Olivia Newton-John Tributes: Hollywood Honors ‘Grease’ Star and Singer
Jane Lynch, Antonio Banderas, Lea Salonga, Gabrielle Union, George Takei and extra have posted tributes to “Grease” star and singer Olivia Newton-John, who died on Monday at 73 years previous. Along with John Travolta, who shared a heartfelt post about his “Grease” co-star on Instagram, different actors, administrators and members of Hollywood took to social media to recollect Newton-John’s profession.
On Monday, Newton-John’s husband introduced that she “handed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California…surrounded by household and mates,” including that she was “an emblem of triumphs and hope for over 30 years” after sharing her experiences with breast most cancers.
Jane Lynch, who sang “Bodily” alongside Newton-John for her visitor episode on “Glee” in 2010, merely tweeted “ONJ. Angel.”
ONJ. Angel. https://t.co/UfAf9ZlycA
— Jane Lynch (@janemarielynch) August 8, 2022
“Star Trek” actor George Takei stated: “We’ve misplaced an incredible, iconic artist in Olivia Newton John, gone too quickly from us at age 73. I belief she is now within the nice Xanadu past. Know that we’re perpetually hopelessly dedicated to you, Olivia. Relaxation in track and mirth.”
We’ve misplaced an incredible, iconic artist in Olivia Newton John, gone too quickly from us at age 73. I belief she is now within the nice Xanadu past. Know that we’re perpetually hopelessly dedicated to you, Olivia. Relaxation in track and mirth.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) August 8, 2022
Lea Salonga, who stars in HBO Max’s “Fairly Little Liars” reboot “Authentic Sin,” stated: “Relaxation In Peace, Olivia Newton-John. Hers was one of many voices of my childhood. Deepest condolences to everybody she cherished and cherished her.”
Relaxation In Peace, Olivia Newton-John. Hers was one of many voices of my childhood. Deepest condolences to everybody she cherished and cherished her.
— Lea Salonga (@MsLeaSalonga) August 8, 2022
Director James Gunn shared his condolences and revealed he lived in Newton-John’s former home at one level.
Actually unhappy to listen to in regards to the passing of Olivia Newton-John. My first actual crush as a child. I cherished Grease & her music & I coincidentally additionally purchased & lived in for some time the great dwelling she in-built Malibu. Could she Relaxation In Peace. ❤️ https://t.co/gP10SJWqFZ
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) August 8, 2022
“Final Evening in Soho” and “Shaun of the Lifeless” director Edger Wright paid tribute to the late star by praising her cult-classic musical movie “Xanadu.”
Olivia Newton John so fully dominated the charts and Prime Of The Pops after I was a child, it felt like she WAS pop music. And sure, Xanuda remains to be a stone chilly traditional track. RIP x pic.twitter.com/k8wR1bi5G0
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) August 8, 2022
Learn extra reactions to Newton-John’s demise beneath.
Relaxation in peace, Olivia Newton-John. 🖤
Deepest condolences to all of his household and family members. pic.twitter.com/qgHBVX4iMz
— Antonio Banderas (@antoniobanderas) August 8, 2022
Farewell with like to the legend who will perpetually be my first crush. Relaxation In Peace, Olivia Newton-John. 🥲🙏🏼👼🏻 https://t.co/IDdhwtoiDX
— Daniel Dae Kim (@danieldaekim) August 8, 2022
“Grease” is my #1 film of all time and made me a lifelong Olivia Newton John fan. Me and my sister watched Xanadu extra instances than I might depend. Sending a lot love and prayers to an actual reward of a lady and expertise. #RIPOliviaNewtonJohn 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 https://t.co/1M8lcVQuON
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) August 8, 2022
RIP Olivia Newton-John
Thanks a lot for great music and enjoyable reminiscences. pic.twitter.com/QBUnxEgmtn
— Dane Prepare dinner (@DaneCook) August 8, 2022
I’m SO saddened on the information of the passing of Olivia Newton John. I bear in mind being so star struck after I met her at my first Hollywood gathering for Paramount. She was the sweetest and brightest mild and I cherished attending to know her on “It’s My Social gathering.” RIP expensive, candy Olivia. pic.twitter.com/4FFgolVQNk
— Marlee Matlin (@MarleeMatlin) August 8, 2022
Very unhappy that beautiful, gifted, courageous Olivia Newton- John has died. I by no means obtained to fulfill her, however everybody says she was wonderful- at all times form.
— Mia Farrow🇺🇦 (@MiaFarrow) August 8, 2022
Very unhappy information. Nice admiration for a way she bravely confronted breast most cancers. Condolences to her loving household and mates. 🙏🏾💕 https://t.co/O5xuNjbAx4
— Robin Roberts (@RobinRoberts) August 8, 2022