The look of Usher’s face says it all, his long-running court custody battle with his ex-wife Tameka Foster took a turn for the worst today when the judge told him he was in contempt of court and ordered him to reopen her credit card
The 33-year-old RnB star was ordered to reopen Saks Fifth Avenue credit card which is in his name at Atlanta’s Fulton County court, after he closed the account last year.
Tameka claimed she needs the account to do her job as a stylist, as the closed card was just one of her many grievances in the ongoing custody fight against Usher according to TMZ.
And she won another victory, as her claim that Usher owed her cash for the nanny bill saw her awarded $1,300 today.
However the real meat of the case is yet to be decided, their custody and support issues are yet to be ruled on.
The couple were both giving evidence last week, with Tameka trying to prevent the singer from taking sole custody of their two young sons, while closing arguments were also delivered.
They currently have a co-parenting agreement for four-year-old Usher Raymond V and Naviyd, three, but the Yeah favourite is seeking sole custody, accusing his former spouse of being a bad mother.
According to Fox Atlanta, an attorney representing the vocalist said: ‘We believe the evidence is that Ms Raymond is incapable of being a proper parent to these children.
‘That she does not have the emotional stability or capacity to bond with them, and therefore she is handicapped.’
However the 41-year-old stylist’s attorney Lisa West told the court the pop star is on the road all the time, and cannot rely on the ‘village’ of his mother, grandmother and aunt, who all attended, to keep the children. Read More…