John Travolta leads Olivia Newton-John tributes after Grease star dies aged 73

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John Travolta has lead the movie star tributes to Dame Olivia Newton-John following the tragic information that she has died, aged 73, after a 30-year battle with breast most cancers. 

The Grease star died with family members by her facet at her ranch house in Southern California on Monday, based on her husband, John Easterling.

A Fb put up learn: ‘We ask that everybody please respect the household’s privateness throughout this very tough time.’

Touching: John Travolta has lead the movie star tributes to Dame Olivia Newton-John following the tragic new that she has died, aged 73, after a 30-year battle with breast most cancers

Her Grease co-star Travolta, 68, was among the many first to pay tribute, writing: ‘My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so a lot better. Your affect was unbelievable. I really like you a lot.’

He added: ‘We’ll see you down the street and we are going to all be collectively once more. Yours from the primary second I noticed you and eternally! Your Danny, your John!’ 

Actress Mandy Moore, 38, shared a black and white photograph of the star, with the caption ‘Thanks for the enjoyment you introduced numerous folks around the globe.’ 

Farewell: Her Grease co-star Travolta, 68, was among the first to pay tribute, writing: 'My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better. Your impact was incredible. I love you so much'

Farewell: Her Grease co-star Travolta, 68, was among the many first to pay tribute, writing: ‘My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so a lot better. Your affect was unbelievable. I really like you a lot’

Joy: Actress Mandy Moore, 38, shared a black and white photo of the star, with the caption 'Thank you for the joy you brought countless people around the world'

Pleasure: Actress Mandy Moore, 38, shared a black and white photograph of the star, with the caption ‘Thanks for the enjoyment you introduced numerous folks around the globe’

Rest now: Singer Richard Marx, 58, posted photos of himself with the late actress, writing: 'My heart is broken. Rest now, sweet friend'

Relaxation now: Singer Richard Marx, 58, posted images of himself with the late actress, writing: ‘My coronary heart is damaged. Relaxation now, candy buddy’

In the meantime her different Grease co-tar Stockard Channing, 78, referred to as Olivia ‘the essence of summer season’ in a press release to Folks.

‘I do not know if I’ve identified a lovelier human being. Olivia was the essence of summer season – her sunniness, her heat and her grace are what all the time come to thoughts after I consider her. I’ll miss her enormously.’

George Takei, 85, additionally paid tribute to the actress, writing on Twitter: ‘We’ve misplaced an important, iconic artist in Olivia Newton John, gone too quickly from us at age 73.’ 

‘I belief she is now’s the good Xanadu past. Know that we’re eternally helplessly dedicated to you, Olivia. Relaxation in music and mirth.’

Singer Richard Marx, 58, posted images of himself together with the late actress, writing: ‘My coronary heart is damaged. Relaxation now, candy buddy. You have been as sort and loving an individual as there’s ever been. I’ll miss you day by day.’ 

Class act: Broke Shields, 57, shared a lovely black and white photo of her and Olivia, writing: 'A true class act whose light shines everywhere she went... she inspired us all'

Class act: Broke Shields, 57, shared a beautiful black and white photograph of her and Olivia, writing: ‘A real class act whose gentle shines in every single place she went… she impressed us all’

Greatly missed: Scarface star Michelle Pfeiffer, 64, posted a photo of her and Olivia writing 'Thank you for your art and talent you gifted us all so graciously with. You will be so greatly missed'

Significantly missed: Scarface star Michelle Pfeiffer, 64, posted a photograph of her and Olivia writing ‘Thanks on your artwork and expertise you gifted us all so graciously with. You may be so drastically missed’ 

Thank you: Underworld star Kate Beckinsale, 49, posted a snap of the star as Sandy, writing 'RIP, absolute icon. Thank you for the years of joy'

Thanks: Underworld star Kate Beckinsale, 49, posted a snap of the star as Sandy, writing ‘RIP, absolute icon. Thanks for the years of pleasure’

Heartfelt: X-Men star Hugh Jackman, 53, wrote a heartfelt message on Instagram revealing Olivia was his first 'crush' and that he kissed her poster 'every night before bed'

Heartfelt: X-Males star Hugh Jackman, 53, wrote a heartfelt message on Instagram revealing Olivia was his first ‘crush’ and that he kissed her poster ‘each night time earlier than mattress’ 

Beloved: Dancing With The Stars pro Peta Murgatroyd, 36, wrote: 'This has done me over today. An Aussie icon and legend, there will never be another. This is so tragic'

Beloved: Dancing With The Stars professional Peta Murgatroyd, 36, wrote: ‘This has finished me over at this time. An Aussie icon and legend, there’ll by no means be one other. That is so tragic’

Gone too soon: George Takei, 85, also paid tribute to the actress, writing on Twitter: 'We have lost a great, iconic artist in Olivia Newton John'

Gone too quickly: George Takei, 85, additionally paid tribute to the actress, writing on Twitter: ‘We’ve misplaced an important, iconic artist in Olivia Newton John’

Heavenly voice: Singer Dionne Warwick, 81, wrote 'Another angelic voice has been added to the Heavenly Choir'

Heavenly voice: Singer Dionne Warwick, 81, wrote ‘One other angelic voice has been added to the Heavenly Choir’ 

Singer Dionne Warwick, 81, wrote ‘One other angelic voice has been added to the Heavenly Choir. Not solely was Olivia an expensive buddy, however one of many nicest folks I had the pleasure of recording and performing with. I’ll most undoubtedly miss her. She now Rests within the Arms of the Heavenly Father.’ 

Broke Shields, 57, shared a beautiful black and white photograph of her and Olivia to Instagram, writing: ‘A real class act whose gentle shines in every single place she went… she impressed us all.’

‘A beautiful mom and spouse, who was grace and power personified. Sending all of my like to Olivias household and mates. She’ll by no means be forgotten.’

Scarface star Michelle Pfeiffer, 64, posted a photograph of her and Olivia writing ‘Thanks on your artwork and expertise you gifted us all so graciously with. You may be so drastically missed.’ 

Dancing With The Stars professional Peta Murgatroyd, 36, shared an Instagram Story, writing: ‘This has finished me over at this time. An Aussie icon and legend, there’ll by no means be one other. That is so tragic. RIP the beloved Sandy.’ 

Summer: Meanwhile her other Grease co-tar Stockard Channing, 78, called Olivia 'the essence of summer' in a statement to People; Pictured together in 2001

Summer time: In the meantime her different Grease co-tar Stockard Channing, 78, referred to as Olivia ‘the essence of summer season’ in a press release to Folks; Pictured collectively in 2001

Forever: Actress Elle Fanning, 24, posted a beautiful photo of the star writing: 'Forever icon'

Without end: Actress Elle Fanning, 24, posted a gorgeous photograph of the star writing: ‘Without end icon’

Forever Sandy: Actress Gabrielle Union, 49, shared a snap of Olivia from Grease

Without end Sandy: Actress Gabrielle Union, 49, shared a snap of Olivia from Grease

Rest in peace: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna, 59, shared an autographed photo of Olivia with the words 'Rest In Peace'

Relaxation in peace: The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna, 59, shared an autographed photograph of Olivia with the phrases ‘Relaxation In Peace’ 

Icon: 'RIP What an icon,' Katharine McPhee, 38, wrote over a photo of a younger Olivia looking radiant in a black trench coat

Icon: ‘RIP What an icon,’ Katharine McPhee, 38, wrote over a photograph of a youthful Olivia wanting radiant in a black trench coat 

True icon: Fellow Australian star Rebel Wilson, 42, wrote 'You were a true icon and I absolutely adored you!'

True icon: Fellow Australian star Insurgent Wilson, 42, wrote ‘You have been a real icon and I completely adored you!’ 

Inspiration: Yolanda Hadid, 58, shared a tribute on Instagram: 'Rest In Peace beautiful angel, it was an honor to know you,' adding, 'thank you for decades of inspiration'

Inspiration: Yolanda Hadid, 58, shared a tribute on Instagram: ‘Relaxation In Peace stunning angel, it was an honor to know you,’ including, ‘thanks for many years of inspiration’

Sad news: Comedian Rosie O'Donnell, 60, took to Instagram and TikTok with a video expressing her sadness at the news

Unhappy information: Comic Rosie O’Donnell, 60, took to Instagram and TikTok with a video expressing her unhappiness on the information

Amazing: 'She was amazing, and I lover her. It's very sad. Rest in Peace, beautiful woman,' she said

Wonderful: ‘She was wonderful, and I lover her. It’s extremely unhappy. Relaxation in Peace, stunning girl,’ she mentioned

Underworld star Kate Beckinsale, 49, posted a snap of the star as Sandy, writing ‘RIP, absolute icon. Thanks for the years of pleasure.’ 

‘RIP What an icon,’ Katharine McPhee, 38, wrote over a photograph of a youthful Olivia wanting radiant in a black trench coat. 

X-Males star Hugh Jackman, 53, wrote a heartfelt message on Instagram revealing Olivia was his first ‘crush’ and that he kissed her poster ‘each night time earlier than mattress.’

‘I am devastated to listen to the information that @therealonj has handed away. One of many nice privileges of my life was attending to know her. Not solely was she one of the proficient folks I’ve identified… she was one of the open hearted, beneficiant and humorous.’

‘She was a considered one of sort spirit. It is no secret Olivia was my first crush. I kissed her (poster) each night time earlier than mattress. Her legacy will solely develop stronger within the years to return. A fighter for therapeutic from most cancers that is aware of no bounds. I really like you Olivia.’ 

Special: Actress Goldie Hawn, 76, shared an iconic video of herself on stage with Olivia, Meryl Streep, Bette Midler, and Cher as they performed What A Wonderful World during an all-star charity concert in 1990 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles

Particular: Actress Goldie Hawn, 76, shared an iconic video of herself on stage with Olivia, Meryl Streep, Bette Midler, and Cher as they carried out What A Fantastic World throughout an all-star charity live performance in 1990 on the Greek Theater in Los Angeles

Her light: 'Olivia's light will continue to shine and will never flicker. Never. Rest sweetheart. Rest peacefully, you are Love,' she wrote in her caption underneath

Her gentle: ‘Olivia’s gentle will proceed to shine and can by no means flicker. By no means. Relaxation sweetheart. Relaxation peacefully, you might be Love,’ she wrote in her caption beneath

Homage: Her daughter Kate Hudson, 43, also paid homage to the legendary star, sharing a video of herself singing Hopelessly Devoted To You, first crooned by Newton-John's character, Sandy Olsson, in Grease (1978)

Homage: Her daughter Kate Hudson, 43, additionally paid homage to the legendary star, sharing a video of herself singing Hopelessly Devoted To You, first crooned by Newton-John’s character, Sandy Olsson, in Grease (1978)

Inspiration: As she cradled her three-year-old daughter, Rani Rose, in her arms, the mother-three belted out the chorus before penning a heartfelt tribute to her 'inspiration'

Inspiration: As she cradled her three-year-old daughter, Rani Rose, in her arms, the mother-three belted out the refrain earlier than penning a heartfelt tribute to her ‘inspiration’

Actress Goldie Hawn, 76, shared an iconic video of herself on stage with Olivia, Meryl Streep, Bette Midler, and Cher as they carried out What A Fantastic World throughout an all-star charity live performance in 1990 on the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.

‘A lightweight landed on this planet 73 years in the past. Her voice introduced us to such joyous heights, nothing held her again, nothing. Her thoughts was sturdy and heroic. Olivia’s gentle will proceed to shine and can by no means flicker. By no means. Relaxation sweetheart. Relaxation peacefully, you might be Love,’ she wrote in her caption beneath. 

Her daughter Kate Hudson, 43, additionally paid homage to the legendary star. Whereas paying her respects to the Australian icon, the Nearly Well-known star shared a video of herself singing Hopelessly Devoted To You, first crooned by Newton-John’s character, Sandy Olsson, in Grease (1978).

As she cradled her three-year-old daughter, Rani Rose, in her arms, the mother-three belted out the refrain earlier than penning a heartfelt tribute to her ‘inspiration.’

The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna, 59, shared an autographed photograph of Olivia with the phrases ‘Relaxation In Peace.’ 

Yolanda Hadid, 58, shared a tribute on Instagram: ‘Relaxation In Peace stunning angel, it was an honor to know you,’ including, ‘thanks for many years of inspiration.’ 

Her mini-me: Olivia's daughter Chloe Lattanzi, 36, shared a number of touching photos of the two of them on her Instagram profile

Her mini-me: Olivia’s daughter Chloe Lattanzi, 36, shared a variety of touching images of the 2 of them on her Instagram profile

Baby joy: Another snap saw Olivia holding Chloe when she was a baby

Child pleasure: One other snap noticed Olivia holding Chloe when she was a child

Happy times: One photo showed the two women smiling as they took a selfie together

Glad occasions: One photograph confirmed the 2 ladies smiling as they took a selfie collectively

Together: Chloe also shared a photo where both her and Olivia looked incredibly dressed up and smiled for the camera

Collectively: Chloe additionally shared a photograph the place each her and Olivia appeared extremely dressed up and smiled for the digital camera 

Proud mom: In another photo Olivia looked proudly at her daughter as they did an interview together

Proud mother: In one other photograph Olivia appeared proudly at her daughter as they did an interview collectively

Actress Elle Fanning, 24, posted a gorgeous photograph of the star writing: ‘Without end icon’ whereas Gabrielle Union, 49, shared a snap of Olivia from Grease. 

Fellow Australian star Insurgent Wilson, 42, wrote ‘You have been a real icon and I completely adored you!’ 

Comic Rosie O’Donnell, 60, took to Instagram and TikTok with a video expressing her unhappiness on the information.

‘Oh boy, simply heard about Olivia Newton-John. What an important girl she was. She fought lengthy and exhausting. She had most cancers some time.’

‘I beloved her, I nearly purchased her home in Florida. It did not undergo however… she was wonderful, and I lover her. It’s extremely unhappy. Relaxation in Peace, stunning girl.’

Olivia’s daughter Chloe Lattanzi, 36, shared a variety of touching images of the 2 of them on her Instagram profile. One black and white snap featured a younger Chloe giving her mother a kiss.

Iconic: Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in the iconic 1978 movie Grease that catapulted her career

Iconic: Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta within the iconic 1978 film Grease that catapulted her profession

Sandy and Danny: Newton-John famously resisted the part of Sandy in the 1978 movie Grease. She was 28 at the time and thought she was too old to play a fresh-faced high school student

Sandy and Danny: Newton-John famously resisted the a part of Sandy within the 1978 film Grease. She was 28 on the time and thought she was too previous to play a fresh-faced highschool pupil

One other snap noticed Olivia holding Chloe when she was a child, whereas yet one more photograph confirmed the 2 ladies smiling as they took a selfie collectively. 

Chloe additionally shared a photograph the place Olivia appeared proudly at her as they did an interview collectively.  

A supply identified to TMZ additionally mentioned Monday: ‘After a 30-year most cancers journey, she misplaced her battle to metastatic breast most cancers,’ which was first recognized in 1992, greater than 30 years in the past. In 2013, it resurfaced earlier than going into remission once more till it reappeared in 2017.

Olivia obtained her huge break within the 1978 film musical nearly as good two footwear teenager Sandy Olsen – during which she starred reverse John Travolta’s hunky dangerous boy Danny Zuko – and originated the brand new music ‘Hopelessly Devoted To You’.

This got here after her pop profession – which started within the early 70s – the place Olivia made her identify with a string of pop hits, comparable to If Not for You, Let Me Be There and the smash hit Have You By no means Been Mellow.

Her beloved: Newton-John's husband John Easterling announced her death on her Facebook page on Monday; Pictured 2019

Her beloved: Newton-John’s husband John Easterling introduced her demise on her Fb web page on Monday; Pictured 2019

Difficult time: A Facebook post read: 'We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time'

Troublesome time: A Fb put up learn: ‘We ask that everybody please respect the household’s privateness throughout this very tough time’ 

The Glee visitor star had daughter Chloe Lattanzi, now 36, along with her ex Matt Lattanzi, who she married in 1984 and break up from in 1995. 

Olivia tied the knot with John in 2008, who appealed for donations to her most cancers charity in her reminiscence.

He added on the put up: ‘Olivia has been an emblem of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast most cancers. Her therapeutic inspiration and pioneering expertise with plant drugs continues with the Olivia Newton-John Basis Fund, devoted to researching plant drugs and most cancers.’

‘In lieu of flowers, the household asks that any donations be made in her reminiscence to the Olivia Newton-John Basis Fund (ONJFoundationFund.org).’

John concluded: ‘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-Inventory, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; and Brin and Valerie Corridor.’

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