Naomi Judd died the day before she and her daughter were celebrated and inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Judd was 76 years old. It was her daughter, film star Ashley Judd, who reported her death on Saturday Twitter.
Today, we sisters witnessed a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to mental illness. She wrote: We have been crushed.
CNNwhose daughter has confirmed her death, describes Judd as a country legend.
Judd also left her daughter and Yuna, who was also a co-star of the Grammy-winning singing duo “The Judds”.
The death occurred just hours before the duo were to celebrate at the Nashville Museum on Sunday, to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Her family requested that the founding go ahead as planned on Sunday, according to the Country Music Hall of Fame Twitter.
– We’ll do it with a heavy heart they write.
According to CNN, the pre-party red carpet has been cancelled.
Judd and his daughter began performing together in the early 1980s, and have had a number of hit hits like “Mama He’s Crazy” and “Love Can Build a Bridge”, and have sold more than 20 million records.
In 2016, during a show on “Good Morning America,” Judd shared her diagnosis with major depression and anxiety. That same year, I wrote a book called The River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Raised with Hope.
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