Not only is work life stressful for celebrities, but things can get really messy at home too. In the past, we have seen several cases of nannies taking legal action against their famous employers.
This was the case for Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey, after a nanny complained about their working conditions. It was the same for Sharon Stone, who was sued by her nanny for wanting to reimburse her overtime…
In this case, it was Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez’s longtime housekeeper who filed the lawsuit. In truth, J-Lo and Marc Anthony had a hard time finding a nanny and although their housekeeper stayed for over a decade, the end of their working relationship was not a good one.
We’ll take a closer look at the lawsuit and why Marc Anthony and J-Lo’s former maid demanded $500,000 from the court. We will also reveal the final verdict and how it all turned out.
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony couldn’t hang on to a nanny given the demanding hours
Given their busy schedules, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony needed some extra help with the twins. In fact, they were willing to pay $2,250 a week for the service.
However, according to The National Investigator, things did not start off on the right track. Given the hours involved, the nannies weren’t knocking on their door.
The publication wrote: “Normally people who earn huge sums of money and have many professional and social obligations hire a nanny for each child, especially newborn babies. But it’s as if Jennifer expects a nanny not only to take care of the two twins, but to work 16 hours a day, seven days a week!
It is said that the first nanny involved only lasted a week given the busy schedule. As for nanny two, she was an upgrade, but again the schedule was too busy.
“They hired a second nanny, who was wonderful with the twins, but she couldn’t work such long hours without taking a break,” the source said. “After this nanny resigned, the couple began a desperate search for nanny #3.”
The couple managed to raise their children, however, for Marc Anthony, he would face more problems in the future, this time with his housekeeper.
Marc Anthony was sued by his maid for ‘unpaid wages’
Concetta Graziosi has filed a lawsuit worth $500,000 against Marc Anthony. It happened in 2018. The maid cleaned Marc Anthony and J-Lo’s house starting in 2005 and lasted for over a decade, until 2017.
According to the lawsuit, Graziosi never received overtime for his work, nor did he receive vacation pay.
Page 6 reported: “She said she cleaned up after Anthony, his then-wife Jennifer Lopez and their children, Max and Emme, at their Brookville, NY home from 2005 until the estate was sold in 2017 – and received $2,000 every two weeks, despite working around the clock. She also claimed she had not received paid leave.
“On time [Graziosi] would buy groceries for the household before the start of his “official shift”, without compensation,” the lawsuit added.
Marc Anthony’s team has decided to keep the matter secret and has not commented further. In the end, it seems a verdict was delivered in private, away from the public eye.
A settlement was reached between Marc Anthony and his maid in private, out of court
The matter was eventually settled privately. The terms were not disclosed and remained confidential. Although it is believed that Marc Anthony had to shell out a sum close to $500,000.
It wasn’t the first time the artist had faced a legal battle. In the early 2000s, Marc Anthony was also taken to court for the song, I need to know.
The lawsuit reads: “The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court on April 3 by songwriter Daniel Agren, alleges that Anthony, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony/ATV Tunes and producer Cory Rooney delivered to” misuse of plaintiff’s music, lyrics and copyright. arrangement. ” Agren said he obtained a copyright for a song of the same name in June 1989.”
This time around, Marc Anthony didn’t get into serious trouble, as the lawsuit was dropped altogether after it was proven that there wasn’t enough evidence to prove such claims.