It's that old thing about when you can't control the way things are, you know, we can't control our circumstances. But the good news is we get to control our reaction to our circumstances. Naomi Judd born January 11, is an American country music singer, songwriter, and activist. Her father owned a gas station; her mother started out as a homemaker but later became a riverboat cook. Her first child, Christina Ciminella later Wynonna Judd , was born when she was only After the birth of her daughter Ashley April , who later became a film and stage actress and the end of her marriage to Michael Ciminella, Judd brought up both daughters as a single parent, first going to nursing school but later beginning a successful singing career with daughter Wynonna. They have no children together. Topic: Naomi Judd.
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Naomi Judd opens up on about her own child sex abuse - days after her actress daughter Ashley revealed details of her own painful childhood. The series starring Naomi, 65, and Wynonna, 46, was filmed as the mother-daughter duo teamed up in for their first concert tour together in 10 years. Tearful admission: Naomi Judd wells up while recalling her own sexual abuse on the premiere episode of her families reality show The Judds. New show: The six part series on the OWN network opens the door to the world that is the Judd family. As the The Judds the country music duo dominated the genre in the s, winning five Grammy Awards and selling more than 20 million albums. But as Naomi was looking through old pictures to use for a video installation at their concerts she was jarred by a painful memory - an image of her standing next to the man she claims molested her. Happy family: The series stars Naomi and Wynonna, a successful singing duo and sisters of actress Ashley Judd. Preparation: The Judd's are filming as they discussed their difficult childhoods and plans to return to the stage.
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By Jessica Sager and Ruth Brown. When I win an Oscar. Judd was the first A-list actress to level accusations against Weinstein — and that touched off an avalanche of some 60 claims ranging from harassment to rape against the Hollywood heavyweight in recent weeks. Once there, he pushed her for a massage and then asked her to watch him take a shower, the actress said. Maybe he heard them as maybe. Maybe he heard them as yeses. Maybe they turned him on. Eventually, she made her deal with the producer — just to get him to back off so she could escape, she said. But Weinstein evidently took it seriously and approached her during an event in to start trying to cash in. The actress never got that Oscar.
Judd, 42, writes about her traumatic childhood, attending 13 schools before she was She says she struggled with depression and loneliness as her mother, Naomi, and her half-sister, Wynonna, traveled as successful country singers -- the Judds. Not a singer, she was left with her father during the school year. Judd, the star of "Double Jeopardy," writes of abuse at the hands of numerous men, including an unnamed family member. She also writes that she was exposed early and inappropriately to sex because of her mother's affairs with men.