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Usher Wants Out Of His Marriage After Messy 2018 Filled With STD Lawsuits From 3 Women & One Man

By: Vincent Tucker

Usher Wants Out Of His Marriage After Messy 2018 Filled With STD Lawsuits From 3 Women & One Man
Usher has filed for divorce to officially end his marriage with his estranged wife, Grace Miguel.

According to court documents, obtained by The Blast, the “You Don’t Have To Call” singer filed for divorce on Friday, December 28th in Georgia.

He’s reportedly using the same attorney had for his previous custody fight with his previous ex-wife, Tameka Foster.

Grace Miguel had been Usher’s manager and their business relationship became romantic in 2009. They got married in 2015 before separating in March 2018.

When they announced their split, it seemed amicable at the time. 

“After much thought and consideration we have mutually decided to separate as a couple,” read a joint statement released to the public. “We remain deeply connected, loving friends who will continue supporting each other through the next phases of our lives. The enormous amount of love and respect that we have for each other will only increase as we move forward.”

While they didn’t have any kids together, Miguel has two children while Usher has two sons from his previous marriage to Foster. 


I think we’d all agree that their separation isn’t surprising for many after several allegations and lawsuits were made against the singer for allegedly giving herpes to one more and “exposing the herpes virus” to two other women and one man. 

The herpes accusations reportedly played a big part in the split between Usher & Grace Miguel. 

“It put a serious strain on them,” the source continued. “The headlines and accusations were brutal. And it was really tough on them. They were fighting about it non-stop.”


The singer has continued to deny the herpes accusations.

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Previous story by Monya Fleming (04/112018 at 9:02 am CT):

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Let It Burn?

Grace Miguel has officially filed for divorce from R&B singer, Usher, a month after they announced their separation. The couple's split after two years of marriage came on the heels of Usher being sued for allegedly exposing multiple people to herpes.

Grace, who is also Usher's manager, filed legal documents to end her marriage to "The Voice" coach on Tuesday. She cited the standard 'irreconcilable differences' as the reason for their split.

Usher and Grace announced their separation back in March with a joint statement, after being together for a decade and two years of marriage. 

The pair stated, "After much thought and consideration we have mutually decided to separate as a couple. We remain deeply connected, loving friends who will continue supporting each other through the next phases of our lives. The enormous amount of love and respect that we have for each other will only increase as we move forward."


The couple, who share no children together, were rumored to have quietly separated months before they finally made the announcement. 

Well well well 🧐 #Usher’s soon to be ex wife #GraceMiguel files for divorce...👀 Was it the herpes? What do y’all think? 🤔🤷🏽♀️ •• @djhercules15 #TheMiddayFlex💪🏽 (Photo by George Pimentel/GettyImages)
The two started dating in 2009, shortly after the "Let It Burn" singer split from his first wife, Tameka Foster. Foster and Usher have two sons together from their marriage - 10-year-old Usher Raymond V, and 9-year-old Naviyd Ely.

Usher proposed to Miguel in January 2015 and the they eloped that same year, spending their honeymoon in Cuba.

Fans had wondered if Usher's marriage could survive the herpes lawsuit and cheating scandal. However, even their closet friends admitted they didn't see the split coming

Sources close to the couple told TMZ that Usher and Miguel enjoyed a date night at the movies in Los Angeles in March, right before announcing their separation. The pair brought Usher's children to see "Black Panther" and they appeared to be having a good time. 


The divorce filing comes almost a year after reports surfaced that Usher had settled a $1.1 million lawsuit with a woman in 2012, who had accused him of infecting her with herpes. 

The court documents show Usher was "exposed to herpes" in 2009 or 2010 and went on to have unprotected sex with partners without telling them he had the STD.

Herpes on his lips, tho.... #usherherpes

Other people soon came forward to claim Usher infected them with herpes, along with one man. 

Laura Helm sued the singer for $20 million in July.


In September, court documents showed that a male plaintiff identified as John Doe joined the lawsuit against Usher.

The man reportedly accused the singer of giving him herpes when they hooked up at a Koreatown spa.  

Quantasia Sharpton and another accuser identified as Jane Doe also joined that lawsuit, and filed a motion to force Usher to take an STD test.

😂 😂 😂 #usherherpes #usher

Usher accuser Laura Helm's credibility was questioned after she was caught lying in a taped phone conversation. Her attorney, Lisa West, filed a motion in October to drop her client.

She explained that she couldn't "effectively represent" Helm.
Usher's wife files for divorce amid a multitude of other legal issues for the singer. Learn more on The Read. #usher #usherraymond #usherherpes #ushershirtless

Do you think the herpes lawsuit scandal was the nail in the coffin for Usher's marriage?


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