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Financial Woes Threaten Usher Stepson's Care

Tameka Raymond can't afford hospital after insurance stops paying

(Newser) - A heartbreaking update to the tragic accident that left Usher's former stepson, Kyle Glover, brain dead: His mom, Tameka Raymond, may have to take him off life support as soon as next month because his insurance is running out. Tameka can't afford the medical bills on her own,...

Family Friend Ran Over Usher Stepson
 Family Friend 
 Ran Over 
 Usher Stepson 
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Family Friend Ran Over Usher Stepson

Police investigating jet ski accident involving Kyle Glover

(Newser) - It was a family friend who allegedly ran over Usher's stepson Kyle Glover with a jet ski, leaving him brain dead, authorities say. Jeffrey S. Hubbard is now under investigation for the Friday incident in Georgia, an official tells the New York Daily News , noting that alcohol was not...

Usher Stepson Brain Dead After Jet Ski Accident

Kyle Glover was hit by watercraft on Atlanta lake

(Newser) - The 11-year-old stepson of megastar singer Usher has been declared brain dead after a jet-ski accident on Atlanta's Lake Lanier, TMZ reports. Kyle Glover, the son of Usher's estranged wife Tameka Foster, was hit in the head by the watercraft while floating in an inner tube. A 15-year-old...

Usher Wants You to Be His Back-up Dancer ... Sort Of

Choreograph your own avatar for London concert

(Newser) - Usher is playing a big show in London next week, and he wants you to join him onstage. Kind of. Concert sponsor American Express has set up a website where anyone can choreograph a dance sequence using an avatar. Submit the sequence, and it could be chosen for display during...

Ferrell's Dubya Returns to SNL

And 'SNL' hails 100th Digital Short

(Newser) - Will Ferrell returned to his old stomping grounds on Saturday Night Live last night, reports the Hollywood Reporter, in a retro-laden performance that made it seem like he was never gone. Ferrell trotted out his George W Bush to commiserate with Jason Sudeikis' Joe Biden, dejected after having been upstaged...

18 Completely Insane Celeb Gifts

Jennifer Lopez buys Casper Smart a truck, and more

(Newser) - While your friends are all giving you $20 gift cards on your birthday, celebrities are giving each other $250,000 cars and entire vineyards. Celebuzz rounds up 18 of the most insane celebrity gifts ever given:
  • Jennifer Lopez: J.Lo is the latest, this weekend giving her 25-year-old new boyfriend,

Gaga Channels Marilyn at Clinton Fete

 Lady Gaga 
 Marilyn at 
 Clinton Fete 

Lady Gaga Channels Marilyn at Clinton Fete

Usher rips his pants, Bono sings opera, the usual

(Newser) - In perhaps a case of history repeating itself, a blonde bombshell serenaded a notoriously libidinous Democratic president last night: But this time it was Lady Gaga sending up Bill Clinton, so things wouldn't have been complete without some extra raunch and an F-bomb. Appearing at last night's "...

11 Celebs Who Fired Their Parents

Beyonce said it was a business decision, but for some, it's personal

(Newser) - You may have heard that Beyoncé recently broke up … with her dad. Father Matthew Knowles had been her manager ever since the Destiny’s Child days, but rumors recently surfaced that the daddy-daughter relationship was strained after Matthew had a baby with another woman and divorced Beyoncé’s...

Did Usher Rip Off a Homer Simpson Song?

Homer sings about gifts, Usher waxes about booty

(Newser) - A hilarious YouTube crew thinks they have proof positive that Usher ripped off Homer Simpson. Mississippi's Y101 radio show staffers discovered that Usher's OMG, written this year by, is strikingly similar to a Homer song from 2003—except that Simpson croons about Christmas presents 'sted of his...

'Amazed' Bieber Grabs AMA's Artist of Year

'I can't stop smiling,' gushes singer as he sweeps 4 top honors

(Newser) - Apparently he's not just a very pretty face. Heartthrob boy wonder Justin Bieber swept 4 top honors at the American Music Awards presentation last night, including the biggie, Artist of the Year. The 16-year-old star was the youngest ever to win the award. He also grabbed honors for best pop/rock...

10 Celebs With Bad Reputations In Restaurants
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 Restaurants Fear 

10 Celebs Restaurants Fear

Please don't take your shoes off, smear food on yourself

(Newser) - Ever wonder how that celeb behaves at the corner table you got muscled out of? The Frisky lists misbehaving A-listers who have been kicked to the D-list by restaurants:
  • Jeremy Piven: Left an Entourage DVD for a tip at an Aspen sushi joint, along with a snide "Thanks for

Guess What's on the First Lady's iPod?

Important info is revealed at Take Your Kids to Work Day

(Newser) - Michelle Obama was both serious (addressing childhood obesity) and silly (attempting to tame the family dog) yesterday during the White House’s Take Your Children to Work Day, but the most pressing issue raised by far: What music is on her iPod? Her answer, geared toward the kids in the...

Stars Remake 'We Are the World'

(Newser) - One hundred stars of stage and screen converged on Henson Studios in Los Angeles yesterday to record a new version of iconic 1985 hit "We Are the World." The all-new recording is designed to raise money for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Once again produced by Quincy Jones, the song features...

'We Are the World' Sequel to Help Haiti

Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie plan 25th anniversary re-recording

(Newser) - It's "We Are the World" take 2, this time for Haiti. Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie are getting some of the music industry's top stars together for a 25th anniversary re-recording of the song, with proceeds going to earthquake victims. The gathering will probably take place in Los Angeles...

Radio's Top Songs By Genre
 Radio's Top Songs By Genre 

Radio's Top Songs By Genre

Tim McGraw's Something Like That played 487K times

(Newser) - Feel like you heard Tim McGraw’s Something Like That about half a million times in the past decade? Well, the ratings folks at Nielsen will back you up on that, with their list of commercial radio’s most-played songs of the decade:
  • Country: Something Like That, Tim McGraw, 487,

Third Time's a Charm for Jay-Z, Rap's Cash King

Mogul discusses business, music as release approaches

(Newser) - As he comes full circle with the Sept. 11 release of The Blueprint 3, exactly 8 years after the original Blueprint, Jay-Z discusses his journey from the projects of Brooklyn to the top of Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash King list with Billboard. “We—Usher, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, myself—are becoming...

Usher, Wife Near Divorce
 Usher, Wife Near Divorce 

Usher, Wife Near Divorce

Couple splits, papers not filed yet

(Newser) - The honeymoon is over for R&B star Usher and his wife of nearly 2 years. Divorce papers “haven’t been filed yet, but we had a telephone conversation last week with an attorney asking how to file,” a court clerk tells the Daily News. The split with...

Usher to Brown: Quit Living It Up, Show Some Remorse

'Show some remorse, man,' he urges

(Newser) - A stunned Usher yesterday blasted the luxurious lifestyle and high-spirited smiles of Chris Brown relaxing in Miami just weeks after he apparently viciously beat girlfriend Rihanna, reports the New York Daily News. "Come on, Chris, have a bit of remorse, man," said Usher. "The man's on jet...

Usher Wife Was in Coma After Liposuction Heart Attack

She's recovering now with family at her side

(Newser) - Usher's wife was in a coma following a heart attack during liposuction surgery, according to the latest details to emerge in the medical emergency at a Brazilian hospital, reports Tameka Foster went into cardiac and respiratory arrest as she was being anesthetized, Brazilian papers are reporting. Doctors...

Usher's Wife in 'Stable Condition'

(Newser) - Usher’s wife is in “stable condition” following an unidentified problem during surgery, People reports. A statement from the family said 37-year-old Tameka Raymond is resting after “suffering complications from routine surgery in Brazil. No further details will be released, and the family requests privacy at this difficult...

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