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Ashley Judd Shares Details of Mom Naomi’s Death with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer

Less than two weeks after Naomi Judd took her own life, her daughter Ashley Judd is sharing heartbreaking details about the country music legend’s death. In an interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer, Ashley confirmed that her mother shot herself. She said the crippling depression her incredibly accomplished mother suffered was simply more than she could bear. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline offers free and confidential support, 24 hours per day at 800-273-8255.
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Ashley Judd Tells Diane Sawyer: Naomi Judd Died By Suicide

Ashley Judd appeared on Good Morning America this morning and revealed that her mother Naomi Judd's suicide on April 30 was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Ashely told Diane Sawyer on Good Morning America this morning (5/12), “She used a weapon…my mother used a firearm. So that’s the piece of information that we are very uncomfortable sharing, but understand that we’re in a position that if we don’t say it, someone else is going to.”
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What to Watch Friday: Diane Sawyer examines Heaven’s Gate cult in new 20/20

Dateline (9 p.m., NBC) - A mystery in the Caribbean unfolds when a young British woman, Sarm Heslop, vanishes from her boyfriend’s luxury yacht in the U.S. Virgin Islands. New details emerge on the case that made international headlines and left investigators with more questions than answers. 20/20: The...

Sneak peek at new Diane Sawyer special event, ‘The Cult Next Door’

House passes CROWN Act to ban discrimination against race-based hairstyles nationwide. A few short years ago, California became the first state to legally ban racial hair discrimination ag. On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the CROWN Act (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair), in...

Britney Spears’ Father Breaks Silence On Claims He Forced Her To Do Interview With Diane Sawyer

Setting the record straight! Jamie Spears has responded to Britney’s claim that he forced her to do the now infamous interview with Diane Sawyer in 2003. Jamie Spears has finally broken his silence! The father of Britney Spears, 69, responded to the pop star’s claims that he was behind the infamous 2003 interview with Diane Sawyer. Jamie’s lawyer, Alex Weingarten, denied his client’s involvement in a statement given to Variety on December 15. “Mr. Spears has no idea what Ms. Spears is talking about,” the statement reads. “Jamie never set up any interview with Diane Sawyer and was not present for any such interview. He had nothing to do with Britney’s career at this point and was completely uninvolved in this interview.” The statement went on to say how Jamie loves Britney “very much” and that he wishes “nothing but the best” for his daughter. “[Jamie] hopes that she continues to seek the help that she needs to stay safe and healthy.”