Tina Turner is no longer an American citizen.
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After living for two decades in Switzerland, Turner, who is fluent in German, signed a voluntary relinquishment of her U.S. citizenship on October 24, according to the Washington Post.
Turner may have been born to poor sharecroppers in Tennessee, but St. Louis claims her as our own. She moved here at sixteen and, a year later, met Ike Turner at Club Manhattan over in East St. Louis, Illinois.
Still a student at Sumner High School, she quickly joined, then became the highlight, with the rock & roll pioneer's band, turning the Kings of Rhythm into the Ike and Tina Turner Revue.More »