BREAKING: A Generational Icon Has Died

Olivia Newton-John

( – Olivia Newton-John, a generational icon who rose to fame in film and song, passed away today at 73.

Newton-John was once one of the most famous and popular women in the world, and her popularity never diminished for millions around the globe.

Her husband broke the news on Newton-John’s Facebook page and issued the following statement:

“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.

“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 Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund.”

“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-Stock, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; and Brin and Valerie Hall.”

Many will remember her performance below of You’re The One That I Want along with John Travolta from the movie Grease.