01:47 AM EDT 04/14/2013
Originally posted 02/27/2013 03:45PM
Country icon Wynonna's size is no laughing matter.
Despite playfully telling Tuesday's Good Morning America audience about signing on to Dancing with the Stars so that she can get down to her birth weight, the singer says her health has actually become a growing concern.
"This is a great diversion for me, because it will focus on self-care, which for women – especially working as hard as I do – we forget to put ourselves on the list," Wynonna, 48, told PEOPLE shortly after it was announced she'd be joining the cast of ABC's hit show. "This will force me to take care of myself."
Originally posted 02/26/2013 08:30AM
Get ready to rumba!
With season 16 of Dancing With the Stars just weeks away, 11 new cast members – including former Olympic champs Dorothy Hamill and Aly Raisman, as well as Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump – were announced on Good Morning America Tuesday. There may also be a country music rivalry in the ballroom: two singers, Wynonna Judd and Kellie Pickler, will dance this season. Check out the full list of competitors below.
The pro pairings were also announced on the live telecast – and there are a few familiar faces missing from the list. Outspoken pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy will not be on this season; neither will Anna Trebunskaya, Chelsie Hightower or Louis Van Amstel. However, viewers will get to see new pros Gleb Savchenko, Lindsay Arnold and former dance troupe member Sharna Burgess in action when the season premieres March 18 on ABC.
Here's a full list of the season 16 pairs announced Tuesday:
Originally posted 08/20/2012 06:15PM
Following a serious motorcycle accident that occurred over the weekend, Wynonna Judd's husband and drummer, Michael Scott "Cactus" Moser, has had his left leg amputated.
During the accident – when Moser collided with an oncoming vehicle – his left leg was "severed at the scene," Judd's rep tells PEOPLE. Moser, 55, was then transported to a hospital in Rapid City, S.D., where doctors were forced to amputate above the knee.
Originally posted 08/19/2012 04:00PM
Wynonna Judd's husband and drummer, Michael Scott "Cactus" Moser, has been involved in a serious motorcycle accident.
On Saturday, the couple went for a motorcycle ride together on separate bikes before their scheduled performance in Deadwood, S.D. Moser collided with an oncoming vehicle and was transported to a local hospital, where he is being treated for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
Judd was not involved in the accident.
Originally posted 12/29/2011 10:00AM
Third time's the charm?
Country music star Wynonna Judd is engaged to musician boyfriend Cactus Moser after he popped the question on Christmas Eve, PEOPLE has learned exclusively. The couple, who currently tour as Wynonna and the Big Noise, have been dating since late 2009.
The engagement is the latest chapter in a happy comeback for Judd, 47.
Originally posted 03/29/2011 06:00PM
Wynonna and Naomi Judd have been at the top of the country charts but they've also been down a long and bumpy road worthy of a somber country song. And it tested their relationship.
But with the help of a counselor they've been seeing for five years, the five-time Grammy Award-winning mother-daughter duo – who star in the new documentary series The Judds, debuting on OWN April 10 – are stronger than ever.
Originally posted 10/29/2010 04:00PM
After dropping 55 lbs. – and five dress sizes – Wynonna Judd is living a whole new life. This one includes pole dancing.
"I went to my first club in Vegas and danced on the pole with friends!" Judd says in the new issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday. "I feel more alive."
And that's a feeling she's not taking for granted after two health scares this year. In March, doctors found blood clots in her lungs, complications from surgery she had to repair damage to her stomach muscles. Four months later, Judd was involved in a head-on collision while in Salt Lake City for a show. Those two experiences left her "more determined than ever to commit to a healthier lifestyle."
Originally posted 01/07/2009 11:15AM
To start the new year right, country superstar Wynonna Judd has signed on to become the face of Alli – the over-the-counter weight-loss product that first hit stores in 2007.
"This is about me picking something that I know works for me," Judd, 44, tells PEOPLE. "I can still plan [my work] and not feel like Alli is dictating my life as I have in the past on other programs. It fits into my schedule."
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