The whole world is mourning the loss of one of their favorite singers and actresses, Olivia Newton-John. She won the hearts of multitudes of people through her beauty and her magnificent voice.
Olivia Newton-John hit mega-stardom when she nailed the iconic role of Sandy Olsson, the Australian transfer student who fell for greaser Danny Zuko in the classic musical “Grease.” Zuko was played masterfully by John Travolta.
The movie because of a worldwide phenomenon that has remained popular for years. It transformed both Newton-john and Travolta into huge movie stars that everyone talked about.
The single “Hopelessly Devoted to you, performed Newton-John, was nominated for an Oscar for best original song.
Both Travolta and Newton-John stayed close friends until the very end. They reunited to celebrate “Grease” on several occasions and in 2018, they rejoined for the 40th anniversary of the screening of the film. They showed that they still had some major dance moves that were in the film.
There was also a special night in West Palm Beach, Florida, where the two attended a sing-along of the movie and a Q&A session at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre. Newton-John wore her signature yellow skirt and matching cardigan, complete with the white button-up. Travolta wore a classic leather jacket, with his hair slicked back.
It was the first time the two had been in costume since they first made the movie more than 40 years ago, Newton-John wrote on Instagram at the time.
After Newton-John’s family released a statement about her death, John Travolta posted a tribute to his friend and co-star on social media.
“My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better. Your impact was incredible. I love you so much. We will see you down the road and we will all be together again. Yours from the first moment I saw you and forever!” He signed it,” Your Danny, your John.”
Olivia Newton-John died on Monday, August 8th. She had fought a long battle with great cancer. John Travolta lost his wife, Kelly Preston, from the same disease in 2020.