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Singer Chanel Haynes was fired from Tina Turner’s music after performing with the Rolling Stones

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Singer Chanel Haynes had a one-time opportunity to perform “Gimme Shelter” with the Rolling Stones in Milan, Italy. She took it on, but, somehow, the other shoe dropped – the gig resulted in Haynes being fired from her dream role of portraying Tina Turner in a London West End musical.

in an interview with Rolling stoneThe New Orleans native told the venerable magazine she was canned Tina The musical and the final three shows were halted from completion, shortly after accepting a last-minute invitation from The Stones to fly from London to Milan to replace backup vocalist, Sasha Allen, who had been called off for an unspecified reason. Had to bow down.

“Gimme Shelter” has been a staple on the Rolling Stones’ setlists for decades, and is a duet between Mick Jagger and Allen. The band was told about Haynes, and after seeing some of her previous performances, the band wondered if she could fly to Italy, State.

“I can’t say exactly when I got the call because I don’t want to give a timeline,” she said Rolling stone, “But I will tell you that there was very little notice. Very little, Everyone was biting their nails. ‘How are we going to overcome this’ But let me tell you, the machine that the Stones have is like Buckingham Palace or the White House. They have employees of the same level. Next thing I knew, I was on a plane to Milan.”

Haynes said that he and Jagger only ran through the track once during rehearsals, and it was a hit.

“We’re just in each other’s faces ‘Just a shot away!’ In a small room,” she explained. “She had this little smile on her face the whole time. While we were done, the makeup, the food, and everyone else started clapping, ‘It’s going to work!’

And it did. Except, enthusiasm turned to deflation.

According to Haynes, she took to Instagram and shared an email she met Tina The general manager of music informed him that “until the suspension has been lifted or the investigation is complete and you have been informed of any decision, do not attend the theater or any place of work.” “The theater will be informed that you are not allowed to enter,” the general manager said.

According to Rolling stoneHaynes, a two-time Grammy-nominated artist, declined to share details of the suspension, but insisted it was directly related to his gig with The Rolling Stones that same night. Tina was scheduled.

“I would say that if you’re on the West End, there’s no person who can stop a show,” she said. “It’s not designed that way. After all, everything was fine. There was a show and a show happened, as it did [Stones] Show up in Milan. All the shows happened and I was happy with it.”

in a statement to Rolling stoneA representative for Musicale said it is company policy not to comment on personal matters related to personnel.

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