10 revelations about Tina Turner's life from her 2021 documentary

Tina tried to finish her life utilizing sleeping capsules.

American music duo Ike Turner (1931-2007) and Tina Turner of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue perform on stage during recording of the Associated Rediffusion Television pop music television show Ready Steady Go! at Wembley Television Studios in London on 30th September 1966.

Ike & Tina Turner carry out in 1966.

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The documentary recounts the unraveling of Tina and Ike’s relationship as they tried to create successful report. Tina mentioned that Ike started taking medication and bodily abusing her extra continuously. He additionally would turn out to be indignant extra shortly.

Within the doc, Tina described a time when she acquired a prescription for sleeping capsules from her physician and nearly died after swallowing the entire bottle.

“I felt [like], that is it, no extra,” Tina mentioned. “I didn’t make it to the stage. I bear in mind being within the automotive and him sticking his fingers down my throat, attempting to make me throw up, and eventually I went unconscious.”

“I used to be insanely afraid of that man,” she mentioned of Ike.

The documentary then aired an interview Ike did in 2000, through which he gave his standpoint on Tina’s tried suicides.

“At first, Tina tried suicide two or 3 times, I feel that this was some type of consideration,” Ike mentioned. “She was sad in regards to the issues that I used to be doing. Me being a womanizer, being with all these girls. And I feel that the true reality is she was attempting to be one thing that she wasn’t.”

He added: “She was attempting to be what she thought I wished, not what she actually was. She was attempting to please me and so subsequently she was going by quite a lot of damage. And I feel she had a really sad life due to that.”