Tina Turner 'to become Swiss, give up US passport'

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    US singer Tina Turner arrives for the Emporio Armani fashion show in Milan, on February 26, 2011. Turner -- who has been living in Switzerland since 1995 -- will soon receive Swiss citizenship and will give up her US passport, according to Swiss media reports.

    Read more @ Tina Turner 'to become Swiss, give up US passport' - FRANCE 24

    How many more wealthy will follow?
     
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    She doesn't look very Swiss...
     
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    Your link says she's lived there for almost 20 years, so I'm not sure this can be classified as some kneejerk reaction to something that will have a ripple effect among other high earners.

    Has she made any indication that it is based on tax rates like that French dude? I don't think Swiss tax rates are necessarily any lower than the United States, so I'm not sure if that her motivation.
     
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    Maybe she puts on a cheesey performance.
     

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