Usher‘s squabble with Chris Brown isn’t going to affect his performance later tonight in Las Vegas — because the guy’s taking the stage regardless … TMZ has learned.
Sources with direct knowledge tell us Usher — who’s currently scheduled as the headliner for Saturday’s “Lover & Friends” music festival — will take the stage as planned … meaning, the show will, in fact, go on despite what happened earlier this morning with CB and co.
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We’re told that Usher was, indeed, injured during the brouhaha at the skating rink … and that his nose and face are kinda jacked up right now. And yet — our sources assure us he’s going to power through and put on a good show. He may, however, be covering up a bit.
In other words … be on the lookout for him wearing sunglasses of some sort tonight, and perhaps rocking some fresh battle scars that might pop out through any stage makeup.
As for Chris — who was also in the lineup as one of the big acts slated to perform — we’re told it’s unclear if he’ll do his set tonight. Chris hasn’t said anything publicly as of Saturday.
There’s more … TMZ can confirm reporting by B. Scott, who said the drama appears to have stemmed from Chris’ scrapped AMAs performance last year — when he was set to do an MJ tribute, only to claim he got the rug pulled out from under him last minute.
Our sources say that is, indeed, true — and the reason he went after Teyana here is because we’re told she was actually involved in the planning of that performance … but something went awry before the day of. This makes sense, as it’s been widely reported of late that TT has stepped into the role of a creative director lately for a number of artists/their shows.
Anyway, Chris clearly felt some type of way, and was confronting her — which only escalated when she snubbed him. Not just that, but we’re told Chris actually demanded Usher make her leave … in addition to asking her to get out himself, seeing how it was his bday party.
We’re told Usher refused, and the rest is history … some of which you can see on video.
Time will tell, we suppose, if Chris will come out himself, or if he’ll address this further. BTW, it looks like Teyana — who was once a fierce CB defender — has unfollowed him on IG.
We’ll also keep our eyes peeled for anything Usher might have to say later today. Something tells us he just may talk about it.