Usher’s ex-wife Tameka Raymond is reportedly angry over her recent loss in court and believes the ruling could be the result of a biased judge, so she’s appealing the decision to give Usher primary custody of their two sons.
Sources say Usher’s lawyer’s firm threw an election fundraiser back in 2008 for the judge who presided over the trial. Raymond tweeted: “Money can buy many things … but in the end, truth and goodness will prevail. I must continue to believe this … stand firm.”
This past week, Michael Jackson’s kids celebrated what would have been their father’s 54th birthday on Aug. 29. On Aug. 28, Prince, Paris and Blanket visited Six Flags Great America outside of Chicago with their new co-guardian, T.J. Jackson, along with other family and friends. The kids also went to their dad’s hometown of Gary, Ind., where the festivities continued.
As Rihanna and Chris Brown will both be in the same place, the MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 6, sources close to both artists tell Hollywood.com that both of them would be interested in presenting an award together. A source says RiRi would be more than willing to stand on stage with Brown. “That’s obvious, heck yeah, she would. There isn’t anything she wouldn’t do for him,” said the source.
As for Brown, a source in his camp said, “Why wouldn’t he? It would be the first time in a long time that he would be on stage with his boo.”
“Love and Hip Hop” stars Emily B and Chrissy Lampkin have a new spinoff. Set to debut this coming winter, it will revolve around the behind the scenes of their careers as well as their family lives. The other night, while the VH1 cameras followed them, the ladies celebrated their new men’s leather jacket line, Cision Couture, at a party in New York City sponsored by Adult Limeade. Other glitterati at the bash included Jim Jones and Mama Nancy, brand strategist extraordinaire Helen Shelton, Somaya Reece, Adrienne Bailon and Beyonce’s stylist Ty Hunter.
According to reports, Beverly Shiner was not the only woman Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson was fooling around with during his engagement and marriage to Evelyn Lozada. Sources say the fallen football hero was paying Atlanta resident Amber Priddy’s $2,000 a month rent on Peachtree Street. The Black Men magazine Model of the Year was recently evicted. He was also rumored to be having an affair with a Miami woman named Bianca Zuluaga for the past year.