On May 24, the singer passed away. She was 83 years old. Tina passed away at her home in Cusnacht after a lengthy battle with colon cancer and undergoing a kidney transplant. Artists who were acquainted with Turner are shocked by what happened.
Naomi Campbell took part in the filming of Tina’s project. The young mother released a joint photo from the public event from her archive. The British supermodel appeared in a scarlet outfit and a fantasy headdress. Turner, wearing a black hat and coat, looked on with a smile. Naomi revealed details of her acquaintance with the artist.
“I remember meeting you in Paris at the designer Azzedine Alaïa’s show in 1987. I was in awe, you had a magical aura, royally warm and pure. I will remember for the rest of my life when I was chosen for your video that we shot at Camden Palace. You influenced us with your strength, your perseverance, your assertiveness, and the fact that you don’t give up on your dreams. On every stage you stood on, you gave it 150%. Fly high, Tina the legend. My condolences to friends and family,” Campbell wrote.
Beyonce called Tina “her favorite queen.”
“I love you endlessly. I am grateful for your inspiration and all the ways you have opened the way. You are strength and resilience and the epitome of power and passion. We are very fortunate to observe your kindness and beautiful soul that will remain with us forever. Thank you for everything you have done,” Beyoncé wrote on her website.
Elton John spoke movingly about the late eight-time Grammy winner. The British musician released a joint photo of himself hugging Tina.
“We have lost one of the most fascinating performers. An absolute legend on the recordings, and on stage. She was untouchable. Condolences to Erwin (the singer’s husband),” wrote Elton.
Mick Jagger is having a hard time coping with tragedy. The artist as a member of the Rolling Stones performed with Tina Turner on a tour in Great Britain in 1966. The performer gave the musician master classes on dance moves. Mick released a touching archival photo of Tina as a young girl.
“I am deeply saddened by the death of my wonderful friend Tina Turner. She was truly a very talented performer. She was inspiring, warm, funny and generous. She helped me so much when I was young, and I’ll never forget her,” Jagger expressed.