Tina Turner is extraordinarily grateful for “having a second likelihood at life” as she celebrates her 80th birthday.
The star has been overcoming a number of sicknesses lately however is “completely satisfied’” to have the ability to document a particular message for her followers.
She shared a joyful video on her Twitter web page saying: “Sure, I’m 80.
“What did I believe – How did I believe I might be at 80? Not like this! How is that this?
“Effectively, I look nice. I really feel good. I’ve gone via some very critical illness that I’m overcoming. So it’s like having a second likelihood at life.
“I’m completely satisfied to be an 80-year-old girl.”
Missy Elliott additionally wished Turner a cheerful birthday, writing on Twitter: “We Have a good time your 80th at this time!
“It’s so IMPORTANT for us to KNOW OUR HISTORY in music due to artist like #TinaTurner who KICKED DOWN DOORS & left them open for artist like MYSELF & MOST of your FAVS.”
Earlier this month, the music icon and Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame stopped by the opening evening of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway in New York, stunning the viewers with an emotional post-show speech.
“This musical is my life however it’s like poison that turned to drugs,” Turner mentioned. “I can by no means be as completely satisfied as I’m now.”
She additionally opened up about her well being points in her 2018 memoir, My Love Story.
“I do know that my medical journey is much from over,” she wrote “However I’m nonetheless right here — we’re nonetheless right here, nearer than we ever imagined.”
The 80-year-old added: “I can look again and perceive why my karma was the best way it was. Good got here out of unhealthy. Pleasure got here out of ache. And I’ve by no means been so utterly completely satisfied as I’m at this time.”
Turner suffered a stroke in 2013 – three weeks after her wedding ceremony to music govt Erwin Bach – and needed to learn to stroll once more and three years later, in 2016, she was recognized with intestinal most cancers.
She turned to homoeopathic drugs to deal with her hypertension however that resulted in kidney failure.
The star thought-about an assisted suicide earlier than her husband provided to donate his kidney for her transplant surgical procedure in 2017.