Naomi Judd Died of a Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Ashley Judd Says
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Naomi Judd Died of a
Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, , Ashley Judd Says.
The death of the country music icon was announced on April 30.
Her daughter, Ashley Judd, revealed the cause of her death during an interview with Diane Sawyer.
The interview aired on
'Good Morning America' on May 12.
She used a weapon. A firearm. So that's the piece of information we are very uncomfortable sharing, Ashley Judd, via CNN.
Ashley and sister Wynonna initially revealed
that their mother had died due to
"the disease of mental illness." .
Ashley emphasized her family's ongoing commitment to mental health issues.
[It is] important to make the distinction between the loved one and the disease, Ashley Judd, via CNN.
She also spoke about the devastating effects of losing her mother.
I have both grief and trauma from discovering her, Ashley Judd, via CNN.
Naomi Judd died just before she and daughter Wynonna were to be honored by the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Ashley lamented that the elder Judd
"couldn't hang on" to allow for that recognition. .
That is the level of catastrophe of what was going on inside of her, Ashley Judd, via CNN.
Because the barrier between the regard in which they held her couldn't penetrate into her heart and the lie the disease told her was so convincing, Ashley Judd, via CNN.
A televised memorial for Naomi Judd is scheduled to air May 15 on the CMT network