Usher’s Stepson Declared Brain Dead

Usher‘s 11-year-old stepson Kile Glover was declared brain dead Sunday night (July 8). The boy, whose mother is Usher’s estranged wife Tameka Foster, was struck by a jet ski Friday while inner tubing on Lake Lanier in Georgia. On Saturday, he was in critical condition at Children’s Healthcare at Egelston Hospital in Atlanta, where he and a 15-year-old female companion, also seriously injured, had been air-lifted, though sources report he experienced no brain activity since being admitted.

TMZ reports that an investigation is underway to determine how the boating accident occurred, but could take months to complete. Authorities remain in contact with the driver of the jet ski and have already ruled out alcohol as a factor in the crash, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Though their marriage ended in 2009, Usher reportedly hired a plane to fly Foster to her son. Both parents are now at his side. They have two children together: four-year-old Usher Raymond V and three-year-old Naviy.

Share your thoughts and prayers for Usher and his family in the comments below.


  • RC Morrison

    In Jesus mighty name there will be activity in his brain!!!!

  • Yolanda

    Lord Jesus, Please uplift Tameka and Usher at this horrible moment in their lives. Please keep your loving arms wrapped around their son Kile. In Jesus Name.

  • Renee Elbel

    So very sorry to hear of the accident,Keep the faith,miracles do happen!!!!

  • Kandyce

    My prayers are with Usher and his family …stay strong .

  • Deidre Sanford

    I am so sorry about your stepson…….My prayers are with you and your family……..

  • Bev hyatt

    My thoughts and prayers are with Kile and all of you.

  • Roz

    My prayers and thoughts are with tameka, you and the whole family. May God give you strength to seal with the outcome of this awful tragedy.

  • Roz

    Sorry I meant DEAL with the outcome of this tragedy.