street displays

premium_icon Christmas lights: Where to see street displays

Your guide with map for 40+ streets with lights in the Valley.

Local Partners