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Usher Takes Break From Herpes Scandal To Have Coffee With Pal Jermaine Dupri

Usher With Pal Jermaine Dupri Amid Herpes Scandal
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Aug. 12 2017, Updated 5:24 p.m. ET

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Usher With Pal Jermaine Dupri Amid Herpes Scandal
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Embattled Usher hit a coffee house in West Hollywood with his friend and longtime musical collaborator Jermaine Dupri on Friday. Usher appeared relaxed as he gave a peace sign to onlookers despite a herpes scandal that has tarnished his fame. Scroll through Radar's gallery for more.

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Usher With Pal Jermaine Dupri Amid Herpes Scandal
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Usher is facing serious STD charges, but he wasn't hiding on Friday as he visited Alfred Coffee. The singer's rapper and music producer friend Dupri gave him some moral support.

Usher With Pal Jermaine Dupri Amid Herpes Scandal
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Dupri, 44, is currently producing Usher's new music and on August 11, the two chatted as they picked up coffee during a studio break.

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Usher With Pal Jermaine Dupri Amid Herpes Scandal
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Earlier this week, Usher, 38, was sued by a group of individuals for allegedly exposing multiple people to herpes without disclosing he had the virus. https://radaronline.com/celebrity-news/usher-settles-herpes-virus-lawsuit/

Usher With Pal Jermaine Dupri Amid Herpes Scandal
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As Radar has reported, one of Usher's victims was allegedly a man. According to attorney Lisa Bloom, Usher allegedly had steamy sex with a guy after his STD diagnosis.

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Some of the victims were also identified as being the wives of best friends of Usher's.

Usher With Pal Jermaine Dupri Amid Herpes Scandal
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A source close to the situation told Radar that a woman known as Jane Doe #1 -- who was paid $1.1 million in a settlement by Usher after allegedly being hospitalized with his sexually transmitted disease -- was close to the singer's first wife, Tameka Foster.

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Usher With Pal Jermaine Dupri Amid Herpes Scandal
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Usher With Pal Jermaine Dupri Amid Herpes Scandal
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Usher, who donned a hat for part of his coffee outing with loyal friend Dupri, looked like he was holding up fine, despite embarrassing court revelations about Usher's herpes. As Radar revealed, one of Usher's alleged victims claimed the singer caused her to have "birthing complications," due to allegedly being infected by the "OMG" singer.

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