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Usher cleans his own restaurant cutlery

Usher insists on cleaning his own silverware with boiling hot water whenever he dines out.

The Yeah! singer admits he only trusts new cutlery and while his restaurant ritual may seem odd, he is adamant he's not a germ freak.


He tells People magazine, "It's my pet peeve when I go to a restaurant and the silverware isn't new. So I always ask for a tall glass of boiling hot water, put the knife and fork in it and clean them off. But I'm not a germaphobe!"