Usher’s divorce has not been finalized, contrary to reports issued earlier this week. According to an Atlanta court official, no signatures or updates to the singer’s ongoing divorce proceedings have been made.
“The case is in the process of going through pre-trial motions,” Fulton County (Georgia) court official Don Plummer tells the Atlanta Journal Constitution. “The case is somewhere between filing for divorce and the final decree by the judge.”
Earlier this week entertainment source TMZ claimed the divorce has been finalized in Los Angeles however, as reported in June, Usher’s divorce papers were originally filed in Fulton County, Georgia.
Backing up the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s report, a rep for Tameka Foster-Raymond, Usher’s estranged wife, says the story reported earlier this week is false and is nothing more than an attempt to promote Usher’s album.
“The divorce is definitely not finalized yet; this is just another publicity stunt to promote his new album. We have seen it all before,” the rep told Radar Online.
Meanwhile Usher’s new single, ironically titled “Papers,” is moving up the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart.
Usher’s forthcoming album, “Raymond vs. Raymond,” is due in stores by year’s end.