Usher & Wife Split Amidst Herpes Allegations

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Last year say Usher involved in a huge scandal that continues to make him the topic of some pretty controversial conversations. This week, news surfaced that he and his wife have split amidst the ongoing herpes allegations, according to US Weekly.

The singer and his wife Grace Miguel have decided to separate, after two years of marriage and nearly 10 years together.

“After much thought and consideration we have mutually decided to separate as a couple,” Usher, 36, and Miguel, 48, said in a joint statement to Us. “We remain deeply connected, loving friends who will continue supporting each other through the next phases of our lives. The enormous amount of love and respect that we have for each other will only increase as we move forward.”

In addition, the publication reports a source informed them that the couple have been separated for a few months now.

Usher and Miguel started dating in 2009 after the singer split from his then-wife, Tameka Foster, with whom he had two children with — 10-year-old son Usher Raymond V and 9-year old Naviyd Ely. In 2015, he proposed to Miguel and later that year the two eloped and honeymooned in Cuba.