Usher in Court for Emergency Custody Hearing

Singer heads to court following frightening ordeal where his son nearly drowned in a pool.
2:26 | 08/09/13

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We're going to begin with grammy-winner usher in court, for an emergency custody hearing just days after his son almost drowned in the family pool. Steve osunsami has the latest. Reporter: Good morning, josh. Tameka raymond always complained that the reason this court awarded her ex-husband custody for their two children is because of his celebrity. Today, she comes here with a little more ammunition. Calling him her favorite 5-year-old, tameka raymond, is sharing this new photo of her son, usher raymond v, hospitalized this morning, after nearly drowning in her ex-husband's pool. In family court, expect her to talk about the accident. She's asking for primary custody of her two boys with r&b star, usher raymond. And also say that the boys stay with her, when the singer is away traveling the world. Stacy phillips is a divorce attorney not involved in the case. Accidents happen. And it seems as if everybody involved in taking care of the children that day did everything they could to protect the child and rescue the child. So, if mom was looking for a good example, this would not be it. What's the address of your emergency? I need the ambulance. Reporter: Usher raymond v and his 4-year-old brother were being watched by the singer's aunt, when the 5-year-old got his hand caught in a pool drain and the aunt made this desperate call monday. My nephew was in the pool. And he -- he went in. And I wouldn't get him. I couldn't -- I couldn't get him. Reporter: Tameka raymond has long addressed that her ex-husband is always away, leaving the children with caretakers. But this morning, usher's people tell us he was at home in atlanta this week, recording in a studio only a mile and a half away. And rushed to his son's side. The near drowning has caught the attention of washington. This morning, the consumer products safety commission, encouraging residential pool and spa owners to install inexpensive safety covers on all open swimming pool drains. After the accident, tameka raymond tweeting that her son is resting comfortably and watching a spongebob squarepants marathon. Continue to hope for the best for usher's son. Yes, absolutely. Also coming up on the "gma heat index," christie brinkley's

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