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Yesterday, I told you about a Los Angeles stylist who accused Usher Raymond of shoplifting. Now more stories about Usher's sticky fingers have surfaced online.

On Monday, April 12, Brian Jimenez tweeted: "When I used to work retail, usher walked in and tried on a $2,000 jacket. He chopped it up for a bit while still having it on. Then this dude dabs me up and walks out with the jacket."

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Now another Twitter user claims Usher was banned from the New York boutique where she worked for walking out without paying for merchandise.

Usher apparently perfected his boosting game. He would try on merchandise and then simply "forget" he had it on.

A Twitter user wrote: "Usher was banned from my store for this same sh*t."

She added:

"I feel like I need to clarify this isn’t a current employer, this was 10 years ago in Soho when I worked at Atrium. He was banned and so was his ex-wife. He would just steal, she would just try to return sh*t he clearly wore covered in make up."

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Apparently, boosting is common among celebrities. Boutiques normally eat the loss -- especially if the celebrity spends thousands of dollars in the store in previous or future visits.

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A Los Angeles stylist caused a buzz on Twitter.com when he accused R&B crooner Usher Raymond of stealing a $2,000 jacket from a boutique.

On Monday, April 12, Brian Jimenez tweeted: "When I used to work retail, usher walked in and tried on a $2,000 jacket. He chopped it up for a bit while still having it on. Then this dude dabs me up and walks out with the jacket."

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Jiminez took offense when one of his followers accused him of looking the other way because Usher was a celebrity.

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The allegation comes after a stripper accused Usher of passing fake "Usher Bucks" at the Las Vegas strip club where she works.

The stripper, @beel0ove, took to Twitter to post a photo of the bills.

"Ladies what would you do if you danced all night for usher and he threw this??" she asked. The dancer asked her followers to "blast" the father-of-three for passing fake bucks.

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However, a source tells Page Six it was a big misunderstanding.

"He and his crew converted thousands of real dollars to tip the girls dancing on the stage," and "left a generous tip for the staff!"

Sources close to Usher tell TMZ that somebody in his crew left some Usher Bucks behind on the stage as a joke. But the ladies weren't laughing. They work hard for the money.

Usher's Las Vegas residency at Caesar's Palace is set to begin in July 2021.

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Usher Raymond was criticized online for allegedly paying exotic dancers with fake money at a Las Vegas strip club.

The R&B crooner was trending for allegedly passing fake money with his own face on the bills called "Usher bucks."

One stripper, @beel0ove took to Twitter to post a photo of the bills.

"Ladies what would you do if you danced all night for usher and he threw this??" she asked. The dancer asked her followers to "blast" the father-of-three for passing fake bucks.

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However, a source tells Page Six it was a big misunderstanding.

"He and his crew converted thousands of real dollars to tip the girls dancing on the stage," and "left a generous tip for the staff!"

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A rep for the Sapphire strip club tells TMZ Usher actually tossed authentic Washingtons.

He ended up spending thousands on the dancers and also enjoyed bottle service. Sapphire tells TMZ they'd love to host him again, any time.

Sources close to Usher tell TMZ that somebody in his crew left some Usher Bucks behind on the stage as a joke. But the ladies weren't laughing. They work hard for the money.

Usher's Las Vegas residency at Caesar's Palace is set to begin in July 2021.

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Usher and girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea took their newborn baby girl, Sovereign Bo Raymond for a stroll at Griffith Park in Los Feliz, California on Wednesday.

Sovereign is Usher's 3rd child & first with girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea.

Lil Nas X appeared to confirm longstanding rumors about the R&B crooner. The one-hit wonder revealed his celebrity crush during the "Burning Questions" segment of the virtual Ellen DeGeneres Show this week.

The 21-year-old dressed up as a futuristic Santa Clause to promote his recently released Christmas-themed single, "Holiday."

He named BTS as his favorite boyband; "Miami" by Nicki Minaj as his favorite song, and Doja Cat as his "dream collaboration."

But when asked who he crushed on as a young boy struggling with his sexuality, Nas X held back before coughing up Usher's name.

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Lil Nas X appeared to confirm longstanding rumors about R&B crooner Usher Raymond. The one-hit wonder revealed his celebrity crush on the "Burning Questions" segment of the virtual Ellen DeGeneres Show this week.

The 21-year-old dressed up as a futuristic Santa Clause to promote his recently released Christmas-themed single, "Holiday."

He named BTS as his favorite boyband; "Miami" by Nicki Minaj as his favorite song, and Doja Cat as his "dream collaboration."

But when asked who he crushed on as a young boy struggling with his sexuality, Nas X held back before coughing up Usher's name.

Social media speculated that this was Nas X's subtle way of outing Usher, 42, who has long battled ghey rumors since he was mentored by Sean "Puffy" Combs, who moved the young singer into his home in the 1990s.
 

 

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Usher Raymond and girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea are expecting their first child together, Us Weekly reports exclusively.

The baby will be Raymond's third child and Goicoechea's first, Us Weekly can exclusively confirm.

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A source very close to the couple tells Us Weekly, "They are thrilled and very excited." The couple were spotted in L.A., outside a production studio, on Monday, August 31, with Goicoechea's baby bump on display.

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Goicoechea is Raymond's youngest girlfriend, as he usually prefers older women.

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The Grammy winner, 41, previously welcomed two sons — Usher Raymond V, 12, and Naviyd, 11 - with his then-wife, Tameka Foster, 49. After they divorced in 2009, the Texas native went on to wed record executive Grace Miguel, 51. They announced their separation in 2018 after Usher was sued by several people who claim he gave them the herpes virus.

Raymond and Goicoechea, 36, were first spotted together as a couple at the Hollywood Bowl in October 2019.

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Social media was buzzing with fake news that singer Usher Raymond broke The Weeknd's nose in a brawl.

The Weeknd stepped out this week wearing stage makeup that simulated a busted nose and a split lip for VMA rehearsals in NYC. The three-time Grammy winner turned heads on his way to rehearse for the annual fan-voted awards show in a face full of bloody makeup and fake bruises.

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The 30-year-old Canadian singer/songwriter dismissed the fight rumors, saying he and Usher never had beef.

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"He's one of the reasons why I make music," the "Starboy" singer told Esquire magazine. "I have nothing bad to say about Usher. The sweetest, most down-to-earth guy ever," he added.

Rumors spread that the two singers had beef after The Weeknd compared his music to Usher's 2012 single "Climax" in a previous cover story with Variety.

"I hit him up to apologize and tell him that it was misconstrued," he told Esquire. "Of course media blows things out of proportion and takes things out of context. Usher is a King and always an inspiration so it was flattering to hear what him and Diplo did on climax."

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Usher has urged men not to be afraid to show their emotions in his powerful new song "I CRY".

"I can't keep it together. I usually don't show my emotions," he sings in the song that he says is inspired by his two sons, Usher Raymond V, 12, and Naviyd Ely Raymond, 11.

The 41-year-old singer shares custody of his sons 50/50 with ex-wife Tameka Foster. He admitted he wants to set an example for his boys that there's no shame in a man crying.

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"This song was inspired by wanting to teach my sons that it is ok for a man to feel emotions deeply and to cry. Like many men, I was raised to believe that we have to be ‘tough’ and not show our vulnerability, which I don’t want to teach them," he wrote in a statement on Twitter.

Usher added that the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers and the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests around the world also motivated him to drop the inspirational tune.

"While I was shut in during the pandemic and watching the death of George Floyd, the ongoing slaughter of Black men and women, the protests and the events that unfolded, I became very connected to the wider universal feeling of hopelessness," he explained.

"Like many, I grew increasingly frustrated by how slow things have been to change. I became very depressed thinking about all (the) sons who have lost their fathers to police brutality, social injustice and violence; the daughters and mothers too. So I returned to this song and realized it was intended for this time, so I finished it and here it is."
 

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Celebrity stylist Tameka Foster emailed Sandrarose.com to correct some misinformation in my post about her sons, titled "Usher recreates magazine photo shoot with his sons for Father's Day."

I incorrectly wrote:

"Usher and [Tameka] Foster have worked together to co-parent their sons. Foster moved from Atlanta to L.A. so their sons would not have to fly coast to coast for visitations with her every month."

Tameka responded, writing:

Good morning Sandra,

It's Tameka. Hey girl hey.... Thank you for posting about my boys. But the post is a bit negative and inaccurate.

Usher and I share the boys 50/50. They are with me half of the time, if not more than half. Primary custody has to do with "tie breaking" decision making re: school, religion, health, extra curricular. We agree on those things and I’m involved in the decisions. Which was never really a debate anyway. I didn’t move to visit my kids. LOL. We moved to be closer to their Dad so HE didn’t have to commute, he was already there. I’m from Cali so it’s great. I pray you’re well and staying safe.

Thanks Sandra.

It was not my intention to post negative or misinformation about Tameka.

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Usher Raymond recreated a magazine photo shoot with his 2 sons Usher Raymond V, 12, and Naviyd Ely Raymond, 11, in a TikTok video for Father's Day.

The 41-year-old R&B crooner was awarded primary custody of the boys after a bitter court battle with ex-wife Tameka Foster in 2012.

Since then, Usher and Foster have worked together to co-parent their sons. Foster moved from Atlanta to L.A. so their sons would not have to fly coast to coast for visitations with her every month.

Usher, Shakira, Coldplay and more are set to perform during a star-studded virtual concert to highlight the impact the coronavirus has made globally.

The concert will livestream on June 27, and will feature performances by Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber, Quavo, Miley Cyrus, Chloe x Halle, and more.