R Kelly, Tyrese and Now Usher: 2009’s Shocking R&B Divorces

More often than not R&B men and women sing about love, romance, relationships and passion. In the last six months however, several leading singers have called it quits in their own relationships, leading us to think of the phrase “where is the love ?” In 2009 alone, artists including R. Kelly, Tyrese, Amy Winehouse, Kelis, and recently Usher filed for divorce. Even multiple award-winning actor Mel Gibson has found himself in court after an over 20 year marriage. Ironically each artist, prior to filing, continued to run ‘business as usual’ as if life was golden — at least for the cameras. Tyrese, known both as a recording artist and sought after actor, kept his divorce quiet for months before radaronline.com caught up with the proceedings while news of Usher’s divorce leaked before a single piece of paper was filed in Fulton County, Georgia. It is clear that divorce is never a good thing, especially when children are involved, but a few of these artists are receiving attention that may or may not effect the release of forthcoming projects including Usher’s anticipated “Monster” album; R. Kelly’s “Untitled” album, and Amy Winehouse’s long-awaited follow up to “Back To Black”. Most important though, will the rocky relationships and drama behind the scenes filter into the songs and feel of their albums ? Unsubstantiated rumors of Usher sharing intimate details from his marriage to soon-to-be ex wife Tameka Foster Raymond on his album have begun to circulate. While there may be no truth to such rumors, some believe the singer has two songs that may stir up some controversy. Share your thoughts below and Click Here to review the gallery of 2009s most shocking divorces in R&B, Pop and Hollywood.


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