Usher pays woman $1.1M for giving her herpes
Grammy Award-winning singer Usher reportedly paid a woman he had sexual relations with $1.1 million in 2012 to settle a lawsuit after she had claimed the performer gave her herpes.
The “Yeah” singer reportedly contracted herpes between 2009 and 2010, around the time he began filing for divorce from his first wife, Tameka Foster, according to People, which cited court documents.
The woman, who was reportedly a celebrity stylist, accused the performer of “consciously and purposefully” not notifying her of his infection and continuing “to have unprotected sex” with her regardless. The complaint was filed at a Los Angeles court. Read more