Usher reportedly finds cure for $20M herpes lawsuit

Usher can return to releasing music after dealing with a legal issue that has lingered since 2017. A lawsuit against the “Confessions” singer was dismissed, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.

In 2017, Laura Helm claimed that Usher exposed her to herpes after the two had unprotected sex. Helm initially sued Usher for $10 million, but she later upped the lawsuit to $20 million after claiming the incident caused emotional harm.

Following her lawsuit, an unidentified man, John Doe, claimed he had unprotected sex with the singer during a visit to a Los Angeles spa. Doe later dropped the suit.

Usher maintained his innocence in both cases.

Earlier this week, Helm filed to dismiss her lawsuit stating that she and Usher “reached an amicable resolution.”

Details of the agreement has not been released to the public.

Usher is rumored to be working on a new project that could be released this fall.


A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on TrapHistory.Com, Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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