In a message shared with Fox News Digital on Saturday evening, Kentucky-based journalist and author Alanna Nash, who interviewed Naomi Judd for the book, “Behind Closed Doors: Talking with the Legends of Country Music,” 说过, “As a neo-traditionalist family act, The Judds rank right up at the top of the country music pantheon.”
“And as the reigning duo of the ’80s, their music is eternal,” Nash also said.
“But equally important,” 她补充说, “is the legacy she [娜奥米·贾德] left in acknowledging her struggles with mental illness. In brave candor, she shone a light in dark corners and broadened our understanding of severe depression.”
和 “在这样做,” Nash also said, “she helped erase the stigma.”
A long-time chronicler of pop culture, Nash is the author of five books, 包含 “Elvis Aaron Presley: Revelations from the Memphis Mafia” 和 “Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch,” which was the basis for the feature film “Up Close and Personal.”
Naomi Judd described her battle with depression and mental illness in her own 2016 书, “A River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope,” 并 Fox News Radio 以及, 在一月 2018.