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Report: Mariah Carey Reaches Settlement with Former Nanny


Denise Truscello/WireImageMariah Carey has reportedly reached a settlement with a former nanny who claimed she was overworked and underpaid.

Simonette DaCosta sued Mariah back in January, alleging that she was on call 24 hours a day as the singer’s live-in nanny and often worked 100-hour weeks without overtime. According to the lawsuit, Simonette was paid between $6,000 and $7,200 per month.

Simonette claims she was fired last year after Mariah decided her twins, Monroe and Moroccan, had grown too attached to the nanny.

Last month, entertainment blog TheJasmineBrand reported Mariah and her ex-husband, Nick Cannon, filed papers in Manhattan Federal Court denying any wrongdoing in the case. They claimed any unpaid overtime was due to Simonette not properly notifying her “supervisors” of the extra hours.

TheJasmineBrand reports terms of the settlement were not disclosed, but a new court filing announced the agreement and the case’s closing. The settlement comes a month after Mariah settled another lawsuit from a former staffer claiming the singer owed her overtime payments.  The terms of that deal also were not disclosed.

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