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Tina Turner is trading in her U.S. passport for a Swiss one. The leggy singer is officially a Swiss citizen after living in the country for almost 20 years.

She has resided in Kuesnacht, a Zurich suburb, since 1995, and according to a Swiss report, the government has granted the 73-year-old, and native of Nutbush, Tennessee citizenship.

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“I’m very happy in Switzerland and I feel at home here…. I cannot imagine a better place to live,” Turner said in Blick, a German newspaper.

The singer wanted to “clarify her situation,” Turner’s rep told the Swiss newspaper Zuerichsee-Zeitung.

“Tina Turner will therefore also give back her U.S. citizenship,” her rep said.

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