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Usher Thanks "True Heroes" for Saving His Son

 
Usher Thanks
Posted Thursday, August 8th 2013 @ 7am

We're hearing from Usher for the first time since his 5-year-old son has been in the hospital following a serious pool accident.  He said, "I would like to thank my Aunt Rena as well as the doctors and nurses who are working with us around the clock."  He also went on to thank the two men who were able to rescue his son out of the pool.  "They are true heroes and I am deeply grateful to them."  Usher said his son is doing well and recovering, and he's "overwhelmed by the outpouring of prayers, love and support for my family's well-being." 

Meantime, Usher's ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, is asking for temporary primary custody of their two kids.  Usher currently has full custody, but Tameka says he's away most of the time and she does not trust the kids under the supervision of his aunt, who was watching their son when he nearly drowned.  Tameka wants to make decisions regarding their education, healthcare, religion, and extracurricular activities.  A hearing is set for Friday afternoon. 

Leanne Rimes and Eddie Cibrian are getting their own reality show.  From the producers of "Duck Dynasty," the tentatively titled "LeAnn and Eddie" will premiere sometime next year on VH1.  The couple said in a statement, "We are really excited to be working together on a unique show that will give you a glimpse into who we really are or better yet, who we're really not." 

More details on the Simon Cowell baby scandal!  Sources are now saying that he and Lauren Silverman, who's carrying their child, have been having an affair for four years.  Lauren's divorce papers state that their relationship only started after she and husband Andrew's marriage dissolved.

Jennifer Aniston was on "The Talk" and clarified some wedding rumors for us.  There were stories swirling around that she and fiance Justin Theroux had to postpone their big day, but Jen said that there was never even a wedding planned!  She was also on Good Morning America yesterday saying that she's tired of the baby talk! 

Lindsay Lohan is so serious about staying sober that she wants her sober coach to move in with her.  Since rehab, Lindsay has been living here in New York, but her coach lives in Los Angeles.

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