It looks like Tina Turner is trading in her U.S. passport for a Swiss one.
The legendary rock/soul singer has been living in Kuesnacht, a suburb of Swiss capital Zurich, since the mid-1990s, and according to Associated Press, the local council has granted her citizenship.
The news was published last Friday in the Zuerichsee-Zeitung newspaper. Citizenship requires formal approval from state and federal authorities and Turner says she could not be more happy.
“I’m very happy in Switzerland and I feel at home here … I cannot imagine a better place to live,” she said.
The ageless 73-year-old was born in Nutbush, Tenn. and rose to fame during the 60s and 70s as a member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. Her biggest hits included “Proud Mary,” “A Fool in Love” and “What’s Love Got to Do with It.”
According to a representative from her camp, Turner wanted to “clarify her situation” and “therefore also give back her U.S. citizenship.”
Looks like she is so over being an American. We’ll miss you, TIna!