Mariah Carey says she was betrayed in a huge way by the former personal assistant she hired ... an assistant Mariah says secretly recorded her doing "embarrassing" things and then threatening to release the vids unless the singer coughed up $8 million ... TMZ has learned.
TMZ has obtained a copy of a lawsuit Mariah just filed against Lianna Azarian. Mariah says she hired Azarian back in March, 20156 as an Executive Assistant. Mariah claims it wasn't long before Azarian went to town with her credit card, buying personal stuff and also claiming to retailers she was buying things for Mariah, trading the singer's good will to get deep discounts.
Carey - Unbeknownst - Azarian
Carey says unbeknownst to her, Azarian was secretly...