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Wednesday August 8, 2012

Jennifer Lopez Files $20 Million Countersuit Against Former Driver for Extortion

Jennifer Lopez Files $20 Million Countersuit Against Former Driver for Extortion

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Jennifer Lopez has filed a $20 million counter suit against her former driver Hakob Manoukian.

In April, Hakob sued J Lo’s manager, Benny Medina for wrongful termination and breach of contract.  Lopez’ counter suit contends that she was extorted for $2.8 million and defamed by Hakob who threatened to reveal ‘highly embarrassing’ information about the singer according to TMZ.

Allegedly the driver was threatening to reveal conversations he overheard while driving J Lo and her family, he alleges that information would have resulted in the Puerto-Rican singer being ‘criminally prosecuted.’

Lopez’ wants the confidentiality agreement Hakob signed enforced and money for the damage done to her through Hakob threats.