It Ain’t Where You’re From, It’s Where You’re At: Tina Turner Is Turning In Her U.S. Passport

January 26, 2013  |  
WENN.com

From ESSENCE

After living in Zurich, Switzerland for nearly 20 years, Tina Turner is officially ready to make the northern European country her home.

According to Fox News, the 73-year-old will surrender her U.S. passport and adopt a Swiss one. “I’m very happy in Switzerland, and I feel at home here,” Turner told the German paper, Blick. “I cannot imagine a better place to live.”

Turner’s rep told the Zuerichsee-Zeitung, a local Zurich paper, she will “give back her U.S. citizenship.”

The Zurich council where she lives voted to grant the legendary singer and dancer citizenship; however, it will need to be approved at the state and federal level.

You can read the rest over at ESSENCE.

Are we the only ones more surprised that she actually hadn’t done this a long time ago?

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