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Tina Turner applies for Swiss citizenship

Tina Turner applies for Swiss citizenship

Jan 25 2013, 2:33pm CST | by

Tina Turner has applied for Swiss citizenship. The 73-year-old singer is set to renounce her US citizenship in order to make Switzerland - where she has lived since the mid 1990s - her permanent...

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Tina Turner applies for Swiss citizenship

Jan 25 2013, 2:33pm CST | by

Tina Turner has applied for Swiss citizenship.

The 73-year-old singer is set to renounce her US citizenship in order to make Switzerland - where she has lived since the mid 1990s - her permanent home.

Tina lives in the Zurich suburb of Kuesnacht and according to its local newspaper Zuerichsee-Zeitung, the local council has decided to grant her request but is awaiting formal approval from state and federal authorities.

A representative for Tina - who was born in Nutbush, Tennessee - told TMZ she was trying to get in touch with the legendary singer to clarify the situation.

Tina isn't the only celebrity to change their citizenship in recent times.

Gerard Depardieu - who moved to Belgium in December over his anger at French President Francois Hollande's proposed 75 per cent tax hike on the super-rich - officially became a Russian citizen earlier this month after President Vladimir Putin accepted his request to become a national.

Kremlin officials confirmed the news on Twitter, posting: "Vladimir Putin signs order giving Gerard Depardieu Russian citizenship."

'Asterix and Obelix' actor Gerard is well-known in Russia and a regular in TV ads for Sovietsky Bank.

Gerard moved to tax-friendly Belgium last month, declaring in an open letter that he planned to turn over his passport and French social security card because of Hollande's new tax on millionaires.

France's civil code states that a person must take up a new nationality in order to relinquish their French citizenship.

He ranted: "We no longer have the same homeland, I am a true European, a citizen of the world, as my father always taught me to believe."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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VIDEO: SNL Accused Of Stealing Tina Turner Sketch From Groundlings

Oct 6 2014 1:12pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(NBC) Did “Saturday Night Live” steal a sketch from The Groundlings comedy troupe? It certainly seems like it. This weekend, “SNL” aired a bit called “River Sisters” in which three Tina Turner impersonators (played by host Sarah Silverman, Cecily Strong and Sasheer Zamata) perform “Proud Mary” while telling the audience at a riverboat casino all about the life decisions that brought them there. It’s a funny idea — and very similar to one that Groundlings members Kimberly Condict an ...
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Mariah Scary! Shocking footage of her Tokyo Concert reveals the Diva struggling to Sing (Video)

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WARNING: What you are about to see will be shocking to Mariah Carey fans, in fact some will not believe their ears. Mariah has been on a short list of celebrities who have never been questioned for their ability to sing. That list includes legends like Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and Chaka Khan. Mariah’s latest performance has us comparing her to Chaka-Con! She sounded more like Tina “Turned Down” tha ...
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

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ON TN: Rookie Officer Killed, Eight Injured in Crash of NYPD Van (link) MONDAY LINKS: New York's City Council has plans for "taking cars off the road and shrinking the carbon footprint of city operations." (WNYC) A pedestrian died Saturday along stretch of Florida road where the sidewalks are often closed or under repair, "forcing walkers, bikers and even people in electric wheelchairs from a safe path and onto the busy three lane highway." (WST ...
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What a pheasant surprise: Police given bizarre 'thank you presents' including pair of game birds, juggling balls and cut-price kebab 

Sep 12 2014 6:21pm CDT | Source: Daily Mail

The gifts received by police officers in Cambridgeshire included two pheasants, money off at a kebab shop, cans of lager and tickets to see Tina Turner ...
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The NFL Punches Rihanna And Shit Around The Web

Sep 12 2014 3:37pm CDT | Source: WWTDD.com

In its infinite wisdom to cover its ass over fucking up the Ray Rice debacle, the NFL pulled a Rihanna song from its Thursday night football coverage so people wouldn’t think about Rihanna being punched in the face by Chris Brown. They also banned Tina Turner songs and any Michael Jackson songs created after his childhood beatings but before his molestations of other kids. Read all about the NFL trying to cover its ass. (The Superficial) John Mayer is trying to plow Jennifer ...
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