‘Rest in glorious peace’: condolences arrive to Olivia Newton-John

Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Olivia Newton-John died Monday at the age of 73.

The star, best known for appearing in the film adaptation of “Grease,” died at her ranch in Southern California, her husband John Easterling. wrote on social media.

“Olivia has been a symbol of triumph and hope for more than 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer,” he said, asking that “everyone respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.”

Her “Grease” co-star John Travolta also took to Instagram following the news of her death.

“My dear Olivia” Travolta wrote“You made our lives so much better. Your impact was incredible. I love you so much. We will see you in the future and we will all be together again. Yours from the first moment I saw you and forever! You Danny, your Juan !”

Other celebrities, including Viola Davis and Janis Joplin, also posted tributes to Olivia Newton-John:

With files from CTVNews.ca Writer Brooklyn Neustaeter and The Associated Press

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