Ashley Judd announced her separation from Dario Franchitti in January — but in an exclusive interview with Closer, her mother Naomi Judd explains how a near-tragedy has brought the couple of 12 years back together.
On Oct. 6, Dario, a star IndyCar racer and Ashley’s estranged husband, survived a horrific car crash. “The instant she heard about the wreck, she jumped on a plane and was there with him,” Naomi shares with Closer. “They are madly in love. And they are bonded for life.”
Immediately, Ashley shifted her priorities to care for him. “Ashley is a magnificent nurse. She has so much compassion,” Naomi says, adding that her daughter has been “a pit bull” taking care of Dario. “It was such a relief to see him when he finally came to the farm.”
And this time around, it looks like Ashley has no plan to let go.
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