Los Angeles [US]: The news of the demise of legendary singer Tina Turner has left everyone heartbroken.
After learning about the unfortunate news, celebrities and fans across the world took to social media and paid tributes to the iconic entertainer. Mick Jagger tweeted, “I’m so saddened by the passing of my wonderful friend Tina Turner.
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.”
Mick also shared pictures of him performing on stage with Tina Turner.
Madonna thanked Tina Turner for “paving the way for so many women.”
“God bless you,” she added.
Remembering Tina Turner, Maria Carey tweeted, “The words legendary, iconic, diva, and superstar are often overused and yet Tina Turner embodies them all and so many more – an incredible performer, musician and trailblazer. To me, she will always be a survivor and an inspiration to women everywhere. Her music will continue to inspire generations to come. Rest in Peace, Queen.”
Known as the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll for her blistering performances and powerfully gritty vocals, Tina died on May 24 after a long illness.
She breathed her last at her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.
The news of her demise was shared by her publicist Bernard Doherty via a statement, People reported.