R&B sensation Usher Raymond seems to have been hiding a very dirty little secret, allegedly he was involved with a woman who was his ex wife Tameka Raymond’s good friend and she was a bridesmaid in their wedding.
Allegedly, in 2012 rumors were spreading like wildflower that Usher was creeping on the low low with a particular woman and allegedly her name is Maya Fox-Davis. According to court documents posted, Maya Davis-Fox is a celebrity stylist who claims she was burned by Usher even though he was married to Tameka at the time. She and Tameka were great friends and when those rumors surfaced, Tameka chose to ignore them. HELL, she was married to a Grammy Award winner but herpes though? That would mean he used no protection and Tameka could have been in danger of getting herpes as well.
A baby and or a disease outside of your marriage is a no no, I wouldn’t give a f$ck how much money he was worth. He had no respect for his wife, himself or the woman he allegedly slept with, now she is saying she received herpes from Usher, of course we will never know the truth. There are always three sides to every story, her side, his side and the truth lies somewhere in the middle. Had she not went behind her friends back and had sex with a married man and used no protection, she wouldn’t have been in that position but hey she got paid for her troubles. Will that stop Usher from cheating? Nope, once a cheater, always a cheater.
Allegedly several media outlets are reporting that Usher settled out of court and paid her $1.1 million, damn, that’s a whole lot of coins. She probably could have gotten more money but I guess she figured a million dollars was good. I’m wondering if his current wife Grace Miguel who he married in 2015 was aware of this out of court settlement for a million dollars and the reason behind the settlement?
Of course Tameka is out in the social media world letting it all hang out, she was hurt when she and Usher separated and divorced. They were married from 2007 to 2009, Usher has been in and out of court battling Tameka over custody of their two children, in 2012, a judge awarded the R&B singer primary custody of their two adorable sons. That’s funny, that’s the year that the rumors surfaced about alleged affair.
Damn, I really hate to hear this about Usher, he’s an exceptional, singer, producer and dancer and he loves his children, he’s great a father, that still doesn’t taint my opinion of him. He’s a man, he made a mistake, he owned up to it, he paid the woman, life goes on. He will continue to make hit records, no one can judge anyone but the man upstairs.
Floyd Mayweather Sues Shantel Jackson
Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather has a filed a suit against his ex-fiancee’ Shantel Jackson who has been engaged to Nelly for the last couple of years. The champ has accused his ex of “stealing his cash and using his credit cards,” without his knowledge, so he says. I’m just a bit confused, wasn’t she his girlfriend at the time?
Its funny how the boxer who only has an eighth grade education files a lawsuit against his ex days before the lawsuit she filed for domestic abuse against him will be heard. Not too mention she filed her suit in 2014, its 2017, why did it take him years to file a suit against her if he really believed she was stealing from him? He filed this suit as a ploy to get into Shantel’s head, to confuse things and maybe get her to drop the charges.
Shantel filed her suit almost three years ago, she accused the boxer of choking her during an argument, pointing a gun at her head, posting a sonogram photo on social media accusing her of aborting their twins. We aren’t exactly sure what happened with her pregnancy, however we do know that she suffered a loss and I don’t think she aborted her twins by Floyd, again that was another way to get in her head.
“I have been embarrassed and humiliated more than I can ever imagine by Floyd,” Jackson said at a 2014 press conference with her lawyer Gloria Allred.
Shantel’s attorney Gloria Allred confirmed she was pregnant by the boxer in November 2013 and that a December sonogram revealed she was carrying twins but she was having complications. She didn’t speak directly regarding Shantel’s complications with the pregnancy and but the pregnancy ended in January the following year.
When the boxer posted the sonogram on social media and accused of her having an abortion not only did that devastate her, she was extremely hurt and embarrassed. How could he expose her privacy, her grief and her hurt to the world?
“Every woman has a right to privacy and there is no excuse for invading anyone’s privacy, especially about what is happening in one’s own body and one’s own medical records,” Gloria Allred said.
The documents that were filed by Floyd Mayweather’s attorney claims that Shantel Jackson “skillfully concealed” her ability to retrieve his personal information as well as his credit cards and cash, he also claims she would ship items to secret a location without him knowing. What woman doesn’t have or know their man’s personal information or ships items to a different location, that is not a secret location. That’s called being in a relationship and right now he is being petty.
Now he’s blaming “the school system,” because he only has an eighth grade education and that’s how Shantel was able to get over on him. Wow, he should stop, he is a grown a$$ man and he should have learned how to read before or during his relationship with Shantel. As a result, he never audited any of his accounts nor did he keep track of his cash, but whose fault is that? Someone with only an eighth grade education who has money doesn’t have an accountant? He needs to hire one ASAP.
We’ll keep you all posted on both lawsuits.
Russell Simmons Steps Down
Russell Simmons chairman and CEO of Rush Communications, he also co-founded Def Jam and created the clothing lines for Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and Tantris.
Russell Simmons was married to model Kimora Lee-Simmons, they have been divorced since January 2009, however, they have two beautiful daughters together.
Amid all of the sexual allegations that are coming forward, we were surprised to learn that Russell Simmons is now part of that group. The CEO decided to step down from all of his companies due to an article that was recently published alleging sexual misconduct.
A sexual assault claim was previously reported by model Keri Claussen Khaligi who accused Russell Simmons of “yanking off her clothes” while producer Brett Ratner watched before allegedly sexually assaulting her in a shower. She wasn’t the only woman allegedly on their radar, Tanya Reid also alleges that Brett Ratner and Russell Simmons harassed her while she worked at a South Beach hotel.
You would think with all of the money Russell Simmons and Brett Ratner have, they wouldn’t need to sexually assault anyone. Women throw themselves at them, if these allegations are true, why would either of these successful and rich men need to sexually assault anyone? Was Kimora Lee aware of her ex-husband alleged actions? He has daughters, how does he explain his behavior to his daughters? This couldn’t be the first or second time that he has allegedly sexually assaulted women or has been accused? People who were close to him or worked close with him I’m sure knew that this was going on and kept in on the low but the low ain’t working right now.
Someone else has now come out and accused Russell again of alleged sexual assault, this time it’s a woman named Jenny Lumet who just happens to be the daughter of director Sidney Lumet and the granddaughter of Lena Horne. She claims that Russell Simmons allegedly sexually assaulted her back in 1991 when she was 24 years old. He supposedly agreed to have his driver take her home but she says Russell made his driver take them back to his apartment where he allegedly sexually assaulted her even when she screamed for him to stop.
In a Hollywood Reporter guest column Jenny Lumet writes,
“At no time that night did I say: “Russell, I will go home with you”. Or, “Come home with me.” Or “I will have sex with you.” Or “I have the desire to have sex with you.”
I saw no one else. I recall you were behind me. I was still hoping the Russell I knew would reappear, as I could not recognize the man moving me deeper into the apartment — the man who had said “No” to his driver. Twice.
You moved me into a bedroom. I said “Wait.” You said nothing. I made the trade in my mind. I thought “just keep him calm and you’ll get home.” Maybe another person would have thought differently, or not made the trade.
It was dark, but not pitch dark. You closed the door. At that point, I simply did what I was told.”
Right after the article was published, that’s when Russell Simmons announced that he was stepping down from all of his companies and handing them over to a “new and diverse generation” while he works on himself. It’s bull sh$t, he stepped down after this article was published because his reputation could do damage to those companies, he was smart enough to step down and hand them over to the right people.
“I have been informed with great anguish of Jenny Lumet’s recollection about our night together in 1991. I know Jenny and her family and have seen her several times over the years since the evening she described. While her memory of that evening is very different from mine, it is now clear to me that her feelings of fear and intimidation are real. While I have never been violent, I have been thoughtless and insensitive in some of my relationships over many decades and I sincerely and humbly apologize.This is a time of great transition. The voices of the voiceless, those who have been hurt or shamed, deserve and need to be heard. As the corridors of power inevitably make way for a new generation, I don’t want to be a distraction so I am removing myself from the businesses that I founded. The companies will now be run by a new and diverse generation of extraordinary executives who are moving the culture and consciousness forward. I will convert the studio for yogic science into a not-for-profit center of learning and healing. As for me, I will step aside and commit myself to continuing my personal growth, spiritual learning and above all to listening.”
Of course his definition of what occurred between him and Jenny Lumet will vary but the fact that he never denied the allegations says a lot and he never even commented on the Brett Ratner situation or any other times where he was accused of allegedly sexually assaulting other women.
These male celebrities better watch out, these women are coming out of the woodwork. I feel for Russell’s daughters, they are the ones who will be affected by his actions the most.