The 78-year-old Music legend Tina Turner has revealed that she underwent a kidney transplant with an organ donated by her second husband Erwin Bach.
Tina said, her husband, Erwin Bach, “shocked me by saying that he wanted to give me one of his kidneys.” Turner says she was “overwhelmed by the enormity of his offer.”
Turner writes that afterward she felt “happy, overwhelmed and relieved that we’d come through this alive.”My Love Story”, that she has suffered from kidney disease, and by 2016 her kidneys were at “20 percent and plunging rapidly.”
Turner, whose hits include “Proud Mary” and “What’s Love Got to do With It?,” married German music executive Bach in 2013 after a long relationship.
In the book which will be officially released this month, Turner encouraged people to sign up to donate organs in order to save lives.It was published Saturday in the Daily Mail newspaper and released by its U.K. publisher Penguin Random House. The book is published in Britain and North America later this month.
According to singer, her husband didn’t only promised to be by her side through every step of the way, but he even offered to give her one of his kidneys. Turner says she was shocked and “overwhelmed by the enormity of his offer,” but even more happy and thankful.