Usher's wife Tameka Foster-Raymond is suffering from plastic-surgery complications in Brazil, and the singer cancelled a Saturday night appearance to travel to her side, according to the New York Daily News.
The R&B singer had been scheduled to perform at the pre-Grammy party hosted by record mogul Clive Davis. Davis announced at the party that Usher's absence was due to a "serious illness in the family."
Usher's publicist released the following statement: “Tameka Raymond is in stable condition after suffering complications from routine surgery in Brazil. Her husband Usher is with her at the hospital. No further details will be released, and the family requests privacy at this difficult time.”
Foster-Raymond gave birth to Usher's second child in December. In January, she denied rumors that she would replace Deshawn Snow on Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."
Davis' event was the same high-profile industry party that was attended by Rihanna and Chris Brown, shortly before an alleged incident that led to Brown's arrest on suspicion of making criminal threats to Rihanna.
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