Usher and Tameka Raymond in court

Moments ago, Judge John J. Goger denied Tameka Raymond's request for primary custody of her two sons with singer Usher Raymond.

After the judge gave his decision, Tameka and Usher hugged in open court. Tameka filed for an emergency hearing on Tuesday after one of her sons nearly drowned on Monday.

Both Usher and Tameka took the stand saying the other was unfit to raise their 2 children, Usher Raymond V and Naviyd Ely Raymond, 4.

But after hearing from both sides, Judge Goger let stand a previous judge's order giving Usher primary custody of his kids.

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Usher and Tameka Raymond in court

Singer Usher Raymond smiled as he arrived at Fulton County Courthouse court in Atlanta, Georgia earlier today to face his ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, in a new child custody battle after one of their sons nearly drowned in a swimming pool accident Monday.

Five-year-old Usher Raymond V, aka Cinco, is still recovering at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Hospital, according to the Tameka's lawyer, Lisa West.

Tameka took the stand this afternoon and said she was concerned there was no pool drain cover installed in the pool as required by law. She said there have been other incidents -- in addition to Cinco's near drowning this week -- that prove Usher is a bad dad.

Tameka also expressed concerns that Usher's aunt, Rena Oden, was incapable of caring for the 2 boys. Cinco almost drowned at Oden's house on Howell Mill Road in DeKalb County, north of Atlanta.

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Chris Brown

Singer Chris Brown reportedly suffered a 'seizure' at a Los Angeles recording studio early today.

TMZ reports the L.A. City Fire Department responded to an emergency 911 call placed from the Record Planet around 1:09 A.M. Friday morning. The caller reportedly said Brown, 24, suffered a quote-unquote seizure. According to TMZ, Brown refused treatment when medics arrived at the scene.

Which means he probably didn't suffer a seizure at all. Brown probably got ahold of a bad batch of Meth.

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Man posted photo of dead wife body on Facebook

Man posted photo of dead wife body on Facebook

A Miami man who shot his wife and posted a photo of her lifeless body on Facebook once wrote a self-help book on saving marriages, the NY Post reports.

Derek Medina, 31, posted the photo of his dead wife on Facebook Thursday morning after telling Facebook followers he was going to prison for killing her. "Rip Jennifer Alfonso," he wrote in the photo caption.

In his Facebook post Medina claimed to be a victim of domestic abuse.

"I’m going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife love you guys miss you guys take care Facebook people you will see me in the news," the post read. "My wife was punching me and I am not going to stand anymore with the abuse so I did what I did I hope you understand me."

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Niesha Stevens dead

The sister of deceased singer Natina Reed of the 90’s group Blaque was found dead in her DeKalb County home, Hiphopenquirer.com reports exclusively.

Niesha Stevens' body was discovered late yesterday by her 7-year-old daughter. Stevens' husband, Tim Stevens, was at work at the time. The couple married in February. DeKalb County police do not suspect foul play.

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Tameka Raymond Usher Raymond Judge Goger

This email came from a credible source within the Fulton County courthouse. The email concerns Fulton County Superior Court Judge John Goger who is presiding over Tameka Raymond's emergency hearing to request custody of her 2 sons with Usher Raymond.

Usher and Tameka's 5-year-old son, Usher Raymond V, nearly drowned in his aunt's swimming pool on Monday.

Usher Raymond V, aka Cinco, is still recovering in an Atlanta area hospital. The boy inhaled chlorine water into his lungs and required respiratory support when he first arrived in the ICU.

Yesterday, Tameka tweeted a photo of herself holding Cinco in his hospital room.

In the caption she wrote:

My favorite 5 year old. What a blessing! I have always loved and appreciated my sons but tragedies and close calls make this even more evident. URV had an angel named Kile Ishmael and our Lord and true savior to look after him. Words cannot express the relief and how thankful to God I truly am. Thank you Jehovah God, Jesus and Kile...also The AV worker that saved my son is my Hero!!! Period

Judge Goger is the same judge who returned a girl to her millionaire father after the father was arrested twice for abusing her.

Read the email after the break.

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Oprah and Gayle King in Zurich

A Swiss high end boutique issued an apology to American media mogul Oprah Winfrey after a clerk there refused to show Winfrey a handbag because it was too expensive for her.

Oprah and her longtime Lover Gayle King were in Zurich, Switzerland to attend Tina Turner's wedding.

"Obviously 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' is not shown in Zurich," Oprah told Entertainment Tonight.

Oprah is busy promoting her latest film, 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'. By the way, many thanks to Saptosa Foster of 135th Street PR for the invite to last night's Atlanta screening of 'The Butler'!

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Gabourey Sidibe

Actress Gabourey Sidibe is one the stars featured in Harper's Bazaar September 2013 issue in Carine Rotfeld's "Singular Beauties" tribute to diversity in women fashion layout.

Gabourey is rocking a Tarun Tahiliani shawl, Loewe lambskin leather coat over Marina Rinaldi top and black leggings. Other celebs featured in the photo layout include singer/actress/model Zoe Kravitz (Lenny's daughter); actress Scarlett Johansson, model Liya Kedebe, former child star Dakota Fanning, Kenya Jones (Quincy's daughter), lesbian rapper Angel Haze, and more.

Photographs by Karl Lagerfeld

Calvin Battle charged with animal cruelty

A 26-year-old Atlanta man was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after he was caught on video viciously beating a dog in an animal shelter.

Calvin Battle was fired after a supervisor viewed a surveillance video that showed him using a metal bowl to beat a dog in a kennel at the DeKalb County Animal Shelter. Battle was an employee of LifeLine Animal Project, the organization which is contracted to manage the DeKalb County Animal Shelter.

Animals at the shelter are usually abused and abandoned by their previous owners.

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Mynique Smith and Nene Leakes

Chuck Smith's wife, Mynique, must be bored with her life as a football coach's wife and she needs some attention.

Mynique, pictured left with Nene Leakes, was spotted in Savannah, GA., filming an upcoming episode of Bravo's "Real Housewives of Atlanta". Mynique has 4 kids with Smith, the former defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons. I'm sure she has a story to tell about her husband's wandering eye and all the scandalous rumors surrounding their marriage.

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