Naomi Judd passed away on Saturday, April 30 at the age of 76. The country music icon, who came from humble beginnings in Kentucky, rose to fame in the 80s as part of the mother/daughter duo The Judds alongside her first-born child Wynonna Judd. Wynonna and Naomi’s other daughter Ashley Judd released a statement about the heartbreaking news.
“Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness,” the statement read. “We are shattered. We are navigating profound grief and know that as we loved her, she was loved by her public. We are in unknown territory.”
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