R&B superstar Usher walked out on his stylist wife Tameka Foster after falling for a record executive 12 years his senior, according to a U.S. tabloid report.
The Yeah! hitmaker, 30, filed divorce papers in his native Atlanta, Georgia last Friday (12Jun09), revealing he had been living apart from his wife of almost two years since last July (08).
The documents stated there was "no reasonable hope of reconciliation" - and now the National Enquirer claims Usher finally decided to call it quits on his marriage after finding love with 42-year-old Def Jam Records executive Grace Miguel.
A source tells the tabloid, "There were rumours all year that Usher was going to file for divorce. But it was only when he fell for Grace that he took action.
"Usher couldn't resist her - and they've been seeing each other regularly on the West Coast."
The singer is also alleged to have rebuffed Foster's attempts at a reconciliation because he is so taken by Miguel.
The insider adds, "Tameka made a last-ditch attempt to save the marriage. But the relationship has been over since Usher met Grace."
Usher is seeking joint custody of his two sons with 38-year-old Foster, Usher Raymond V, 18 months, and Naviyd, six months.