On May 24, Tina Turner died at the age of 83, who had to deal with health problems several times during her life. In 2016, he was diagnosed with colon cancer, and in 2017 he underwent a kidney transplant, as well as having problems with high blood pressure.
The singer, who previously settled in Switzerland, the queen of rock ‘n’ roll, is being mourned worldwide. The gate of his former home in Küsnacht, near Zurich, was already covered with flowers and candlesticks, and many fans remembered Turner at his star on the Los Angeles Walk of Fame.
Although the performer was loved by millions, his spokesperson recently announced in a statement that the funeral ceremony will be private, according to information from the Mirror, so only his close relatives and friends will be able to attend.
Turner, who dedicated her work to encouraging women to be strong and capable of anything, herself did not like to appear weak. It’s no coincidence that the fans didn’t know about his illness either. One of his oldest friends, Cher, who visited him before his death, reported in an interview about his state of mind.
As the singer explained in the interview, she visited Tina Turner at her home in Switzerland, who, although she knew she was ill, was nevertheless full of happiness. According to Cher’s account, she and the performer’s other friends regularly visited him in Switzerland so that they could invest the remaining time in their friendship, and they also did not want him to think that they had forgotten about him.
So we all took turns going to him and being there for him, which made him happy. He said: »I don’t have much time left.« And five hours later we had a good laugh. He was fine even though he was very sick, he didn’t want people to know about it
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