Wynonna Reveals How Faith Hill Helped Her Following Naomi Judd’s Death

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One year ago, Naomi Judd died at the age of 76. The days and weeks that followed were painful for the loved ones she left behind, especially her daughters, Wynonna and Ashley.

A new documentary about Wynonna Judd‘s decision to continue The Judds: The Final Tour following her mom’s death, premiered on Paramount+ on Wednesday (April 26). The singer was painfully candid and open about her grief and how the tour helped her heal.


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In the documentary, “Between Hell & Hallelujah,” Wynonna Judd shared how members of the country music community supported her following the tragedy. She also revealed the first person to reach out with an offer to help was none other than her friend and fellow artist Faith Hill.

“Faith was the first to reach out personally. ‘Can I cook for you? Can I bring you something?” Wynonna recalled. “Faith was literally one of the very first people that reached out.”

The “Tell Me Why” singer and Faith Hill have known each other since the latter was a teen.

“I love her so much,” Wynonna said of Faith.

Tim McGraw also appeared in the documentary to share his relationship with The Judds, saying, “I’ve known Wynonna and Naomi most of my career. I can’t remember exactly when we met. It was after I’d had some successes and stuff, of course, because I couldn’t get close to them until I’d had some success.”


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McGraw recalled his daughters having play dates with Wynonna’s children and how they were around each other “quite a bit.”

When producers asked McGraw about him and Faith reaching out to Wynonna following Naomi’s death, he had a simple explanation.

” When something like that happens to somebody you know and you love, that’s your first instinct – just to reach out and just…you never have the right words,” McGraw said. “All you can do is just say ‘I love you. I’m here.'”

Faith Hill joined Wynonna on the Lexington, Kentucky, stop of The Judds: The Final Tour. The two teamed up to cover some Judds classics like “Rockin’ With the Rhythm of the Rain” and “Love is Alive.” Hear them perform together in the video below.