AFP - US pop legend Tina Turner, who has been living in Switzerland since 1995, will soon receive Swiss citizenship and will give up her US passport, Swiss media reported Friday.
“I’m very happy in Switzerland and I feel at home here. … I cannot imagine a better place to live,” Turner told German language daily Blick.
Turner, 73, who was born Anna Mae Bullock, lives in picturesque town of Kuesnacht, on the shores of Lake Zurich in northern Switzerland, and has passed a local civics test and interview, according to an official announcement published in the Zuerichsee-Zeitung daily.
US singer Tina Turner arrives for the Emporio Armani fashion show in Milan,
on February 26, 2011. Turner — who has been living in Switzerland since 1995 —
will soon receive Swiss citizenship and will give up her US passport,
according to Swiss media reports.