“Warm, funny, generous”. Tributes multiplied on Wednesday after the announcement of the death of legend Tina Turner, who died at the age of 83. Among them, the famous singer of the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, paid tribute to his “wonderful friend”, hailing an artist “so talented”: “She was inspiring, warm, funny and generous. She helped me a lot when I was young and I will never forget her. The two stars had formed a duo during a concert in 1985.
Another singing superstar, Gloria Gaynor, recalled that Tina Turner had "paved the way for so many women in rock, whether black or white." Diana Ross, who is among the greatest African-American singers of the last century along with Tina Turner, said she was "shocked" and "saddened" by the death of the legend.
For singer Ciara, "heaven has won an angel". “Thank you for the inspiration you gave us all,” she said on Twitter. Basketball player Magic Johnson, one of the best in history, was also moved by the loss of this “legendary queen of rock”. "I've seen her many times (in concert) and she was doing, by far, some of the best shows I've ever seen," he tweeted.
An emotion that was shared to the top of the American state. The White House has, in fact, deplored “an immense loss”. Learning in the middle of a press conference of the death of the "queen of rock", the spokeswoman for the White House, Karine Jean-Pierre, declared herself to be "a very big fan" and added: "Our thoughts go to his family and friends”. Even NASA went there with its tribute: “Simply the best. Music legend Tina Turner shone on stage and in millions of hearts as the queen of rock 'n' roll. His legacy will live forever among the stars.