The real reason Nancy Grace decided to walk away from her hit HLN show "Swift Justice" was not money or control, the New York Post reports. The real reason is more mundane: She wanted to be closer to her family, according to the story.
CBS Television Distribution wants to film the show in Los Angeles, moving it away from Atlanta, where Grace lives with her husband, David Linch, and twins, Lucy and John David.
"From the very beginning it was a sticking point,” Grace said. “I tried it. We went to shoot the show in LA [this past season] and I would just cry at night. I was so sad being away from them, and Lucy and John David did not take it well at all. I was gone four straight days and, to this day, since I got back, Lucy comes into my bed at night and says, ‘Mommy, please don’t go. Stay with me.’ She never did that before we shot the show in LA.”
"Swift Justice" was the highest-rated new show in syndication, with more than 2 million viewers. It was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy. Judge Jackie Glass will be taking over for Grace.