On QVC, Shawn Killinger Can Help You Sell Yourself

Killinger is from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, but spent much of her childhood in Mexico City, where her father, who worked for Ford Motors, moved the family when she was 11. She was bullied again in the United States when she arrived at Grosse Pointe South High School (Izod’s preppy town) looking “like a combo platter of Debbie Gibson, big bangs, hairspray, hairdryer to keep them up, shine of frosty white lips.”

In 1995, he graduated from Penn State with a degree in marketing and later worked in television, including on-air local news in Albany, New York, and OrlandoFlorida In 2006, Martha Stewart He fired her from “The Apprentice.”

She is a self-proclaimed homebody and enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Joe Carretta, and her 6-year-old adopted daughter, Jagger. She also takes care of her mother, “who is 84 years old, lives with me, is not very good and requires a lot of care, and trying to be a mother to a 6-year-old child, who by the way, I am 51, so I started a little late.” there”.

Search Killinger’s name online and the first results will be articles about an on-air hussy. debate He had in 2017 with his frequent co-host, fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, about whether the moon is a star or a planet. (It’s neither of the two.)

I called Mizrahi and he agreed that anyone who wants to learn to be more authoritative, or appear so, should watch what Killinger does in a sweater.

“The confidence he exudes is more of a bravado, a false confidence,” he said. “Whereas when she puts on a jacket or a little sweater, she looks amazing in it because she’s so committed to how well it fits that she actually looks great.”