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Naomi Judd Passed Away At The Age Of 76 Due To Mental Illness

Naomi Judd recently passed away at the age of 76. Judd died as a result of mental illness, according to his daughters Wynonna and Ashley, who revealed the news on Instagram. The following is taken from the joint statement:

“Today was a tragic day for our sisters.” We had to say goodbye to our lovely mother due to the affliction of mental illness. We’ve been devastated. We are coping with great sadness and know that, as much as we loved her, the rest of the world does as well. We’re in uncharted area.”

 

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Naomi Judd’s cause of death

According to her children, Judd died as a result of a mental disease battle. She has also expressed her sadness in public during her career. The actress revealed on Good Morning America in 2016 that she was suffering from acute depression, which had forced her to stay at home. After she and Wynonna stopped traveling in 2011, her health began to decline. To Robin Roberts, Judd said,

“[Fans] envision me with rhinestones, you know, with glitter in my hair, and that is really who I am.” But then I’d return home and refuse to leave the house for three weeks, refuse to change out of my pajamas, and refuse to exercise proper hygiene. It was a disaster.”

She continued, saying:

“When I got off the tour, I fell into this deep, dark, terrible pit and couldn’t get out.” “I sat on my sofa for two years.”

The singer admitted to contemplating suicide on a bridge near her home. In 2016, Naomi wrote River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope, in which she stated that she went public with her condition and was treated with medications and electroshock treatment.

Everything you need to know about Naomi Judd

Diana Ellen Judd was born on January 11, 1946, and she founded the country music group The Judds with her daughter Wynonna in 1983. They are set to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2021. Naomi sold more than 20 million CDs and DVDs in the seven years before The Judds dissolved due to her hepatitis C diagnosis. To increase awareness of hepatitis C, she established the Naomi Judd Education and Research Fund in 1991.

She won the Golden Plate Award from the American Academy of Achievement in 1993 and played as Lily Waite in the romantic drama film A Holiday Romance in 1999. Judd was the author of several books and, in 2005, she began a new chat show on the Hallmark Channel called Naomi’s New Morning. She was a judge and instructor on the reality show Can You Duet? in 2008. She went on to star in the television movies The Killing Game and An Evergreen Christmas, both released in 2011. Naomi and her husband starred in the first season of the reality cooking show My Kitchen Rules in 2017.

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