Tina Turner shared way she wanted to be remembered in final interview weeks before death
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Tina Turner shared how she wants to be remembered in what is now her final interview.
The Queen of Rock ‘N’ Roll died at her home in Kusnacht, near Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday (24 May) after entertaining and inspiring the world for six decades.
The star was known for her career-defining hits including ‘Proud Mary’, ‘ What’s Love Got to Do With It’ and ‘I Don’t Wanna Fight’.
Just six weeks before she passed away, Turner took part in a Q&A with The Guardian where she answered questions about her greatest fear, how she wants to be remembered and her celebrity crush.
When asked about her greatest fear, the eight-time Grammy winner said: “I never want to go back; I fought so much through my life, that I have to keep going forward.”
After being asked to name her celebrity crush, Turner gushed: “I always had a crush on Mick Jagger.
“I loved when he toured with The Rolling Stones.”
The best-selling artist, who has sold over 100 million records worldwide, then answered a poignant question about how she wants to be remembered.
“As the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” the ‘River Deep – Mountain High’ singer shared.
Tributes have been pouring in for the iconic musician after news of her death was announced on Wednesday.
Canadian rock star Bryan Adams paid tribute to his friend Turner, who he credited as being an ‘inspiration’ to millions of fans.
He wrote: “RIP @tinaturner My condolences to Erwin and Tina’s family. I’ll be forever grateful for the time we spent together on tour, in the studio and as friends. Thank you for being the inspiration to millions of people around the world for speaking your truth and giving us the gift of your voice. It’s Only Love and that’s all.”
Singer Ciara said that ‘heaven has gained an angel’ in her tribute shared on Twitter.
“Rest in Paradise Tina Turner. Thank you for the inspiration you gave us all,” she added.
Mick Jagger took to Instagram to share a tribute to his ‘wonderful friend’ and credited her as an inspiration to many.
“I’m so saddened by the passing of my wonderful friend Tina Turner,” the 79-year-old rock star wrote on Instagram.
“She was truly an enormously talented performer and singer. She was inspiring, warm, funny and generous. She helped me so much when I was young and I will never forget her.”
Meanwhile, Madonna shared a picture of the pair together from their iconic 1997 Rolling Stone photoshoot.
The singer captioned her Instagram Story post: “Thank you Tina Turner!! You paved the way for so many women! God bless you!!”
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