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Tina Turner Giving Up U.S. Citizenship

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After living in Zurich, Switzerland for nearly 20 years, Tina Turner is officially ready to make the northern European country her home.

According to Fox News, the 73-year-old will surrender her U.S. passport and adopt a Swiss one. "I'm very happy in Switzerland, and I feel at home here," Turner told the German paper, Blick. "I cannot imagine a better place to live."

Turner's rep told the Zuerichsee-Zeitung, a local Zurich paper, she will "give back her U.S. citizenship."

The Zurich council where she lives voted to grant the legendary singer and dancer citizenship; however, it will need to be approved at the state and federal level.

Turner's been quietly living with her partner, Erwin Bach, since 1995, reports Voanews.com.

Tuner was born Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tennessee.

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