August 8th, 2012
12:18 AM ET

Jennifer Lopez accuses driver of blackmail

Entertainer Jennifer Lopez says her former driver resorted to blackmail after the singer didn't use a security team he recommended for a music video shoot.

In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles last week, Lopez, her manager and her production company allege that an attorney representing driver Hakob Manoukian demanded that "unless Manoukian was paid $2.8 million, he would disclose sensitive and personal information that he allegedly heard while driving Lopez."

The lawsuit also accuses the former driver of making "other ominous threats to report Ms. Lopez to the 'authorities' if his demands were not met."

Lopez is seeking a minimum of $20 million in damages.

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  1. drap™

    Junk in the trunk... .! BTW where are her tax records... .? lol... .

    August 8, 2012 at 12:37 am | Report abuse |
  2. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    @drap™
    Oh, I don't believe I had the honor of talking to you drap". OMG ROTFL Funny, very funny.

    August 8, 2012 at 1:34 am | Report abuse |
  3. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    I never heard of a "wheel man" making $20,000,000.

    August 8, 2012 at 1:36 am | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    This is dumb...
    Loose lips sink ships; hasn't she ever learned that?

    August 8, 2012 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
  5. Rascal Rabble

    jin jen apparently didn't see "the help" movie...but really who cares what the driver says...would the world really be surprised...

    August 8, 2012 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
  6. BOMBO ©

    Hmmm... I wonder what he saw...

    Hmmm.........

    August 8, 2012 at 1:56 pm | Report abuse |
  7. BOMBO ©

    Or heard. Hmmm......

    August 8, 2012 at 1:56 pm | Report abuse |