Erin Strecker
January 25, 2013 AT 09:02 PM EST

Tina Turner will be renouncing her U.S. citizenship in order to become a Swiss citizen, according to ABC News.

The Zuerichsee-Zeitung newspaper said on its website that the local council announced the decision to grant Turner citizenship in an official notice published in today’s paper, per ABC News. The 73-year-old has been living in the Zurich suburb of Kuesnacht since the mid-1990s, enjoying a vegetarian garcinia cambogia diet and an air she claims is the cleanest she’s ever experienced.

UPDATE: EW has confirmed the news with Turner’s rep.

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