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È stata una strada lunga e difficile per Wynonna Judd dopo la morte della sua amata madre, Naomi Judd. Il 30 aprile, la sorella di Wynonna, l’attore Ashley Judd, ha condiviso la straziante notizia della morte di Naomi e non c’è dubbio che ha scosso l’industria della musica country fino al midollo. “Oggi noi sorelle abbiamo vissuto una tragedia. Abbiamo perso la nostra bella madre a causa della malattia mentale”, ha detto ha scritto per conto della famiglia. Non molto tempo dopo, Ashley ha condiviso ulteriori dettagli sulla morte di sua madre e ha confermato che Naomi si è suicidata. Naomi era stata aperta riguardo alle sue lotte con la salute mentale nel corso degli anni, ma tutto sembrava arrivare al culmine prima della sua morte.
Now, she's speaking out about her mother's final days.
Wynonna Judd gets candid on Naomi Judd's final dark days
Wynonna Judd is opening up about her mother Naomi Judd's her final days, and it's just enough to break your heart. There's no doubt that Wynonna and Naomi have been close over the years, both in their personal and professional lives, making Naomi's death incredibly hard on her daughter. The singer spoke exclusively with People about her mother's mindset in the days leading up to her death. "It was incredibly painful for [my mom] because her favorite place to be was on the road and to be with me and [my sister] Ashley," Wynonna told the outlet, noting that she was on tour with her husband, Cactus Moser, at the time. "She was by herself a lot. And so we were disconnected. One of my regrets is that I was so busy. She often talked about how lonesome it is in that house without us."
Wynonna also talked about how it's tough for her to "wrap" her head around the manner in which her mother died, calling mental illness "baffling and cunning." She also shared how determined her mother was in every aspect of her life, and she was the same in her death. "With the same determination she had to live, she was determined to die," Wynonna shared. How sad.
Wynonna is currently honoring her mother through music, touring around the United States this fall as she and her mother had planned to do.
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