True, but the only reason this is "news" is that Usher is involved.
That's exactly my point.
If it were your kid, it wouldn't even be news.
I did a quick lookup beofe starting this thread on Usher, via wiki.
He was married to the mother a brief time, the mother had more than one child by that man. From what I can tell he was not an absent father. In fact, it seems that Mr. Usher is notorious for his infideties during his marriages (but that's another story).
Why should I feel bad for this entertainer because the son of a woman he used to be married to, and was unfaithful to, is near death? I mean any more than I would feel badly for any person who is 3 degrees away from the situation?
My step daughters step dad died a little more than a month ago. We had a good relationship, but his death was no reason to offer me condolences.
My sincere condolences to the boys father and mother, and his siblings.