The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll had a thing for the Rolling Stones frontman.
Tina Turner, who died at the age of 83 on Wednesday after a long illness, revealed in an interview last month that her celebrity crush is someone she knows well.
“I’ve always been in love with Mick Jagger,” Turner told The Guardian. “I loved the tour we did with the Rolling Stones.”
Turner and Jagger, 79, have collaborated many times throughout their musical careers, from performing on each other’s tours to performing together at the Live Aid Festival in Philadelphia.
in his 2018 autobiography Tina Turner: My Love StoryThe “Proud Mary” singer said, “Mick and I could never just stand there and sing – that wasn’t us.” We had to do something. He looked at me. I was wearing a tight black leather top and skirt, and I could see a mischievous idea taking shape.
“’Is that skirt coming off?’ he asked slyly. ‘What?’ my astonished answer was… ‘I’m going to take off your skirt’. Turner, who married her second husband, Erwin Bach, in 2013, asked her why, but it was too late to talk about it, Mick had already decided to do it,” she wrote. an old boy.”
After Turner’s rep confirmed the news of his death, Jagger took to social media to pay his respects to his late friend.
The Rolling Stones frontman said, “I am deeply saddened by the death of my wonderful friend Tina Turner. She was a truly talented artist and singer. She was inspiring, warm, funny and generous. She helped me a lot when I was younger and I will never forget her.
In the same interview where Turner talked about her love for Jagger, the “What Love Has To Do With It” singer also revealed how she would like to be remembered: “As the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. As a woman who shows other women that it’s okay to strive for success on their own terms.”