Olivia Newton-John has died at the age of 73

Olivia Newton-John Posted On Social Media Three Days Before Her Death

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By MLC on August 9, 2022 at 12:20 AM EDT

Olivia Newton-John tragically passed away on Monday, August 8.

The “Grease” actress died at the age of 73 following a 30-year battle with metastatic breast cancer.

Three days prior to her passing, the actress was active on social media.

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Olivia Was Active On Social Media Days Before Her Death

John Travolta and Olivia Newton John recreate their iconic Grease characters in full costume at the Meet N Grease sing-a-long in West Palm Beach
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Her last post was a “Flashback Friday” photo of Olivia and her husband, John Easterling.

Olivia’s daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi, memorialized her mother on social media as well. Chloe is Olivia’s only child.

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The 36-year-old shared multiple throwback photos from her childhood with her mom. A doting Olivia kissed Chloe in one black-and-white photo.

Another photo featured the “Physical” singer as a brand-new mom having some fun in the sun with her daughter.

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Olivia's Daughter Memorializes Her Mom

She also shared several behind-the-scenes photos of her and her mom on-set.

Chloe didn’t caption the memorial post.

Prior to Monday, Chloe shared a photo of her and Olivia with the caption, “I worship this woman. My mother. My best friend. @therealonj 💋💕👯‍♀️.”

Her followers showered her comments with positive thoughts and love.

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“Absolutely gorgeous, the close bond you both share is unbreakable and so adorable. Sending so much love to you both ❤️,” one person wrote.

Another commented, “Oh god Chloe I’m so sorry. What an honor to have seen you and your Mumma together and how much you made each other smile. Thinking of you and your beautiful family. She’ll always be with you angel xx.”

‘Grease’ Star Olivia Newton-John Dead After 30-Year Battle With Metastatic Breast Cancer
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My sincere condolences for your loss. Your mother will always be in our hearts with her angelic voice,” someone else wrote.

This adoring fan wrote, “So sorry Chloe to hear the sad news of your beautiful mum. Such an inspiration during my breast cancer journey. Wrapping you up in the biggest hug. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️.”

Olivia’s official Facebook page issued a statement regarding the actress’ passing.

“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,” the statement read. “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. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made in her memory to the @onjfoundation.”

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She is survived by her husband, daughter, 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’s “Grease” co-star and on-screen love interest, John Travolta, made a loving tribute to her.

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“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 wrote.

Travolta played Danny Zucko in the 1978 film while Olivia played Sandy.

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