Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning singer from the hit movie ‘Grease,’ has passed away at the age of 73

Dame Olivia Newton-John has died at the age of 73.

Olivia Newton-John shared a happy memory photo with her beloved husband, John Easterling, on Instagram on Friday, three days before her death. Olivia Newton-John’s “Grease” co-star John Travolta paid tribute to his girlfriend on Instagram.

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What did Olivia Newton-John died of?

In a statement, her family announced that Olivia Newton-John had died after repeated treatments for cancer. Her age was 73.

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Richard Wilkins broke down on the Today show and said he didn’t want to do it. Karl Stefanovic comforted him, saying, “This woman was extraordinary.”

John wrote a touching caption next to a photo of his colleague Olivia, saying she “leaves such a huge void in the world.”

In a moving tribute, Kylie Minogue shared a photo of the two from 1988 and said she loved and looked up to Olivia Newton-John. Delta shared pictures of herself hugging Olivia and said she was “like family” to her.

Bindi Irwin shared a photo of herself holding Olivia Newton-John’s hand, writing, “One of the kindest and most wonderful souls the world has ever known.”

Delta Goodrem paid tribute to her beloved “mentor and friend” Olivia Newton-John after her death at the age of 73.

Before her death, Olivia Newton-John had asked her fans to donate to her charity in her memory instead of buying flowers, and her last picture was released. The picture shows her surrounded by sunflowers and with a bright smile.

Picture shows Olivia Newton-John surrounded by sunflowers and with a bright smile.
Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning singer from the hit movie ‘Grease.

Olivia Newton-John’s Instagram posts consisted mostly of retrospectives on her career, but on April 18, she shared a rare candid photo of herself. In a final video posted just before Christmas, she thanked her fans for their support over the years.

Olivia Newton-John battled breast cancer three times, the last time in 2017, and she spoke very openly about her diagnosis and treatment, which included taking medical marijuana.

The actress beat breast cancer twice, but was diagnosed again in 2017. She spent the last few years at home, advocating for animal rights and raising money for her charity.

She has said in interviews that she can’t complain about her life.

Born in England to an MI5 agent, Newton-John moved to Australia as a teenager and performed in the Eurovision Song Contest. After her role in Grease, she became a worldwide sex symbol and released her most successful album and single, Physical, in 1981.

After Grease, Newton-John’s acting career stalled. She devoted herself mainly to charity and humanitarian work, and met her second husband during an ayahuasca cure in Peru.

The Australian High Commission in the UK posted a photo of Olivia Newton-John at the Sydney Harbor Bridge and said they were “very sad” to hear of her death.

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