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Ashley Judd To Talk About Sex Abuse For Mother's Radio Show

6/3/2012 11:48am EDT
Ashley Judd
Actress Ashley Judd is to discuss her sex abuse allegations with her mom Naomi for the first time as part of the country star's new satellite radio talk show next week.

Mother and daughter will sit down for the emotional chat in front of a studio audience next Tuesday.

Naomi tells she hasn't had the chance to talk to her daughter about her book claims of sex abuse since Ashley's revealing memoir, All That is Bitter & Sweet, was released last year.

The Judds star says, "I admit I'm a little nervous about doing it (interview) because this is the first time that Ashley and I h...

Naomi Judd Admits She Was A Victim Of Child Abuse At Age 3

4/9/2011 1:30pm EDT
Naomi Judd
Veteran country star Naomi Judd has confessed to suffering her own abuse hell as a child, shortly after her actress daughter Ashley revealed all about her own trauma in her new memoir.

Double Jeopardy star Ashley Judd hit headlines this month by detailing sensational claims of sexual assault in her candid autobiography, "All That is Bitter & Sweet." In the book, Judd alleges she was abused by an older man living near her family home and later taken advantage of by a relative's husband.

The actress' decision to open up about her troubled childhood has now prompted her mom to come clean abo...

Naomi Judd Not Angry About Daughter Ashley's Book

4/8/2011 8:30am EDT
Naomi Judd
Ashley Judd's mother is adamant she is not angry with her daughter for detailing her troubled childhood in a new book, insisting the actress has the right to tell her side of the story.

The Double Jeopardy star hit headlines this month by detailing shocking claims of abuse and sexual assault in her candid autobiography, All That is Bitter & Sweet.

Judd alleges she was abused by an older man living near her family home and later taken advantage of by a relative's husband, while she also claimed to have been neglected as a child.

Judd's singer mother Naomi has now spoken out about her da...

Ashley Judd: 'I Was A Victim Of Sexual Abuse And Incest'

4/5/2011 10:51am EDT
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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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Fashion At The 2011 Academy Of Country Music Awards

4/4/2011 8:41am EDT
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Miranda Lambert dominated last night's Academy of Country Music Awards after taking home four trophies (check out all the winners here), but did she dominate the red carpet?

Carrie Underwood looked resplendent in a grape-colored gown with sequin embellishment, while Taylor Swift opted for a more subtle look in a yellow dress.

Miranda Lambert looked like Aphrodite in a white, Goddess-like gown and later changed into a short strapless hot pink frock.

Julianne Hough dazzled in a sleeveless peach dress with a turqouise and gold bracelet.

Check them out in the photos below, and tell us who y...

Wynonna Judd Lucky To Be Alive After Scary Summer

9/14/2010 10:40pm EDT
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Singer Wynonna Judd is lucky to be alive after two summer health crises.

The Judds star underwent a scary procedure to repair the wall of her stomach and then suffered a near-fatal blood clot in her heart, which should have killed her.

She says, "I was in the studio two months later with blood clots in my lungs. 'I shouldn't be here,' they said and I said, 'Well, obviously there's a reason.'"

And then she was involved in a car crash when another motorist fell asleep at the wheel.

The Burning Love singer recalls, "He hit me head-on (at) 55 miles an hour and they life-flighted him (to hos...

The Judds Announce Winter Tour

6/12/2010 5:33pm EDT
Naomi Judd
Mother-and-daughter country duo The Judds have announced an 18-city U.S. tour - their first for a decade.

Naomi and Wynonna Judd split in 1991 after Naomi was diagnosed with hepatitis.

Since then the pair has occasionally reunited for dates, but "The Last Encore" dates mark The Judds' first full-scale tours in 10 years.

The pre-Christmas concerts begin with a show in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the end of November and conclude with a return to the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, where the the duo recorded a reunion album on December 31, 1999.

The announcement of the tour comes after ...

Naomi Judd Calls Taylor Swift A 'Dazzling Performer' & Role Model

2/10/2010 8:32am EST
Naomi Judd
Country music veteran-turned-activist Naomi Judd has thrown her support behind Taylor Swift after the young singer was heavily criticized for her performance with Stevie Nicks at the Grammy Awards.

Swift's off-key duet with the Fleetwood Mac star has been put down to nerves and sound problems onstage at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and Judd - the mother of actress Ashley and country singer Wynonna - has the four-time Grammy winner's back.

In a letter to the editor of The Tennessean, Judd, calls Swift a "dazzling performer" and attributes Swift's less-than-perfect Grammy performa...

Top 10 Celebrity GILFS

5/22/2009 9:28am EDT
Suzanne Somers
There are so many articles and pictures on Celebrity MILFS (Moms I'd Like To F---). Rarely do you see features on celebrity GILFS (Grandmas I'd Like To F---). It's time to put the spotlight on some of hollywood's hottest grannies. The criteria for being a celebrity GILF is a female celebrity who is actually a grandmother. That means celebrities like Sharon Stone and Melanie Griffin don't qualify for this list.

Check out the top ten Celebrity GILFS (Note: These aren't your typical grandmas), and tell us if we missed anyone!

10. Sophia Loren

If you're wondering why Sophia Lore...

Celebrity Horoscope: Capricorns Are Family Oriented, Business Savvy

1/7/2008 9:49am EST
Orlando Bloom
Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19) is one of the Earth signs, along with Taurus and Virgo, and people under this sign are often attracted to dark, mysterious, emotional individuals. Capricorns are typically very hard workers and very ambitious. They know the value of money and are not spendthrifts. They are also charitable and will do what is possible to help others who are less fortunate.

Capricorn women tend to be very devoted to their family and very ambitious for their children. They want their children to have every advantage they lacked as a child. They tend to have children early o...