Fact: Actor Paul Rudd showed off his lip syncing skills on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (25Feb14) as part of a fun competition with the U.S. Tv host. Rudd 'performed' Tina Turner's Better Be Good To Me and Queen's Don't Stop Me Now, much to the delight of the studio audience.
Quote: "I endured hardship all the way and we stayed on course all the way. Never smoking, never drinking, never doing drugs. My legacy is that I stayed on course from the beginning to the end, because I believed in something inside of me, that it can get better or you can make something better and that I wanted better. So my legacy is a person that strived for wanting it better and got it." Singer Tina Turner on what she wants her legacy to be.
Quote: "I didn't feel anything... At that time he was totally gone in my memory. It was almost like hearing (about) a person I didn't know anymore." Tina Turner on ex-husband Ike Turner's cocaine overdose death in 2007.
Fact: Tina Turner has become the oldest person ever to grace the cover of Vogue magazine. The 73-year-old Simply The Best singer appears on the front of April's (13) German Vogue. Meryl Streep was the previous oldest cover girl - she appeared on the front of Vogue last year (12), aged 62.
Quote: "When the opportunity was presented to me... I actually flipped. I'm a huge fan of Tina Turner and the song." Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger has re-recorded TINA TURNER's GOLDENEYE JAMES BOND theme for the Activision video game of the same name.
Quote: "I want to be Ike and Tina, but she doesn't want to offend Tina Turner. I think it's an honour." Nick Cannon on trying to persuade his wife Mariah Carey to dress up like a Private Dancer for Halloween.
Quote: "I don't use special creams or treatments. It's a mistake to think you are what you put on yourself. I believe that a lot of how you look has to do with how you feel about yourself and your life. Happiness is the greatest beauty secret." Tina Turner.
Fact: A string of A-listers took to the stage at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday (21Feb09), to pay musical tribute to nominated movies. The Office actor Rainn Wilson impersonated Mickey Rourke'S THE WRESTLER character to sing James Brown's I FEEL GOOD; Christina Applegate sang Tina Turner'S ROLLING ON THE RIVER as an ode to FROZEN RIVER; Teri Hatcher paid a raunchy tribute to WENDY & LUCY; and TARAJI P. HENSON seranaded the crowd with a rendition of R.E.S.P.E.C.T - replacing the chorus with B.A.L.L.A.S.T (for Ballast).
Fact: A string of A-listers took to the stage at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday (21Feb09), to pay musical tribute to nominated movies. The Office actor Rainn Wilson impersonated Mickey Rourke'S THE WRESTLER character to sing James Brown's I FEEL GOOD; Christina Applegate sang Tina Turner'S ROLLING ON THE RIVER as an ode to FROZEN RIVER; Teri Hatcher paid a raunchy tribute to WENDY & LUCY; and TARAJI P. HENSON serenaded the crowd with a rendition of R.E.S.P.E.C.T - replacing the chorus with B.A.L.L.A.S.T (for Ballast).
Fact: Soul legend Tina Turner thrilled fans at her Madison Square Garden concert in New York this week (begs01Dec08) when she stepped out on stage sporting a blonde wig and the same chainmail dress she wore when she starred in 1985 movie MAD MAX BEYOND THUNDERDROME opposite Mel Gibson.
Fact: Paul McCartney, Madonna and Duran Duran will be featured on a forthcoming collection of James Bond themes. The LP, entitled The Best Of Bond James Bond, is due out in the U.S. on 28 October (08) and will also include tracks from Tina Turner, A-HA, Louis Armstrong, Sheryl Crow and Garbage.
Fact: Rock legend Tina Turner has extended her comeback tour to include a five-night run at London's O2 Arena. The superstar will hit the British capital in March 2009.
Fact: Tina Turner is set to release a compilation LP, featuring two new tracks, to coincide with her comeback tour, which kicks off in Kansas City, Missouri on 1 October (08).
Quote: "BEYONCE's a wonderful young star. Diana Ross influenced her, I influenced her. But what I like about her is that she knows what she is doing. She's not rock 'n' roll, she's totally elegant. She doesn't pretend to be anything she doesn't want to be... and most importantly, she's in control." Legendary singer Tina Turner thinks highly of Beyonce Knowles, who she performed with at this year's (08) Grammy Awards.
Quote: "I pray that when I'm her age, that I'm exactly like her because I've never met anyone so supportive of the younger generations. It just was such a beautiful, inspiring experience." Beyonce Knowles enjoyed performing with Tina Turner at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (10Feb08).
Quote: "She invited me and I was honoured because she's done terrifically well with her career, she's talented, she is beautiful and she has just made it to the top." Retired Tina Turner on her performance with Beyonce Knowles at the Grammy Awards.
Fact: A quirky new Las Vegas revue features little people who impersonate stars like Britney Spears, Elvis Presley, Tina Turner and MILLI VANILLI. The Little Legends show is currently previewing at the Krave club.
Quote: "This is probably the biggest non-prison ever built for black people." Comedian Chris Rock jokes about pal Oprah Winfrey's new school for underprivileged girls in South Africa. Rock joined Winfrey, Spike Lee, Tina Turner, Mariah Carey and other celebrities at the launch of the $40 million (GBP20.5 million) academy on New Year's Eve (31DEC06).
Quote: "It was the hair. I was like, 'The hair is getting better and better, I've got a little Tina Turner in there when she was in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome'." Queen Latifah explains the attraction of voicing woolly mammoth ELLIE in animated film Ice Age 2: THE MELTDOWN.