Naomi Judd gets her own radio show "Think Twice"

Naomi Judd performs onstage during ACM Presents: Girls' Night Out: Superstar Women of Country concert held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 4, 2011, in Las Vegas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ACM

Naomi Judd performs at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 4, 2011, in Las Vegas.
Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ACM

(CBS/AP) Naomi Judd's new limited-run SiriusXM radio talk show will not be censored and even the country star jokes that she isn't sure that' s a great idea.

"If you've been at a press conference, you know I've said things I haven't thought of -- whoa," Judd said. "That's why they asked me. And there's no 5-second delay. I'm wandering the woods without a map."

Judd hopes "Think Twice," which starts its six-week run of hour-long Friday morning episodes on June 8, will be a place the satellite radio network's 22 million subscribers can turn to for a free-form discussion of ideas and topics, from current events and politics to hot-button issues like abortion and evolution.

"I want people to think twice," Judd said in a phone interview. "That's why I came up with the title, because in today's culture, in this ADHD culture, people don't understand the real important stuff. I want people to be talking about this stuff at the water cooler, around the kitchen table. I may have a total brainiac on who's one of the most important people in the world, but I want to translate it for standard-issue folks because that's where my heart is. I want to tell them how this is affecting their everyday life."

First up, though, the 66-year-old Grammy winner will examine her own life and her relationship with daughter Ashley Judd. Mother and daughter will sit down together in front of a studio audience next Tuesday to tape the debut episode.

Judd's voice filled with emotion when she described her feelings about the interview. She said that though the two have spent time together since Ashley Judd published a memoir last year that placed stress on their relationship, they have not spoken about the book or the revelations that Ashley was sexually abused as a child, including by a family member.

"I admit I'm a little nervous about doing it because this is the first time that Ashley and I have ever done anything together," Judd said. "And I'm going to ask her about what happened in our relationship -- whoa, I have to take a deep breath before that one."

The remainder of the season will be live call-in shows that will be replayed Saturday morning. She's pulling her guest list from her personal Rolodex, which is full of Nobel Prize winners and leaders in the science, medical and technology fields, deep thinkers and interesting people.


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