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Naomi Judd: I Was Sexually Abused, Too

In fact, it's her 'first memory,' she says
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 8, 2011 9:44 AM CDT
Naomi Judd Reveals Sexual Abuse in Wake of Ashley Judd's Memoir
The Judds, Naomi Judd, right, and Wynonna Judd speak at a news conference to announce their tour during the CMA Music Festival Thursday, June 10, 2010 at the Riverfront stage in Nashville, Tenn.   (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

(Newser) – Ashley Judd recently revealed in her memoir that she was sexually abused as a child—and now mother Naomi says the same thing happened to her, Radar reports. Yesterday on The View, Naomi says that she first revealed the abuse to her therapist two years ago, when he asked about her first memory. "And I said 'well, it was being sexually abused.'" She didn't tell anyone because "I didn’t trust my mother ... I grew up in a family of secrets." Click for more, including Wynonna's response. (Read more Naomi Judd stories.)

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