Usher and Tameka Foster's 5-year-old son Usher Raymond V is in recovery after nearly drowning on Monday.A friend of Usher's ex-wife reportedly told a local blog that “My sources have confirmed that Lil Cinco is doing fine. He’s currently in stable condition at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Scottish Rite and is being held for observation."The scary incident occurred when the child’s arm got stuck in the pool drain when he dove down to retrieve a toy at his home in Atlanta. His aunt and the maid both jumped in to save him, but could not get his hand out.
They recieved help from two contractors working in the house at the time. They removed the little boy from the pool and he was rushed to the hospital.
Usher’s Son Hospitalized After Almost Drowning in Pool
According to the police report, Usher was not present at the time of the accident, but met his son at the hospital. However, his ex-wife is still holding him responsibleEarlier today, TMZ reported that Tameka has filed for temporary custody of their two boys, little Usher and Naviyd, 4. She feels that Usher creates a dangerous environment since he deligates his parental responsibilities to others as he is often on the road.
This isn't the first traumatic parenting experience for the pair. Last summer, Tameka's 11-year-old son from a previous relationship and Usher’s former stepson, Kile Glover, passed away after a jet ski accident on July 21, 2012. He was declared brain dead and suffered heart failure while on life support.
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