By starring on Broadway as Billy Flynn in ‘Chicago,’ Usher hopes to broaden his range as a performer, shedding what he calls his “Usher suit.” The singer told The New York Daily News, “Think of the actor who played Urkel [on ‘Family Matters’]. No matter how many times you see that actor, Jaleel White, you are always going to think of Urkel. Well, I think everybody always sees ‘Usher.’ But I am a real person. As an actor, I have to spread my wings in a way that will help build my career. I don’t feel like it’s safe, but if you allow yourself to view and understand it and not think about ‘Usher’ but about the actor, you’ll really see something magical.” The full article at nydailynews.com has since been removed or relocated.
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