The Judds' basic trajectory reads like Grey Gardens in reverse: Naomi and Wynonna made something out of nothing (as opposed to Big and Little Edie Beale, who made nothing out of virtual aristocracy). Still, watching Naomi and Wynonna interact during last night's two-hour premiere of their eponymous OWN show was like watching the country mouse equivalents of the cosmopolitan Beales...
While the Judds' farewell tour is the impetus for this new six-part reality series about the country duo, music is only a small part of The Judds. The underlying theme is the often strained relationship between mom Naomi and daughter Wynonna.
Ashley Judd wasn't the only Judd family member who was a victim of sexual abuse growing up. "I grew up in a family of secrets," Naomi Judd said on The View Thursday.
Both Naomi and her other daughter Wynonna Judd discussed how they were also victims of sexual abuse but were too ashamed to talk about it until now. The country music duo will be sharing family secrets and their life on tour on the new docu-series The Judds, which premieres on Sunday at 9/8c on OWN.
Ashley Judd says she was a victim of sexual abuse and incest as a child.
In her new memoir, All That's Bitter & Sweet, the actress writes that she grew up depressed, having attended 13 schools before she was 18, while her mother, Naomi, and sister, Wynonna, pursued country stardom.
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After her parents divorced when she was 4, Judd says she was first molested when ...
Fans of Oprah Winfrey's brand of feel-good, heartstring-tugging programming got a week-late Christmas present on New Year's Day, as the daytime queen's eponymous cable network, OWN, finally hit the air.
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Winfrey, who will leave behind her No. 1 syndicated talk show this spring after 25 years on the air, hosted the first hour of programming, previewing some of the original series she is most excited about. While continuously reinforcing the network's "live your best life now" mantra, Winfrey introduced gripping and sometimes tear-jerking sizzle reels.
"I wanted to take the...