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P.P. Arnold, former Ike & Tina backup singer and soul icon in her own right, has penned a new memoir that claims Ike Turner raped her.


Tina Turner is speaking out about surviving her abusive marriage to Ike Turner. In a new interview with the Guardian in support of her new book, “Happiness Becomes You: A Guide To Changing Your Life For Good,” the music icon said: “Over the years I have summoned up my inner lion and overcome each health problem. Illness has given […]


Ike Turner’s 50-year-old daughter, Mia, claims the infamous Tina Turner rape scene in the 1993 Academy Award-nominated film “What’s Love Got To Do With It,” is a total fabrication. Starring Laurence Fishburne as Ike and Angela Bassett as Tina, the acclaimed film is based on the legendary singer’s 1986 biography, “I, Tina,” in which she recounts the abuse […]


Tina Turner sat down with Gayle King for an interview on CBS Sunday Morning and opened up about her “hard” life, marriages, iconic career, and the suicide death of her son Craig Raymond Turner at age 59 last July. “I think Craig was lonely, that’s what I think really got him more than anything else,” Tina tells Gayle. […]


In her new book My Love Story, Tina Turner opens up about former husband Ike Turner and how their abusive relationship almost caused her to end her own life. As reported by, the Proud Mary singer explained that their marriage (from 1962 to 1978) was “defined by abuse and fear, not love, or even affection” and how he felt the […]

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In a new interview, Tina Turner opens up about her decision to forgive ex-husband Ike Turner after years of cruelty and abuse. The 78-year-old legend told The Times: “As an old person, I have forgiven him, but it would not work with him. He asked for one more tour with me, and I said, ‘No, […]

  Unsung is still one of TV’s most popular music documentary shows so what better time for its return than Black Music Month? This season features legendary soul man Otis Redding, rapper DJ Quik, go-go superstar Chuck Brown, Xscape, and in its first episode, Ike Turner. Turner’s episode airs on Wednesday night at at  8 p.m. […]

In these church announcements, Bernice Jenkins catches up with some people who died that she hasn’t talk to in a while. What started out as conversation…