The Grease actress died this morning.
Olivia Newton-John’s husband has paid tribute to her, following her death.
The Grease actress passed away yesterday morning, August 8th. She was 73-years-old.
Her husband, John Easterling, has since paid tribute to her following her death.
He confirmed she passed away at her home in Southern California.
“Dame Olivia Newton-John passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends.”
“We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.”
“Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer.
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— Jono (@jonoread) August 8, 2022
“Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continue with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer.
Her family has asked people to donate to the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund in her memory.
“Olivia is survived by her husband John Easterling; daughter Chloe Lattanzi; sister Sarah Newton-John; brother Toby Newton-John; nieces and nephews Tottie, Fiona, and Brett Goldsmith; Emerson, Charlie, Zac, Jeremy, Randall, and Pierz Newton-John; Jude Newton-Stock, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; and Brin and Valerie Hall.”
Olivia Newton-John was best known for playing Sandy Olsson in Grease. She also had a successful pop career and released multiple best-selling singles including Physical and I Honestly Love You.