Ashley Judd recalls holding mother Naomi as she died, asks for privacy

Ashley Judd is opening up about discovering her mother Naomi after her suicide in April.

Judd, 54, described “the most shattering day of [her] life” in a personal essay in the New York Times, recalling finding her mother still alive and holding her.

“The trauma of discovering and then holding her laboring body haunts my nights,” Judd wrote.

While all Judd wanted to do was comfort her mom, law enforcement officers began interviewing her

They kept her away from Naomi during the last moments of her life

She felt “cornered and powerless.”

“I wanted to be comforting her, telling her how she was about to see her daddy and younger brother as she ‘went away home,’ as we say in Appalachia,” Judd said.

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