Judy Crowell allegedly left QVC in 2003 due to her six-year marriage to Paul Deasy, a QVC colleague. They accepted hosting gigs at HSN, the Home Shopping Network, and relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida, to broadcast from their studios.
Judy Crowell was previously married to her ex-colleague Jeffrey Hewson. In April 1992, the two QCV hosts married, and three months later, Hewson filed for divorce and departed QCV. Hewson requested for a divorce right before Judy Crowell went on the air, according to Kathy Levine’s biography “It’s Better to Laugh…” Crowell called Kathy for advice, and she was told not to cry and to continue hosting the show as professionally as possible. Hewson afterwards sold his story to the National Enquirer, stating that he left QCV due to his envious ex-wife Judy Crowell. Crowell, he alleged, began spreading ugly allegations that he was gay and had a significant drinking problem soon after the divorce. Judy Crowell has remained silent about her ex-allegations. husband’s Finally, Judy Crowell and Paul Deasy announced their departures from HSN. Crowell left in April 2008, while Deasy left in December 2007. As of 2015, the duo is employed by ShopNBC, a different home shopping network.
Judy Crowell was born in Tokyo, Japan, on April 1. Crowell grew up in four different nations and 12 different states as the daughter of an army father. She graduated from an international high school in Belgium after attending high schools in Virginia and Germany. Florida State University awarded her a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. Judy worked in electronic journalism before transitioning to televised shopping.