“Country music legend Naomi Judd — one half of the duo The Judds — has died, her daughter Ashley Judd announced Saturday.
“She was 76.
“”Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness. We are shattered,” Ashley Judd said in a statement on Twitter. Ashley Judd’s publicist verified the statement to CNN.
“”We are navigating profound grief and know that as we loved her, she was loved by her public,” the statement added. “We are in unknown territory.”
“Naomi and her daughter, Wynonna, began singing together as a professional act in the early 1980s, eventually producing a string of major hits, including “Mama He’s Crazy” and “Love Can Build a Bridge,” and selling more than 20 million records.”
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