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Johnny Depp Becomes Patron Of Folly Wildlife Rescue In Tunbridge Wells



Johnny Depp has agreed to become patron to a Kent wildlife rescue centre.

The Hollywood megastar, who recently visited Folly Wildlife Rescue, has now taken up a role with the Tunbridge Wells rescue service.

Johnny Depp recently visited Folly Wildlife Rescue in Tunbridge Wells a day after his lawsuit win - and he has now become a patron. Picture: Folly Wildlife Rescue / FacebookJohnny Depp recently visited Folly Wildlife Rescue in Tunbridge Wells a day after his lawsuit win – and he has now become a patron. Picture: Folly Wildlife Rescue / Facebook

The Pirates of the Caribbean star made the visit as he joined guitarist Jeff Beck – himself already a patron of Folly Wildlife Rescue – on his UK tour.

“Following the success of our patron Jeff Beck’s UK tour, featuring his good friend Johnny Depp, and Johnny’s visit to Folly Wildlife Rescue to see for himself the Trust’s work with wildlife, we’re very pleased to announce that Johnny has done us the great honour of agreeing to become a patron,” Folly Wildlife Rescue said on Facebook this morning.

“This is wonderful news, as it not only gives a much-deserved boost to our hard-working staff and volunteers, but will help bring attention to the increasingly desperate plight of wildlife.

“That worldwide is under ever-increasing pressure from human activities – and needs all the help it can get.”

Mr Depp, 59, who won his multimillion-dollar US defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard, 36, had previously surprised audiences and fans when he joined Mr Beck on stage in Sheffield and at London’s Royal Albert Hall. He was also pictured at a Newcastle pub.

Folly Wildlife Rescue’s hospital is based at Fairview Lane while its offices are on Sham Farm Road.

The sanctuary cares for hundreds of injured, orphaned and distressed wild animals throughout west Kent and East Sussex.



Tina Turner’s ‘husband will inherit nearly half her $250 million fortune’




Tina Turner’s husband is set to inherit nearly half her estimated $250 million fortune.
The ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ singer married music producer Erwin Bach, 67, a decade ago after a 27-year romance, and he donated a kidney to her to save her life in 2017 and supported her through her other health woes including her 2013 stroke just before they married.

Tina’s singer daughter-in-law Afida, 46, who is the widow of her late son Ronnie, told the Sunday Mirror about how the star’s wealth was likely to be split: “As she married in Switzerland, I think around 47 per cent will go to the spouse and the rest to the children.”
Afida Turner was married to Ronnie in 2007 until his death in 2022 aged 62 from complications linked to colon cancer.

Tina also adopted two of her abusive husband Ike Turner’s sons, and son named Craig from a previous relationship with musician Raymond Hill, when she was 18.
Craig died by suicide in 2018, which Tina described as her “saddest moment as a mother”.

Afida added about how the family set-up may lead to complications over how her estate is split: “Tina’s two children are Craig and Ronnie – she never adopted Ike Jr.
“It’s just because she was with Ike that they were in the family, so the only ‘blood’ descendants are Craig and Ronnie.

“Today I’m the only one with the name – there are no other Turners.”
Afida stressed she wasn’t thinking about Tina’s money, adding: “I’m not here for that. I’m here to respect my mother-in-law.
“I’ve always earned my own money – no one has ever given me anything in the Turner family – that’s the Turner way, OK.”

Tina’s final fortune of $250 million, estimated by Celebrity Net Worth, didn’t only come from her stream of hits including ‘What’s Love Got to do With It’ and ‘We Don’t Need Another Hero’.

She also starred in films such as ‘Tommy’, Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome’, and ‘Last Action Hero’, while her 1993 biopic ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ told the story of her path to success and battle to hold onto her stage name during her painful divorce from her abusive ex-husband Ike Turner, who died in 2010 aged 76 after subjecting her to beatings and sex she said felt more like rape.

She sold her image and music rights to BMG two years before her death in a deal thought to have been worth $50 million, and died in her $76 million Swiss retreat.

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Tina Turner’s Cause of Death Revealed




More details on Tina Turner’s passing have come to light.

One day after the legendary performer died at the age of 83, her cause of death has been attributed to natural causes, her representatives confirmed to Her publicist also told NBC News her death came after a long illness.

E! News has reached out to her manager for comment but hasn’t heard back.

On May 24, her team shared that she passed away at her home in Switzerland.

“With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow,” a statement posted to her social media pages read. “Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family. Tina, we will miss you dearly.”

During the latter years of her life, the “Proud Mary” artist opened up about battling several health issues, including high blood pressure, vertigo, a stroke, intestinal cancer and kidney failure.

In her 2021 documentary, Tina, the singer also shared she experienced post-traumatic stress disorder as a result from her tumultuous marriage to her ex Ike Turner.

“I’ve been on such a wild roller-coaster in the four years since my wedding,” Turner—who wed music executive Erwin Bach in 2013—wrote in her memoir, My Love Story, per Today, “that even I have difficulty keeping my medical catastrophes straight.”

Turner’s passing came just five months after the death of her and Ike’s son Ronnie and nearly five years after her son Craig passed away.

Tina Turner's Cause of Death Revealed

Her death sent shockwaves through Hollywood, with many celebrities speak out about the influence her achievements had on the industry.

“Through her courage in telling her story, her commitment to stay the course in her life, no matter the sacrifice, and her determination to carve out a space in rock and roll for herself and for others who look like her,” Angela Bassett, who played the legend in the 1993 biopic What’s Love Got to Do With It, said in a statement. “Tina Turner showed others who lived in fear what a beautiful future filled with love, compassion, and freedom should look like.”

As the actress—who won a Golden Globe for her role—noted, it was an honor knowing the icon on a personal level.

“Her final words to me, for me, were ‘You never mimicked me. Instead, you reached deep into your soul, found your inner Tina, and showed her to the world,’” she added. “I shall hold these words close to my heart for the rest of my days.”


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Tina Turner survived an abusive relationship with Ike and death of two sons




Tina Turner escaped an abusive relationship to find true love with her second husband, Erwin Bach.

The singer, who passed away aged 83 on Wednesday following an unspecified illness, was in a relationship with the record executive for 38 years. The pair married in 2013.

Tina had publicly praised Erwin for helping her find happiness after fleeing from her first marriage to husband, Ike Turner, which was plagued with physical and emotional abuse.

Ike first met Tina when she was a vulnerable teenager named Annie Mae Bullock. He renamed her Tina, and went on to form the musical duo, Ike & Tina Turner. According to Tina, he micromanaged her career, withheld her finances and beat her while she was pregnant.

After filing for divorce in 1978, Tina was left in debt and had her children to support. She went on to establish a successful solo career.

The songstress met Erwin in 1985 when he was working as an executive with EMI. The pair had an instant connection the moment they met, when he arrived to collect her from Düsseldorf airport.

She said Erwin had taught her how “to love without giving up who I am”, and that he had never been intimidated by her fame or success. He even donated a kidney to her in April 2017, which saved her life.

Writing in her book, Happiness Becomes You: A Guide to Changing Your Life for Good, Tina said: “Falling in love with my husband, Erwin, was another exercise in leaving my comfort zone, of being open to the unexpected gifts that life has to offer.

“The day I first met Erwin, at an airport in Germany, I should have been too tired from my flight, too preoccupied with thoughts of my concert tour. But I did notice him, and I instantly felt an emotional connection.

“Even then, I could have ignored what I felt — I could have listened to the ghost voices in my head telling me that I didn’t look good that day, or that I shouldn’t be thinking about romance because it never ends well. Instead, I listened to my heart.”

Tina’s spokesman confirmed she died “peacefully” at home and added: “With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model. With her music and her inexhaustible vitality, Tina Turner thrilled millions of fans and inspired many artists of subsequent generations.”

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