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'Tina Turner was my Beyoncé and proved why you should never give up on your dreams'

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Loose Women panellist and OK! columnist Judi Love has discussed Tina Turner's legacy following the singer's death as she shares what Tina meant to here.Tina Turner, who was born Anna Mae Bullock, passed away yesterday (May 24) at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.

She was 83, and had been suffering a long illness, her representative said on Wednesday. Reflecting on the singer's life and legacy, Judi, 42, exclusively told OK!: "I was heartbroken to hear about the passing of one of the greatest, most talented artists that has ever lived, Tina Turner.Tina is so special because she hit every demographic.

She continued: "I don’t know a single person that wasn’t a huge fan of hers, everyone loved her. For me, growing up in the 80s, she was my Beyoncé! "She was the glitz and the glam of the music scene that I grew up with, even if she did only receive her true recognition at a later age." Judi continued: "She was a representation of what you can become if you never give up on your dreams. "We throw around the word ‘legend’ a lot nowadays, but I don’t think that description fits anyone better than Miss Tina Turner.

She was a remarkably talented woman - the music industry has sadly lost an icon." Other celebrities who have paid tribute to the late singer, include Angela Bassett, who received an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of Tina in the 1993 film What's Love Got To Do With It.

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