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Monday, September 17, 2012

Usher sexes up to his own soundtrack

Among the many revelations in Usher's big sit-down on last night's episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter" — which exhumed the salacious details of his failed two-year marriage to Tameka Foster and their three-year-long divorce/ custody battle — the most disturbing may have been the Atlanta R&B king's admission that he likes to make babies to his own baby-making music.

In fact, the conversation almost got a little PG-13ish between he and the queen of couch convo as he outlined his attack (around the 30-minute mark):

Usher: Some guys don't really take their time; they don't even care to put music on. And I like to set the mood, you know, before I actually go there — since we're having this conversation.

Of course, Oprah's all like, "Let's have it!"

Usher: It starts with a little bit of Teddy P.

Oprah: "Turn off the lights, light a candle."

They're both wearing black, by the way.

Usher: Yeah, baby

Oprah: Come on

But pronounced in her faux Southern accent it really sounded more like, "come own"

Usher: Get a lil bit of Marvin Gaye, and then your more modern Usher and you know.

Yeah, we know.

Their conversation took place inside Usher's home, which Oprah toured after he gave her a pair of "fun socks" at the door to abide by his no-shoes rule. But it quickly got serious when she started off the interview by asking about the contentious court battle that led to him recently being awarded full custody of the two sons he shares with Foster. Other big zingers included his admission that he had doubts about the relationship even before the marriage, his anger over his momager's refusal to attend (or offer her blessing to) their wedding, his denial that he "relieved" his mother of her managerial duties because she failed to support his relationship.

He also talked about being hurt by the lack of support from his fans and alluded to the insecurities it caused in Foster.

View the entire interview above.

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