Country superstar Wynonna Judd, in her first television interview since her mother, Naomi Judd, took her own life, talks about grief, getting back on tour and more with correspondent Lee Cowan, in an interview for “CBS Sunday Morning ” to be broadcast. Sunday, September 25 on CBS and broadcast on Paramount+.
Wynonna and Naomi Judd, better known as The Judds, were one of the most successful country music duos in history, selling more than 20 million albums. In April, just one day before they were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Naomi, who battled depression,.
“I got the call, walked over, saw her and that was it,” Judd told Cowan. “I said goodbye to her in the hospital, I closed her eyes, I kissed her forehead and that was it. And the next thing I know I’m sitting here on the front porch, on the side porch… you know.” . , and I’m just trying to figure out what’s next.
“I didn’t know I was in the place I was when it ended because I’ve had episodes before and it got better,” Judd said. “And that’s what I live by, it’s like, ‘Was there something I should have looked for or should have known?’ I didn’t. That’s why it’s so shocking.”
In an interview at his home outside of Nashville, Judd spoke with Cowan about his relationships with his mother and sister Ashley; he yelled and how he is honoring his mother by continuing The Judds tour that they had announced just weeks before Naomi died.
“I feel like he nudges me. And sometimes I laugh,” Judd said. “And sometimes I say, ‘I really miss you. Why aren’t you here so we can discuss?'”
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