Cher inspired Turner to leave abusive husband

May 9th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin  


London, May 9 (IANS) Singer Tina Turner reveals that it was singer-actress Cher who inspired her to leave her abusive husband Ike because she looked very happy as a single woman. Turner left Ike in 1976, which was after a year Cher’s marriage to Sonny Bone ended. The two were very close fiends and Turner was impressed the way Cher enjoyed being a single woman. Turner was speaking on a TV show where she performed with Cher, contactmusic.com reports.

Turner said: “I just remember she was so free. I admired her freedom.”

But Turner confessed that initially she found it very difficult to cope with the divorce.

She said: “I called it Tina’s Operation Oops, because I made so many oops, but I slowly learned.”

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