Usher Officially Files For Divorce, Tameka’s Lawyer Says She Was A ‘Faithful Wife’

By Miles Bennett  |  06/16/2009

2009-02-19 - Usher and his wife TamekaAs previously reported, Usher and his wife Tameka are done, and the R&B singer made it official on Friday (June 12) by filing papers.

The divorce comes two kids later and less than two years of marriage.

Tameka Foster-Raymond has hired sports and entertainment family lawyer, Randy Kessler, to represent her. He said the 38-year-old Tameka was a "faithful wife and loving mother."

He also told People.com that he and his client will respond to the divorce filing in a "timely manner," adding, "We were hoping this case would be resolved privately, but since Usher filed it publicly we will have to respond."

Kessler added to E!, "She's trying her best to take the high road and not attack him."

He declined to comment on the Usher's conduct during the marriage, though.

Stay tuned for further updates.