FILE - John Travolta, left, and Olivia Newton-John arrive at the The Penfolds Icon Gala Dinner in Los Angeles on Jan. 14, 2006. Travolta, who starred with Newton-John in "Grease," presented Newton-John with the "Lifetime Achievement award. Newton-John, a longtime resident of Australia whose sales topped 100 million albums, died Monday at her southern California ranch, John Easterling, her husband, wrote on Instagram and Facebook. She was 73. (AP Photo/Branimir Kvartuc, File)

On August 8, 2022, John Easterling, husband of Olivia Newton-John announced that the “Grease” star had finally succumb to her 30 year battle with breast cancer.

The actress died peacefully in her home surrounded by family and friends.

“Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) 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. Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer,” Easterling wrote on facebook.

One of the first to pay tribute was her Grease co-star John Travolta.

“My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better. Your impact was incredible. I love you so much. We will see you down the road and we will all be together again. Yours from the first moment I saw you and forever! Your Danny, your John!” he said.


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Recently Olivia’s daughter, Choe Lattanzi, 36, posted a loving tribute to her mom just three days before she passed.

“I worship this woman. My mother. My best friend,” she wrote in an Instagram post.

On the day her mother passed, Chloe posted an old photo of her with her mother.

The actress had beaten breast cancer twice however was diagnosed again in 2017.

In 2020, Newton-John never waivered in her confidence to beat cancer during an interview with The Guardian.

“I felt something was wrong. It’s concerning when it comes back, but I thought ‘I’ll get through it again.”