• Tina Turner passed away on May 24
  • The news is still reeling Hollywood
  • Many celebrities have paid tribute to Tina already

CNN reports that Oprah Winfrey shared a moving tribute, calling the influential pop icon, "a role model not only for me but the world." Oprah revealed the following too: "She once shared with me that when her time came to leave this earth, she would not be afraid, but excited and curious, Oprah told CNN.

Tina touched the lives of many

"I am a better woman, a better human, because her life touched mine. She was indeed simply the best," Oprah said. According to Turner's family, the 83-year-old performer died "peacefully" in her home in Switzerland.

Also interesting:

Turner passed from an undisclosed "long illness." Other music industry legends also paid their respects to Turner, including Mick Jagger...

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