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Tina Turner’s Weird Reincarnation Obsession

How the diva's bizarre story almost wrecked the launch of her hit musical!

Tina Turner is ready to be the toast of Broadway as she brings her musical autobiography to Great White Way — but first, the diva had to give up her obsession with reincarnation! “Tina: The Musical” has gotten rave reviews on the London stage since opening in April, and the ailing legend is now determined to see her story competing with Broadway musicals about Cher and Donna Summer. Insiders, however, said the musical took over a decade to come together because Tina insisted on telling two tales. The original script, then called “Simply the Best,” didn’t just have the pop star escaping abusive husband Ike Turner. Tina also insisted on scenes set in Ancient Egypt, where she ruled as Queen Hatshepsut…

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