Tina Turner gives up United States citizenship

| 13/11/2013

(CNS): Tipped off by communication from the US Embassy in in Bern, Switzerland the international media is reporting that singer Tina Turner has relinquished her American citizenship. Turner, 73, who has lived in Switzerland for nearly two decades reportedly went to the embassy in the Swiss capital last month on October 24 to sign her 'Statement of Voluntary Relinquishment of US Citizenship' under Section 349 (a)(1) of the Immigration and Naturalization Act.  The singer became a citizen of the country in April and iIn July, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and eight-time Grammy winner married longtime boyfriend Erwin Bach, a German music producer.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    With the steady erosion of any form of civil rights in the U.S. I can assure you this will not be an unusual occurrence. This is all taking place under the guise of ‘national security‘.  It seems to be a catchphrase for any number of abuses of the civil liberties Americans used to enjoy and were entitled to.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Nothing new! not the first and surely won't be the last.