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Tameka Raymond admits being in denial after son Kile’s death (video)

Tameka Raymond admits being in denial after son Kile's death (video)
(Image source: Instagram – @tamekafoster)

Fashion stylist Tameka Foster Raymond will be releasing her memoir Here I Stand … In a Beautiful State on Sept. 15. In the autobiography Foster opens up about her early years growing up in Oakland, her childhood influences, losing her first love and chasing her fashion dreams. Foster also details nearly dying and eventually coming to terms with the incomprehensible heartbreak of losing her 11-year-old son, Kile.

According to the book’s synopsis, Here I Stand … In a Beautiful State is “about growth and renewal. Perseverance through self-reflection and optimism. And ultimately, it’s about making the conscious effort to remain in a beautiful state”.

Foster, who was previously married to Usher and shares two sons with the R&B superstar, lost her 11-year-old son Kile Glover in July 2012 after a jet ski collided with his inner tube he was floating on during a family outing at Lake Lanier just outside of Atlanta. Two weeks after the accident, Kile died in a local area hospital. Kile was the son of Foster and television executive Ryan Glover.

Foster stopped by the “The Tamron Hall Show” earlier this week to discuss her latest project and explained that her book was essentially about healing. Along with discussing her career and her marriage to Usher, she also talked about the ten-year process of dealing with the loss of Kile.

“I did come to a realization that we all have a certain amount of time on Earth, whatever our time is, we don’t know how much time we have. And I realized that he had fulfilled his contract, he had done what he was supposed to do on earth. And I know it’s hard when people hear me say that because they go, ‘How can you say that? He’s only 11!’ But he had made such an impact and he had such good energy and he was such a good person. I remember we would go see horror movies and Kile would say, ‘I’m not going to watch that!’ Like he didn’t even like that energy in his headspace. So I knew he was amazing …,” Foster told Hall.

Check out the interview below as Raymond discusses finally finding peace.

Tameka Raymond admits being in denial after son Kile's death (video)
(Image source: Instagram – @tamekafoster)


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