Oprah Winfrey, Mick Jagger, Roberta Flack and others share emotional tributes to Tina Turner

The family of Turner told CNN in a statement that she died “peacefully” in her home in Switzerland on Wednesday after suffering from an undisclosed “long illness.” She was 83.

(CNN) — As the world mourns the loss of music icon Tina Turner, one of “The Best” singer’s most famous friends, Oprah Winfrey, shared a moving tribute on her website and social media.

Winfrey, who devoted portions of her landmark daytime talk show to Turner in the late 90s and the aughts, said in a statement posted to her Instagram on Wednesday that the influential pop culture figure “was a role model not only for me but for the world.”

CNN’s Chris Boyette contributed to this story.