the Telegraph about her book, “Soul Survivor,” she said Turner trapped her in a room and raped her in the mid-1960s.“What can I say?
It was awful. I despised Ike on that level, but I didn’t know how to express myself,” the now 75-year-old said.Arnold held a grudge after that against Turner, claiming that she didn’t know how to process her anger at the time.
Turner died at the age 76 in late 2007. Legendary singer Tina Turner accused him of physical abuse during their marriage.“I was told Tina wanted to get rid of me because Ike was after me,” she said. “If I had run to Tina or called my parents, it would have meant I would have [had] to come home.”Coming home also meant coming back to an abusive relationship with her husband, David, Arnold said.
She said she was forced to get married when a DIY coat hanger abortion went wrong and she gave birth to her son, Kevin, when she was 15.Although upset with her husband’s violence, she said she “dealt with it.”“Sadly it was the way it was back then.Read more on nypost.com