January 30, 2013 |
Actress Ashley Judd and her husband, race car driver Dario Franchitti, are divorcing, Us Weekly is reporting . "We have mutually decided to end our marriage. We'll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed," the couple said in a statement. Shortly after the statement was released Judd tweeted: "Family forever. @dariofranchitti. " Franchitti also sent a tweet of his own: "@ashleyjudd family forever.
March 27, 2013 |
WASHINGTON -- Ashley Judd put an end to speculation about a potential turn from acting to politics Wednesday, announcing that she would not challenge Mitch McConnell for his Senate seat in 2014. In a series of Twitter messages, Judd thanked her would-be supporters for their encouragement but said she needed to focus her energy on her family. “I have spoken to so many Kentuckians over these last few months who expressed their desire for a fighter for the people & new leader,” Judd wrote.
March 27, 2013 |
Sorry, political junkies. Ashley Judd will not be trying to make CSPAN-2 more watchable anytime soon. Judd took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that she wouldn't be running for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky next year, meaning that she'll come no closer to official Washington than her current role as the first lady in "Olympus Has Fallen. " Not yet, at least. The actress and University of Kentucky graduate had flirted with running against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, but ultimately decided not to join the race.
January 29, 2013 |
Ashley Judd and IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti are calling it quits after more than a 11 years of marriage. The decision was mutual, the couple said in an exclusive statement to People magazine late Tuesday. "We'll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed," they said . The statement included no information about separation or divorce plans. Judd, 44, and Franchitti, 39, married in 2001 in his native Scotland after a two-year engagement.
February 15, 1992 |
Ashley Judd didn't become an actress just because her mother, Naomi, and older sister Wynona happen to be country-music superstars The Judds. "The only way their career parlayed into my doing what they do is that they very forcefully and courageously pursued an outrageous dream," Judd explains. Judd, 23, is featured as Swoosie Kurtz's rebellious daughter Reed on NBC's "Sisters" and has a small part in NBC's thriller " 'Till Death Do Us Part," airing Monday.
March 20, 2013 |
Ashley Judd stepped out in a turquoise Herve Leger bandage dress at the "Olympus Has Fallen" premiere, and people took notice. The premiere took place at the ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on Monday after she attended the "Dancing With the Stars" premiere to cheer on her sister Wynonna Judd, who is competing in the ballroom dance competition this season. But her curve-hugging frock continued to get her attention Wednesday. The newly single actress, who plays the first lady in the political thriller about terrorists taking over the White House, was glowing at the premiere as she walked the red carpet in her boldly hued dress.