Actress Olivia Newton-John has passed away

Actress Olivia Newton-John has passed away

Actress Olivia Newton-John, 73, has sadly passed away. 

Olivia Newton-John
Instagram/ Olivia Newton-John

Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John, was one of the biggest pop stars of the '70s and charmed generations of viewers in the blockbuster movie 'Grease,' died on Monday, according to a statement from her husband. 

She was 73.

"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," her husband, John Easterling, wrote in a statement on the singer's verified Instagram account. 

"Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer."

Newton-John is survived by her husband and daughter Chloé Lattanzi. 

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