A couple of minutes ago, through the account @therealojn on Instagram, the news of the sensitive death of actress Dame Olivia Newton-John was released, who died at the age of 73 after a long battle against breast cancer. mother.
The unfortunate news was shared by John Easterling, husband of the famous actress, who assured that the Australian artist known for her leading role as Sandy in the musical Vaseline in 1978, she died peacefully this morning surrounded by her family and friends on her ranch in southern California, United States.
Despite the fact that the publication does not give information on the causes of her death, it could be deduced that Olivia died from the breast cancer she suffered from, since she was a pioneer in a foundation that is dedicated to researching the medicine of women. plants and cancer, which is inspired by its name and is known as Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund.
Known for being one of the most popular actresses in the late 1970s, she achieved worldwide fame when she starred alongside John Travolta in Vaselinebut it was not until 1992 when her name resonated again when she announced that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer.
After several treatments in order to fight her illness, in 2019, the actress announced that 27 years after the first diagnosis, the cancer had returned for the third time, and that she was undergoing therapy for a tumor in the lower part of the spine.