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Naomi Judd died of self-inflicted firearm wound, Ashley Judd reveals
CNN ^ | May 12th, 2022 | Lisa Respers France

Posted on 05/12/2022 7:35:38 AM PDT by shadowlands1960

(CNN)Ashley Judd and her family wanted the world to hear from them how Naomi Judd died. The younger Judd appeared in an interview with Diane Sawyer, which aired on Thursday on "Good Morning America." She said her family had agreed that she share the cause of death of her mother. "She used a weapon," Ashley Judd said. "A firearm. So that's the piece of information we are very uncomfortable sharing."

She and her sister Wynonna Judd announced on April 30 that they had lost their mother "to the disease of mental illness." She was 76.

Ashley Judd said she and her family wanted to shed light on mental illness, explaining that it is "important to make the distinction between the loved one and the disease."

Judd said the family reluctantly shared the cause of death before it became public in some other way. She also revealed that she was the one who discovered her mother, who had been outspoken about her battle with depression, after it happened.

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TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Music/Entertainment; Society
KEYWORDS: 3; dementia; despair; didyousearch; reallysad
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RIP

1 posted on 05/12/2022 7:35:38 AM PDT by shadowlands1960
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To: shadowlands1960

What did she know about Hillary Clinton?


2 posted on 05/12/2022 7:38:36 AM PDT by struggle
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To: shadowlands1960

The last thing I would want the world to know is if my loved one committed suicide. It’s not as though mental illness is something we haven’t heard of before.


3 posted on 05/12/2022 7:39:21 AM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: struggle

76 years of fighting depression and depression won. Does this make her a coward? She at least gave herself a chance for the longest time.


4 posted on 05/12/2022 7:40:16 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: shadowlands1960

Money doesn’t buy happiness.


5 posted on 05/12/2022 7:41:07 AM PDT by bray (The Vax is fake and deadly)
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To: shadowlands1960

I read its uncommon for women to shoot themselves when committing suicide. It’s more a guy thing. Women tend toward pills more often.


6 posted on 05/12/2022 7:42:58 AM PDT by xp38
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My Stepson had two family members that committed suicide. A brother and an aunt. The family is still trying to cope, it was devastating.


7 posted on 05/12/2022 7:43:30 AM PDT by Huskrrrr (Alinsky, you magnificent Bastard, I read your book!)
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To: bray

As Bill Gates might tell Jeffrey Epstein, money can’t even get you a real girlfriend.


8 posted on 05/12/2022 7:43:54 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: shadowlands1960

I’m so sorry. Just horrific for her family. She must have been in a dire distress to leave this for her family.


9 posted on 05/12/2022 7:44:44 AM PDT by PeachyKeen
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Especially the day before she was inducted into the Hall of Fame. I can’t imagine how bad it must of been for her not to be able to face what should have been a crowning achievement.


10 posted on 05/12/2022 7:46:56 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: shadowlands1960

More here:

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11 posted on 05/12/2022 7:47:39 AM PDT by rktman (Destroy America from within? Check! WTH? Enlisted USN 1967 to end up with this? ūüėē)
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To: shadowlands1960

Curious, to think a 76 year old shot herself after such a public life.


12 posted on 05/12/2022 7:48:27 AM PDT by CodeToad (Arm up! They Have!)
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RIP…mental illness is rampant in this country…especially among the young which is highly alarming…


13 posted on 05/12/2022 7:50:17 AM PDT by TnTnTn
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The ultimate form of narcissism. Selfishness too. One day before the Hall of Fame induction.

I remember Rick Jason, Lt. Hanley of Combat! offed himself one week after their TV reunion. Laurels-nothing more to live for.

Should we make suicide legal? Pills? No one would have to clean up the mess.


14 posted on 05/12/2022 7:50:58 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: rktman

Yeah, I saw the flood of posts on this topic after I pushed ‘post.’ Thanks...


15 posted on 05/12/2022 7:51:32 AM PDT by shadowlands1960 ("...some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again... " CSL)
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To: shadowlands1960

Considering what an uber-lib Ashley is, it seems kinda ghoulish to share something like that.


16 posted on 05/12/2022 7:51:47 AM PDT by hoagy62 (DTCM&OTTH)
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Not funny at all in this situation.


17 posted on 05/12/2022 7:52:13 AM PDT by DarthVader (Not by speeches & majority decisions will the great issues of the day be decided but by Blood & Iron)
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RIP…mental illness is rampant in this country…especially among the young which is highly alarming…

Society has taken a turn for the worse. Rampant Wokeness and PC in schools and corporations and in social media is at the core of this. Not to mention society has moved away from religion also due to PC.

18 posted on 05/12/2022 7:52:20 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: RummyChick

Yes. I was too much. She was a beautiful woman. My heart is breaking and I hope she is in peace but sadly her family will have to bare that burden.


19 posted on 05/12/2022 7:52:41 AM PDT by PeachyKeen
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To: xp38

That is true: Men are more likely to shoot and hang themselves and women to take pills. We had that drummed into us when taking Psych Tech courses in college...


20 posted on 05/12/2022 7:53:21 AM PDT by shadowlands1960 ("...some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again... " CSL)
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