Ashley Judd is deeply saddened by the tragic death of her famous mother Naomi Judd and its aftermath. The 76-year-old country legend struggled with her mental health and decided to take her own life in April 2022. Her death was widely discussed in the tabloid press and the police investigation was intensive, leaving her loved ones with no time to mourn and say goodbye. to be arranged as desired.
54-year-old Ashley Judd from Good kids says:
“I felt cornered and powerless when police officers started asking me questions, while my mother’s life was draining. I wanted to stay with her, reassure her. But that was not allowed, so I told myself too much in all confusion about the family and myself.”
“It was traumatic to find my mother while her body was hard at work. It was the most horrible day of my life. And it bothers me at night.”
Due to all the media attention and the interest in her mother’s results, Ashley went through a more intense period than necessary. That is why she has now started a petition to improve privacy rules. Also to prevent this from happening to others in the future. She doesn’t want anything from the investigation ever shared with others because of the deeper trauma for the next of kin and reputational damage for the deceased.
“My mother fought an enemy she lost to. I couldn’t help her. But I can do something about how she may be remembered. Privacy around a death is a death with more dignity.”
The article is here at People.