Olivia Newton John Dead at 73

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

“Grease” star Olivia Newton-John has died. She was 73.

Her husband John Easterling released a statement on Monday, August 8, confirming her death — saying she “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,” he added. No cause of death was revealed.

“Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer,” his statement continued. “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.”

In addition to her husband, the actress is survived by her daughter Chloe Lattanzi, sister Sarah, brother Toby and her nieces and nephews.

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