"I think the reason my piece, the conversation, has caught fire the way it has is because it isn't specific or exclusive to women in Hollywood. It's really touching a raw nerve in millions of girls and women everywhere, including boys and men," says Judd.
The article was prompted after a series of pictures of her were released with a "puffy" face, spurring internet rumors that she had plastic surgery. She says the puffiness was caused by steroid medication for a sinus infection.
Read the full article at TheDailyBeast.com.
Don't miss her new hit series "Missing," Thursday night on ABC.