Ashley Judd fractures leg  again  in 'freak accident' after mom Naomi's death

on Wednesday, during which she disclosed that she had broken her leg over the summer while grieving the passing of her mother Naomi Judd.

She suffered a fracture of the femoral condyle 1 and a half years after she nearly died in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in February 2021 after fracturing her leg in a densely forested area.

According to Ashley, who spoke to The Hollywood Reporter, the most recent fracture happened during the summer.

"That's how it was. Grief is known to make individuals clumsy, and following the death of our mother, other family members,

when she had to regain her ability to walk after nearly bleeding to death on the 55-hour trip to the hospital.

Ashley spoke of her grief over her mom's death by suicide on April 30. She was the one to discover The Judds icon

There were five women who were with me within moments of my sharing that tragic news with them, and they are my chosen sisters