Supermodel Naomi Campbell has led tributes in honour of singer, TIna Turner writing immediately her death was announced, “Rest in peace and power, the queen, legend, icon,” she said. “There will never be another. Cherish my times with you.”
Turner’s manager of 30 years, Roger Davies, said in a statement that “Tina was a unique and remarkable force of nature with her strength, incredible energy and immense talent”.
“From the first day I met her in 1980, she believed in herself completely when few others did at that time… I will miss her deeply,” he added. ‘A legendary queen of rock and roll’
Singer Ciara and basketball legend Magic Johnson are among the latest celebrities paying tribute to Turner on social media.
Johnson calls the singer “one of my favourite artists of all time”, and “a legendary queen of rock and roll.”
“I’ve seen her many, many times, and hands down, she gave one of the best live shows I’ve ever seen. She always gave you your money’s worth.”
Ciara writes that “heaven has gained an angel”.
“Rest in Paradise Tina Turner. Thank you for the inspiration you gave us all,” she tweets. Nasa: Tina’s legacy will forever live among the stars
US space agency Nasa has also paid tribute to Tina Turner, saying her legacy will “forever live among the stars”.
“Simply the best. Music legend Tina sparkled across the stage and into millions of hearts as the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Her legacy will forever live among the stars,” Nasa wrote. ‘A formidable woman with audiences of all ages’
The West End theatre running a musical depicting Tina Turner’s life says it is “so proud” to tell the late singer’s story.
Aldwych Theatre, the current home of the show, Tina The Musical, tweets: “Rest in peace Tina Turner, Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
“We are so proud to tell her story on our stage and celebrate such a formidable woman with audiences of all ages.
“Our thoughts are with her family at this time.”
Culled from BBC