Many are sending prayers and uplifting messages to Usher and his family at this hour. His 11-year-old stepson has been declared brain dead after being struck by a jet ski Saturday. He is the son of Usher’s estranged wife Tameka Foster.

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Friends and other celebrities have offered their condolences.

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