|Tina Turner during one of her many Performances|
Tina Turner 73, one of the most famous rock star may renounce her U.S citizenship to become a citizen of Switzerland.
Turner, who was born Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tenn., first went to Zurich with her longtime, partner Erwin Bach. They have lived in the Zurich suburb of Kuensacht since the mid- 1990s.
The Zuerichesee-Zeitung newspaper said on its website that the local council announced its decision to grant Turner citizenship. “Tina Turner will therefore also give back her U.S. citizenship,” her rep told the Swiss newspaper.
“I am very happy in Switzerland and I feel at home here. I could not imagine a better place to live.” Turner told the German Newspaper Blick
“She completed the normal process, like everyone else,” say spokeswoman Karin Rhomberg. “She is happy, as it was included here, as they are treated in a friendly and unobtrusive.”
The rock and roll artist has sold more than 200 million records with hit songs such as: Proud Mary, Private Dancer and What’s Love Got to Do with It. In her autobiography, “I Tina” she claimed that she was abuse by Ike Turner prior to their divorce.