Usher’s 5-Year-Old Son Hospitalized After Serious Pool Accident, Ex-Wife Seeks Emergency Custody Hearing

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Usher Raymond V (pictured right), the eldest son of R&B singer Usher with ex-wife Tameka Foster Raymond, has been hospitalized after a serious pool accident at the singer’s home, reports People.com.[1]

The former couple also have a 4-year-old son, Naviyd Eli (pictured left).

The singer’s 5-year-old namesake attempted to retrieve a toy trapped in a pool drain when his arm got stuck. Adults on the scene attempted to rescue him, but were unsuccessful. Fortunately, two male employees were able to free him.

Usher’s 5-Year-Old Son Hospitalized After Serious Pool Accident, Ex-Wife Seeks Emergency Custody Hearing

L-R: Naviyd Eli, Kile, and Usher V

Usher V received CPR before being rushed to an Atlanta hospital, where his parents remain by his side.

“Tameka got a call from one of Usher’s staff members and rushed to the hospital,” a source tells PEOPLE. “She almost collapsed when she heard the news.”

As previously reported by NewsOne[2], Usher’s 11-year-old step-son Kile Glover, son of Tameka Foster Raymond and ex-husband Ryan Glover, was declared brain dead by doctors on July 8, 2012 following a jet-ski accident on Atlanta’s Lake Lanier. He died [3]from his injuries on July 21,2012.

Jeffrey Simon Hubbard, the jet-ski operator and family friend who allegedly ran over Kile, was arrested and charged with Homicide by Vessel, Serious Injury by Vessel, as well as Reckless Operation of a Vessel.

Usher and Foster Raymond had been involved in a fierce custody battle at the time of Kile’s death, with Usher ultimately winning primary custody.

In an exclusive statement to NewsOne[4] at the time, Foster Raymond said that she would “fight tooth and nail to keep all of my sons together as a family,” and apparently she is now attempting leverage this current tragedy to that end.

TMZ reports[5] that she has filed legal documents asking for an emergency hearing later this week because she feels that her children are not being properly supervised while at Usher’s home — a complaint she brought up during the contentious custody hearing.

There have been no confirmed reports on Usher V’s current condition.

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