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Usher's Stepson: 'Only A Matter Of Time' Before He Passes — Source Says

Mon, July 16, 2012 2:11pm EDT by 16 Comments
Usher Stepson Brain Dead

After a tragic accident, Usher’s 11 year-old stepson was declared brain dead. has an EXCLUSIVE update on Kile’s health and how the family is doing. Read on for details.

Kile Glover, the son of Usher‘s ex-wife Tameka Foster, was struck by a jet ski while floating on an inner tube in Lake Lanier near Atlanta, GA on July 7. According to a source close to the situation, Kile’s health is declining, but his mother is still holding out hope for a miracle.

“Everyone but Tameka has seen the writing on the wall. It’s only a matter of time that her son will pass and not make it as he is doing really bad,” a source close to the situation reveals to “But no one is telling Tameka their thoughts, because she is not even considering pulling the plug and is still looking for a miracle.”

As soon as Usher heard the news, he rushed to be by his stepson’s side at the hospital. The accident has taken a huge toll on the singer and he’s struggling with how to handle it.

“Usher is in no way talking with Tameka on what he thinks should be done,” the source said. “He is still shaken up over the whole ordeal.”

In an effort to make things easier for his ex-wife during this trying time, Usher agreed to settle his custody battle with Tameka over their two sons. According to the source, Tameka is mentally and physically exhausted from fighting for her son’s life.

“Its a very emotionally taxing time for all right now and Tameka is emotionally tired and wiped out,” the source shared. “She is getting no sleep.”

— Reporting by Russ Weakland, Written by Jenny Pickard

More on Usher’s stepson:

  1. Usher’s Stepson, 11, Brain Dead After Jet Ski Accident
  2. Usher’s Stepson Receives Prayers From Justin Bieber’s Manager & Mom
  3. Usher ‘Completely Devastated’ By Stepson’s Tragic Accident