An absolute music legend has tragically died aged 83.
Following the tragic passing of the iconic musician Tina Turner, her final public appearance has resurfaced.
And in it, we see Turner’s final words to the world.
And they are totally iconic!
“What a legend!” wrote one fan.
Tina Turner was the Queen of Rock & Roll.
She was born in Tennessee back in 1939.
She had a truly illustrious career.
Rising to fame with her partner Ike before gaining further prominence as a solo artist.
She sold over 100 million records.
Turner has also won twelve Grammys, including 3 Grammy Hall of Fame awards, and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
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She was even inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
But this week, sad news hit Turner fans.
Tina had been plagued by ill health for many years.
And in a 2021 HBO documentary, she announced her retirement from the world of showbiz.
“Some people say the life that I lived and the performances that I gave, the appreciation, is blasting with the people. And yeah, I should be proud of that. I am.”
“But when do you stop being proud? I mean, when do you, how do you bow out slowly? Just go away?”
Her husband Erwin confirmed she was using the documentary as an opportunity to step down.
“She said, ‘I’m going to America to say goodbye to my American fans and I’ll wrap it up’.”
“And I think this documentary and the play, this is it — it’s a closure.”
And following some well-earned time off, more sad news arrived.
It was confirmed yesterday that Turner had passed away aged 83.
Turner died in her home in Switzerland.
This followed multiple health scares in the latter years of her life.
This included intestinal cancer, strokes, and kidney failure in her final years.
But now, the final image of Tina Turner has surfaced online.
And it’s breaking the internet’s hearts …
Scroll on to see the photo.
Over the past few years, we have lost a lot of memorable celebrities.
Whether that’s musicians, actors, or artists, there have been many notable losses of people that have touched our lives in some way or another. And we’d like to take some time to remember them for their talents…
Who better to start the tributes of our most loved celebrities than James Caan.
Caan most notably played the role of Santino “Sonny” Corleone in the hit movie The Godfather, which earned him an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He also appeared in Misery and Elf which just proves what great range he had. He passed away on July 6, aged eighty-two.
Sharing Caan’s love of gangsta roles, Sirico, who started out on the big screen in 1974, appeared in Goodfellas as Tony Stacks. He also famously played the character Paulie Walnuts in The Sopranos. He died on July 8 aged seventy-nine.
We have sadly lost another star from Goodfellas this year, Liotta played the mobster Henry Hill and most recently appeared in Shades of Blue, with Jennifer Lopez. He died on May 26, aged sixty-seven.
Mara was a TV and theatre actor. Police believe she drowned while swimming in the St. Lawrence River. She was sixty-one.
Keane was a famous painter, who only received acclaim for her work twenty years after her husband rose to fame for passing her work off as his own. He was eventually found out. She continued to paint until her death at the age of ninety-four.
Judd was a well-known country singer who performed with her daughter in the band Judds, together the pair won 5 Grammy Awards and even made it into the Country Music Hall of Fame. She died on April 30, aged seventy-six.
Morse started out on Broadway way back in 1955, which catapulted his career in showbiz, later on in his career he took to acting on TV and won many accolades for his performances. His most notable TV performance was as Bertram Cooper in Mad Men. He died on April 20, aged ninety.
We all know Gottfried as the incredible comedian with the iconic shrill voice. He notably appeared on Saturday Night Live, and also played the parrot Iago in Disney’s Aladdin. Sadly, he died on April 12, aged sixty-seven.
Harris was most well known for her role as Estelle Costanza on the sitcom Seinfeld. She also took on voice work for Mrs. Potato Head in the animated movie Toy Story. She died on April 3, aged ninety-three.
Parker was a singer from the popular British boyband The Wanted. Sadly, in 2020, he was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer. He died on March 30, aged just thirty-three.
Hawkins was famously known for being the drummer for Foo Fighters, he played with the band for twenty-five years, and gained a lot of fans in the process. He died on March 25, aged fifty.
Hall, known as Razor Ramon, was a pro wrestler who founded the New World Order, with Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash. He died on March 14 shortly after getting a hip replacement, suffering multiple heart attacks before he passed. He was sixty-three.
Hurt worked in TV, Theater, and Film during his illustrious career in Hollywood. He was nominated for 4 Academy Awards and won an Oscar for Best Actor in 1985. He died on March 13, aged seventy-one.
The Mexican-American actor worked on the children’s TV show Sesame Street for over forty years and was a huge part of our lives growing up. He also appeared in other TV shows, such as Law & Order. He died on March 10, aged eighty-one.
Kellerman was in the spotlight for over 5 decades, starring in TV shows before going on to play notable parts such as Margaret Houlihan in MASH, and recently the mother of Mark Maron in Maron. She died on February 24, aged eighty-four.
Reitman was an incredible director, working on such movies as Ghostbusters, and Twins. He died at home in California on February 12, aged seventy-five.
Davis needs very little introduction, the funk singer was well known for her incredible vocals. After less than a decade in the industry, she decided to leave. But she’s still famous for her iconic hits. She died on February 9, aged seventy-seven.
Manfred Thierry Mugler…
Mugler was a well-known French fashion designer who worked with some of the greats during his career. He was most notably responsible for creating Kim Kardashian’s wet-look dress for the Met Gala in 2019. He died on January 23, aged seventy-three.
Marvin Lee Aday (Meat Loaf)…
Meat Loaf sold over 100 million albums worldwide. The rock music icon not only had incredible skill with words, but his theatrical performances were next level. He died on January 20, aged seventy-four.
Anderson had a long career as a stand-up comedian and also worked in television for a short time, gaining an Emmy for his role on Baskets. He sadly died from cancer on January 21, aged sixty-eight.
The French actor was best known for playing young Hannibal in Hannibal Rising and was scheduled to make an appearance in the Marvel series, Moon Knight. However, he sadly died in a freak skiing accident on January 19, aged thirty-seven.
Saget was best known for his role as Danny Tanner in the hit TV show Full House, and appeared in a range of TV shows and movies over the years. Although fans know him best as a stand-up comedian. He died on January 9 aged sixty-five.
Lang was the co-creator of the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival which began in 1969. It was a hugely historic event for the music industry. He died on January 8, aged seventy-seven.
Poitier was the first black actor to win an Academy Award for his role in Lillies of the Field, in which he won best actor. He also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Poitier died on January 6, aged ninety-four.
Lenny Von Dohlen…
The actor played the character Harold Smith on the original Twin Peaks, he also appeared in the movie Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. He died on July 5 at the age of sixty-three.
Turkel was best known for his roles in The Shining and Blade Runner, and over the course of his career appeared in over 100 films and TV shows! He died on June 27, aged ninety-four.
Keed was a rapper and only starting out in his career when he suffered sudden liver and kidney failure leading to his tragic death. He died on March 13, aged just twenty-four.
The veteran stage actor also dabbled in TV and is famously known for his appearances in The Sopranos and Law & Order. He died on May 7 at the age of sixty-five.
Hagerty was best known for playing the janitor Mr. Treeger on Friends, but more recently appeared on the sitcoms; The George Carlin Show and Lucky Louie. He died on May 5, aged sixty-seven.
Barnes was an actress and writer best known for her roles in hit movies The Parent Trap and Auntie Mame. She died on April 29, aged eighty-seven.
Jinaro appeared on a range of TV shows such as ER, The Young and the Restless, and Judging Amy. She died after a battle with cancer on April 27, aged forty-eight.
Sheridan was a veteran actress, who played Jerry’s overbearing mom on the show Seinfeld. She also appeared in several theatre and TV productions over her career. She died on April 15 of natural causes. Sheridan was ninety-three.
Allen was best known for her roles in The Sopranos and A League of Their Own. She died on April 6, aged ninety-five.
Kryst was Miss USA back in 2019 and worked with Extra. She died on January 30, aged thirty, after allegedly jumping from a building in New York.
Moses J. Moseley…
Moseley worked on the hit TV show The Walking Dead as one of Michonne’s guard zombies. He died on January 26, aged thirty-one.
Grease star Newton-John tragically passed away after a long battle with cancer aged seventy-three.
Tina Turner’s son passed away aged 62 after being pronounced dead on the street after struggling to breathe.
His family confirmed his cause of death, writing: “After suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis, he peacefully passed away yesterday. His family ask for privacy while they process this tremendous loss.”
The Italian bombshell, who once starred alongside icons like Humphrey Bogart and Frank Sinatra, died aged 95.
The American Idol star, who made it to the top 6 back in 2014, died of a heart attack.
The wrestler died in a car accident, The Mirror reported.
The legendary musician and member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, passed away at age 81.
The father of TikTok duo Enkyboys died aged just 35 after a battle with colon cancer.
John Ventimiglia’s daughter Odele Cape died aged just 25. The cause of death has not yet been revealed.
The Star Trek and Vampire Diaries actress passed away following a cancer diagnosis aged 45.
The executive producer of This Week on ABC passed away aged just 37.
The legendary composer responsible for such classics as “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head” died aged 94.
According to a report by TMZ, Jansen died in New York due to cardiomegaly (enlarged heart), coupled with aortic valve complications.
The actor, best known for his work on Baretta, died on Thursday aged 89 from heart disease.
The Hawkwind guitarist passed away aged 77 after battling a short illness.
The actor known for his roles in Star Wars and Harry Potter movies died after collapsing outside a London train station.
The Storage Wars alum has lost his battle with cancer, his son Ricky has told TMZ.
Seattle Sea Dragons defensive end Chris Smith died at the age of 31.
The star of K-pop group ASTRO tragically passed away aged 25.
And now, Otis Redding III.
The son and namesake of the 1960s soul singer has died from cancer at age 59.
The legendary TV host has lost his battle with cancer, TMZ learned.
Torie Bowie’s management confirmed the athlete passed away aged just 32.
And now, Tina Turner.
The music icon died at home in Switzerland following multiple health issues.
Soon after, heartbreaking photos from the end of Turner’s life resurfaced.
And they’ve left the internet feeling emotional.
Turner was last seen in public in 2019.
She attended the premiere of the Tina Turner musical, based on her life and songs.
But fans noticed she was looking rather frail.
She appeared unable to walk without assistance.
And in 2021, Turner posted the final image of herself on Twitter.
She was stood in front of a big screen television promoting her documentary.
Turner looked noticeably small and thin.
You can see the heartbreaking photo right here …
Turner’s final Instagram post is also breaking the internet’s hearts…
“My kidneys are victims of my not realizing that my high blood pressure should have been treated with conventional medicine,” Turner wrote on the social media platform.
“I have put myself in great danger by refusing to face the reality that I need daily, lifelong therapy with medication.”
“For far too long I believed that my body was an untouchable and indestructible bastion.”
“And that’s why I’m telling you today: Show your kidneys love! They deserve it!”
See the tragic post right here …
And now, Turner’s final public appearance has caught the world’s attention.
She last spoke to the world in a YouTube video celebrating her induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2021.
“Hi, everybody, it was really special when I heard that the Hall of Fame was giving me a trophy,” Turner said.
“If they’re still giving me awards at 81, I must have done something right. Yeah, this is mine, only I don’t care about you now,” she laughed.
“I am grateful to so many beloved people who believed in me and stood by me on my journey here – especially you, my fans. Keep on rocking!”
Watch the video right here.
Our thoughts are with their family and friends at this difficult time.
Rest in peace.