Usher’s Stepson, Kile Glover, Passes Away After Jet Ski Accident

Usher’s 11-year-old stepson died after a tragic jetski accident in Georgia earlier this month.

Kile Glover, the stepson of Usher Raymond and biological child of ex-wife Tameka Foster Raymond, died early Saturday morning. Photo: Tameka J Raymond

As reports claim, the child was taken off of life support, weeks after he suffered in a tragic jet ski accident.

TMZ writes, Kile was diagnosed as brain dead two days after the accident in Georgia earlier this months, and the family couldn’t make the heart-wrenching decision to remove him from life support.

“We know God’s in control, and are leaning on our faith in Him and His word at this most difficult time,” the family said in a statement weeks ago.

“We firmly believe in the power of prayer and ask that you all continue to pray and lift Kile up, as it’s the best way we can all support him now.”

However, the boy was removed from life support after it the doctors have determined that the injuries were too severe to overcome.

The mother of Glover, Tameka Foster, was reported to be unable to pay the medical bills required to keep her son on life support, after the family’s insurance company coverage expired.

Foster and Usher married in August 2007 and filed for divorce in 2009 after less than two years of marriage. The two were involved in custody battle over their two sons, Usher Raymond V and Naviyd Ely Raymond.

However, despite their past the singer is reported to be incredibly supportive of his ex-wife, supplying her with a charter plane, and he arrived at Georgia to spend time with the family.

“Tameka and Usher don’t get along, but in this circumstance Usher is coming to her side,” a source told repo. “Usher practically raised Kyle as his own. He’s known him for seven years. It is so sad what happened.”

Glover and a second victim, a 15-year-old girl, were reportedly hurt while riding in an inner tube connected to a pontoon. A family friend lost control of a jetski and collided with Kyle, says Just Jared.

“Both children were airlifted to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston pediatric hospital. The girl is reported to have suffered from a cut on the head and a broken arm, while Glover took the brunt of the trauma to his head,” the magazine reports.

The man responsible for the tragedy has been identified as 38-year-old Jeffrey S. Hubbard. The case is under investigation but it has already been found out that no drugs were involved, and no charges are being pressed.

Celebrity friends of Usher and his ex-wife sent their condolences via Twitter on Saturday. “My heart and prayers are with Tameka & Usher and their families. I’m sorry for your lost, I’m here for both of you. From my family to yours,” wrote Toni Braxton.

Eric Benet added, “Sending my deepest condolences to Usher and Tameka Raymond..and to family and friends of Kile Glover #RIPKile.”

V-103 morning host DJ Frank Ski posted, “CRYING, I Will Miss You Kile! Trying To Be Strong For My Foundation Trip Today. Sometimes Life Is So Unfair.”

The station’s Greg Street tweeted, “Lil RG is an Angel now, Ryan, Tameka, Usher & the whole Glover Family we gotta make him proud!”

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