Actress Ashley Judd announced her mother’s death on instagram on Saturday saying that she and her sister Wynona are shattered by the news Naomi Judd the country music star and one half of Grammy award winning duo the judds has died at the age of 76 following a battle with mental illness her daughter actress Ashley Judd announced her mother’s death in a statement on instagram on Saturday.
Saying that she and her sister winona have been left shattered by the news today we sisters experienced a tragedy we lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness.
We are shattered she wrote we are navigating profound grief and know that as we loved her she was loved by her public we are in unknown territory thanks for watching.
Naomi judd who died on saturday at the age of 76 due to the disease of mental illness was open about her battle with depression throughout her decades.
Wynona’s younger half-sister actress Ashley Judd has also talked openly about her struggles in 2006 the double jeopardy star 54 revealed that she spent 47 days in a texas treatment facility for depression and other emotional issues.
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Long career during an interview on good morning america in 2016 the love can build a bridge singer revealed that she had been facing extreme and severe depression which left house bound Judd’s condition worsened after she and daughter Wynona stopped touring as the judge in 2011.
She wanted people to know mental illness is not a character flaw it’s a stinking disease navis started Wynona and Ashley have also been candid about their respective battles with depression and anxiety throughout their own 10 years in Hollywood Wynona 57 told page six last year.
That she attempted suicide at 18 and still goes through bouts of depression Wynona says she fights for grandchildren and to make music.
if you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story call the national suicide prevention lifeline.
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