Jennifer Lopez files case against driver for extortion

Updated: Aug 08, 2012, 16:04 PM IST

Los Angeles: Singer Jennifer Lopez is suing her former driver Hakob Manoukian on charges of extortion.

The 43-year-old says the driver demanded $2.8 million from her and threatened to disclose her secrets if she did not pay up, reports a website.

She is suing for damages in excess of $20 million.

Hakob had initially complained that he was forced to resign his job after being publicly insulted by her manager Benny Medina.