As the world mourns the passing of Tina Turner, her close friend Cher opens up about their deep friendship. Cher visited Tina frequently in her final days and witnessed her strength and readiness to let go.
Despite her illness and health decline, Tina was enjoying her life and having a good time. In her autobiography, Tina detailed her struggles with high blood pressure, kidney failure, a stroke, and intestine cancer. She also suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder due to her abusive marriage to Ike Turner.
Cher describes Tina as an inspiration and a source of strength for both women, stating that they were the best of friends. Cher acknowledges Tina as one of the great artists of their generation, highlighting her uniqueness and unmatched talent. Their friendship was filled with happy memories and distinctive laughter.
Before her passing, Tina gifted Cher a pair of “Tina Turner shoes,” symbolic of her legacy. Cher is not the only one paying tribute to Tina Turner; the entire entertainment industry is honoring the “Queen of Rock & Roll.” Tina’s story has inspired millions of people from diverse backgrounds.
Oprah Winfrey, who visited Tina in the hospital in 2019, expressed her expectation that it would be their last encounter. The world will remember Tina Turner as a legendary figure who left an indelible mark on music history.