Mariah Carey Sues Former Executive Assistant
17 January 2019 Entertainment
Mariah Carey sued her former assistant for breaking a nondisclosure agreement, negligence and theft, according to court documents.
The American Singer is seeking at least $3 million in damages from Lianna Azarian and a restraining order to keep her former assistant from further breaking the nondisclosure agreement, according to papers filed in New York State Supreme Court.
Azarian worked for Carey from March 2015 through November 2017 as an executive assistant, court documents showed.
Lawyers for Carey did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Azarian did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
According to TMZ, Azarian had secretly recorded Carey and threatened to release “embarrassing” videos unless the pop star paid up to $8 million. Reuters was not immediately able to confirm those details.