In an interview with The Boot, Wynonna admitted she was nervous about sitting down with Oprah, the Queen of Daytime Talk. "I had a really tough time going into the Oprah deal because I knew she'd ask me some really hard, tough questions," Wynonna said.
"She called me out first, and I knew that, but it was like going into the principal's office. I felt stress and pressure. She was very direct. I faced her; I gave her transparency and honesty. I answered with my heart and told her the truth, and she stayed right with me. She is a friend but also a journalist. I get it. The people want to know [about my life]. I did not dodge any questions, there was no secrecy and it was hard, brutal and honest."
Naomi, who's always been the braver, more put-together face of the family, had nothing but the highest praise for Oprah Winfrey. "I adore this woman," Naomi Judd gushed. "She is warm, very vulnerable; she holds my hand and I feel that she is my friend. That's the thing that overwhelms me -- to get to know someone of her honesty and caliber."
But that doesn't mean Naomi Judd wasn't intimidated by her. She just let her nerves show in a very particular way. "I was in the dressing room watching on the monitor," Naomi recalled, "and I just kept putting on makeup, because I was so nervous. So I go out there and I look like one of our gay friends that impersonates us."
Naomi and Wynonna's complicated rollercoaster relationship has been well publicized, but Naomi said this trip to Oprah's couch was a 180. "I thought Wynonna was brilliant. We are in a completely new place. We are both new and improved."
Besides discussing their relationship, Naomi and Wynonna Judd also took Oprah and her viewers on a tour of their thousand acre farm outside of Nashville. Wynonna talked about how she lost 60 pounds and how she's coping following her divorce from ex-husband, D.R. Roach, who was arrested and indicted on three counts of aggravated sexual assault and battery against a minor under the age of 13. And most importantly, they pimped their upcoming tour, which is being billed as their last farewell tour.
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