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A woman who is suing Usher for failing to tell her he had herpes before they allegedly had sex had earlier proclaimed on social media that she needed money.

Quantasia Sharpton, a 21-year-old mother of three, spoke out about the new lawsuit against the singer at a press conference in New York on Monday.

Exactly one week before, Sharpton – who also goes by Angel Valentino on social media – had taken to Facebook to declare: ‘I need some money’, TMZ reports.

Just hours before the press conference, which was coordinated by celebrity lawyer Lisa Bloom, the alleged victim wrote: ‘Enjoying my last couple of hours as a regular girl.’

Sharpton is one of three alleged victims – two women and a man – suing Usher but she is the only one identified by name in the lawsuit.

The lawsuit, obtained by DailyMail.com, claims Usher had vaginal sex with at least one of the two women and he had ‘unprotected sex’ with the man.

The three plaintiffs claim they had unprotected sex, or oral sex, with Usher because he is a ‘revered celebrity in their eyes who they believed could be loved and trusted’.

Exactly one week before, Sharpton - who also goes by Angel Valentino on social media - had taken to Facebook to declare: 'I need some money'

Exactly one week before, Sharpton – who also goes by Angel Valentino on social media – had taken to Facebook to declare: ‘I need some money’

Just hours before the press conference, which was coordinated by celebrity lawyer Lisa Bloom, the alleged victim wrote: 'Enjoying my last couple of hours as a regular girl.'

Just hours before the press conference, which was coordinated by celebrity lawyer Lisa Bloom, the alleged victim wrote: ‘Enjoying my last couple of hours as a regular girl.’

Quantasia Sharpton, a 21-year-old mother of three, spoke out about the lawsuit against Usher at a press conference in New York on Monday

Quantasia Sharpton, a 21-year-old mother of three, spoke out about the lawsuit against Usher at a press conference in New York on Monday

They all allege that Usher failed to inform them he had herpes, an incurable sexually-transmitted disease, before engaging in the alleged sexual encounters.

The lawsuit makes note of recent news reports that Usher admitted in court documents in 2012 to having the disease and that he settled a $20million herpes lawsuit several years ago with a woman.

They claim Usher has never publicly denied having herpes, or made an effort to contact them to confirm or deny the reports, the lawsuit states.

The lawsuit states the alleged victims have suffered severe emotional distress, birthing complications, stress, depression and anxiety about contracting or being exposed to herpes.

Court filings claim that in the event that Usher doesn’t have herpes, his conduct has still caused ‘severe emotional distress’ since he has allowed them to worry that he has exposed them to the virus.

Sharpton (right) spoke at a press conference in New York City on Monday about the lawsuit, along with her attorney Lisa Bloom (left)

Sharpton (right) spoke at a press conference in New York City on Monday about the lawsuit, along with her attorney Lisa Bloom (left)

The lawsuit was filed by celebrity lawyer Lisa Bloom in California on Monday. Bloom had Sharpton speak about the nerve-wracking moment she learned about Usher’s alleged diagnosis –  three years after sleeping with the singer.

Quantasia said she had always loved Usher’s ‘artistry and music,’ so her friends took her to a concert of his to celebrate her 19th birthday a few years ago.

She says she was selected from the crowd to go backstage before the show and meet Usher – real name Usher Raymond – because of the birthday crown she was wearing.

Later, she says a security guard came up to her and asked for her number because Usher was ‘interested in her’.

After the show, she says she got a call from a blocked number and it was Usher, asking her what hotel she was staying in and the room number. About an hour later, Sharpton says Usher arrived at her hotel and they had ‘sexual contact’. But after he left, she ‘never heard from him again’.

Sharpton said she was shocked last month to learn that Usher possibly has herpes.

When Sharpton read about that case, she contacted Lisa Bloom to see what her legal options were, even though she tested negative for the virus when she had a child last year.

While Sharpton doesn’t have the disease, at least one of the three clients that Bloom is representing say they caught the disease, and blame Usher for it.

One of her clients is a man who said he had oral sex with the star with no warning about his STD.

Sharpton says if she had known that Usher had herpes, she ‘would have never consented’ to sex with him.

She said she ‘would not have taken the risk’ because her ‘health is very’ important to her, especially since becoming a mother.

‘I feel like my rights were violated,’ Sharpton said.

She said she decided to join the lawsuit against Usher so he ‘does not do this to anyone else’.

‘You need to warn your sex partners… so they can make their own decisions,’ she said.

After Sharpton recounted her side of the story, Bloom took to the podium to explain that the new lawsuit wasn’t about herpes. She says herpes is a medical condition and nothing to be ashamed about.

However, as a highly-contagious disease that can cause high-risk pregnancies, miscarriages, and expensive treatment – Bloom says that Usher should have told his sexual partners about his diagnosis.

She says he violated his sex partners’ rights  ‘by failing to warn them prior to having sexual contact’.

‘At least one of my clients has tested positive – and alleges that it was Mr Raymond who transmitted it,’ she said.

She says her clients have been ‘anxious and upset; after learning Usher possibly has the disease, and yet he has not ‘reached out to any of them directly or indirectly’ to either confirm his diagnosis or assuage their fears by saying he doesn’t have the disease.

They can’t call him either because he always called them from a blocked number, she says.

Their ‘trust and faith has been shattered,’ she said.

‘No one in America – even a popular celebrity – is above the law,’ Bloom said, adding that ordinary people like her clients have the ‘legal right to be respected’.

Bloom says that her clients are not asking for a specific amount, and they will be fine with whatever a jury decides to award, if they win the case.

It’s ‘really not about money,’ she said.

The Love in This Club singer celebrates his two-year wedding anniversary to wife Grace Miguel in September.

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