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Tina Turner’s backing singer reveals how icon covered up marks from Ike Turner’s beatings

Tina Turner’s backing singer said she used to wear sunglasses and use make up before shows to cover up marks from the beatings she took from her first husband Ike Turner. PP Arnold, 77, who rose to fame from the age of 17 when she started as one of the trio of Ikette singers in the Ike and Tina Revue, witnessed the aftermaths of the violence inflicted on Tina by abusive Ike before the late ‘Private Dancer’ singer got free from the relationship by divorcing him in 1978. She told People: “I saw her face swollen with a black eye, before we go on stage.

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Tina Turner’s husband Erwin Bach seen for first time after her death
following the 83-year-old icon’s death on May 24.Erwin Bach made his first appearance on Wednesday in front of their villa, Château Algonquin, in Küsnacht, placing flowers in front of a memorial for his late wife, whose decadeslong career brought in tributes from fans, her friends and peers in entertainment, politicians and even royalty.The 67-year-old German music executive was dressed in all black and wore sunglasses as he tidied up the many gifts fans left in front of their longtime residence.Swiss German-language newspaper Blick reported that Bach was silent but “drawn by grief” as he “looked calmly and visibly moved at the gifts from the fans.”“He read cards with interest and carefully picked up bouquets of flowers to place them with other bouquets,” the site wrote in German.Turner died from natural causes at home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.A private funeral is planned for family and friends, according to a representative. The “Proud Mary” singer started dating music producer Bach in 1986, eight years after she ended her toxic marriage with Ike Turner.Turner knew it was “love at first sight” when she initially met Bach, she told longtime friend Oprah Winfrey in a 2013 interview.Bach proposed to the Grammy-winning “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll” twice before she agreed to tie the knot.