What happened with Paul Crouch Jr's divorce?


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Paul Crouch Jr. divorced from ex-wife Tawny Dryden in 2007. As of July 2015, the exact reason for the divorce is unknown. There are rumors about Paul Crouch Jr. having an affair, but there are no confirmed reports.

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Paul Crouch Jr. is the eldest son of Paul Crouch Sr. and Jan Crouch, founders of Trinity Broadcasting Network. Paul Crouch Jr. played a major role in the formative years of TBN and was associated with the network in various roles over the years until he was terminated in 2011. As of July 2015, Paul Crouch Jr. works at The Word Network as the director of project development.

Paul Crouch Jr. married Tawny Dryden in 1980. Tawny Dryden is daughter of Ron and Lynda Dryden, pastors in Oklahoma City. The couple has three children from the marriage: Carra, Brittany and Brandon.

Carra Crouch, youngest child of Paul Crouch Jr. and Tawny Dryden, filed a lawsuit against her grandparents and TBN in 2011. She claimed that she was raped by an employee of TBN in 2006 when she was 13 years old. She alleged that her grandparents did not act on the incident and tried to bury the whole matter without reporting it.

It is reported that the lawsuit was the main reason behind the termination of Paul Crouch Jr. from TBN. It is also rumored that the rape of their daughter, which took place in 2006, contributed to the divorce of Paul Crouch Jr. and Tawny Dryden in 2007.

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