Tributes were pouring in from fans and celebrities alike on Wednesday following the news of Tina Turner’s passing. She was 83 years old.
The “Queen of Rock and Roll” died at her home in Kusnacht, near Zurich, Switzerland, according to her manager.
From Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger to NBA legend Magic Johnson, celebrities in music, sports and film all hailed Turner as a revolutionary, trailblazer and “cultural icon.”
Jagger said he was saddened by the news of the death of his friend Turner, who he co-starred with in 1985.
Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett for her role as Turner in the biopic “What does love have to do with it?” wrote on Instagram:
“How do we say goodbye to women who took their pain and trauma and used it as a tool to change the world? Through her determination to stay on track with her life at all costs, Tina Turner demonstrates her determination to carve out rock and roll boundaries for herself and others like herself. , showed people living in fear what a beautiful future full of love, compassion and freedom should look like,” Bassett said. Department.
Angela Bassett mourns the death of Tina Turner. The legendary singer died Wednesday at her home in Switzerland at the age of 83 after a long illness, her rep confirmed to Access Hollywood.
Former President Barack Obama called Turner “powerful” and “unstoppable” and praised him for “telling and singing truth through joy and suffering, triumph and tragedy”.
Other notable stars who took to social media to celebrate Turner’s musical legacy include:
Even White House Press Secretary Carine Jean-Pierre react The news reported that it was a “massive loss”.