Tina Turner’s abusive ex Ike forced her to go to a brothel on her wedding night

TINA Turner has revealed her abusive ex-husband Ike forced her to go to a brothel on their wedding night.

The superstar singer, 78, has said what should have been the most romantic night of her life turned into a living hell.

Tina Turner has revealed what happened on her wedding night after she tied the knot with Ike
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The couple married in Tijuana, Mexico in 1962 when Tina was just 22 years old.

She has now revealed their first stop after the wedding was to a brothel.

The Simply The Best star – who was born Anna Mae Bullock – told You magazine; “Guess where we went?’

“To a whorehouse! On my wedding night!”

The musical couple married in 1962
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Tina left Ike in 1976 after suffering years of abuse
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The superstar singer says her first husband took her to a brothel
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Once inside the venue, Tina was forced to watch a live sex show – and the memory was so disturbing she blocked it out.

She added: “The experience was so disturbing that I suppressed it, scratched it out, and created a different scenario…

“A fantasy of romantic elopement.”

She admitted she never told anyone what happened on her wedding night because she was “too embarrassed”.

Tina added: “People can’t imagine the kind of man he was – a man who takes his brand new wife to a live, pornographic sex show right after their marriage ceremony.

“There I sat, in this filthy place, watching Ike out of the corner of my eye, wondering, ‘Does he really like this? How could he?’”

Tina suffered years of ill-treatment at the hands of ex-lover and music partner Ike, and finally fled her abusive marriage in July 1976 with just 36 cents in her pocket.

Ike died in 2007. Tina went on to remarry and now lives in Switzerland with her second husband Erwin Bach.

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