Ashley Judd found her mother, Naomi Judd, alive after she shot herself, according to a court filing from the family as part of an effort to stop documents from being released about Naomi’s death.
Judd’s husband, Larry Strickland, and her daughters Ashley and Wynonna Judd filed a petition on Friday in Williamson County Chancery Court in Tennessee. The family argued that records from Judd’s death investigation would cause “significant trauma and irreparable harm” if they are released, according to The Tennessean.
The family asked for all video and audio evidence as well as personal medical information and police reports to be kept private.
Naomi Judd, the legendary country music singer, died of a self-inflicted firearm wound, the musician’s family revealed.
The matriarch of the Judd family battled with depression and mental illness, as her daughter Ashley noted in an interview with Diane Sawyer on “Good Morning America” that it is “important to make the distinction between the loved one and the disease.”
Country Music star Naomi Judd has died at the age of 76.
On Saturday, The Associated Press reported that her daughters, actress Ashley Judd and singer Wynona Judd, released this statement on their mother’s death
FRANKLIN, Tennessee – Hollywood actress Ashley Judd was in Franklin Monday to stump for Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, one day before Tennessee participates in Super Tuesday.
Judd met with other Warren supporters at a home in Franklin. Afterwards, they broke up into different groups and went door-to-door to other people’s homes to encourage them to support Warren on Tuesday.
Ashley Judd has tweeted her endorsement of Karl Dean for Tennessee governor. The Tennessean reported the story Friday. Did you know that 54% of voters are women? We absolutely have the power to influence an election! I am so proud to endorse my friend, former Nashville Mayor @KarlFDean, in race…