Tina Turner has called married life a "wonderful place to be" after finally exchanging vows with her partner of 27 years in Switzerland.
The 73-year-old singer wed German music producer Erwin Bach in a lavish ceremony at their home on the banks of Lake Zurich earlier this month (Jul13) in front of guests including Oprah Winfrey and Bryan Adams.
The nuptials were followed by a star-studded party several days later, and Turner has now opened up about her big day in an interview with Britain's Hello! magazine, insisting she is delighted to be a married woman.
She tells the publication, "It's that happiness that people talk about, when you wish for nothing, when you can finally take a deep breath and say, 'Everything is good'."
On the big day, female guests were asked to wear white and the men donned black outfits, while Turner walked down the aisle in an extravagant black and green Giorgio Armani gown, which she first spotted at a catwalk show in Beijing, China.
She adds of the dress, "I thought, 'I gotta have that, even if I never wear it'. Then I thought, 'I know, that will be my wedding dress!'"
The couple is currently on honeymoon in Italy.
The star was previously married to her musical partner Ike Turner for 14 years, but they divorced in 1978.