3. “I’ve been unhappy for eight years.” Usher’s mom’s response to Oprah saying, “We are only as happy as our unhappiest child.” Again … girl, what?! Can we be just a little bit more dramatic here, please? So like your entire life, your whole being and essence has had this gray cloud over it because you don’t like your little boy’s girlfriend?! Again—too much! She’s going through some pretty great lengths to make all this about her. Lord, let there never be a day that I am unable to enjoy my life because one of my kids does something that I don’t approve of.