September 30, 2022

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John Travolta Mourns ‘Grease’ Love Olivia Newton-John After Passing: ‘Forever Your Danny’

John Travolta Mourns ‘Grease’ Love Olivia Newton-John After Passing: ‘Forever Your Danny’

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They’ll forever be known as Danny and Sandy by generations of fans who loved the movie musical, Grease. Sadly, the pair, who were as close in real life as they were on screen, will never be together again, as Olivia Newton-John passed away on Aug. 8 after a 30 year battle with cancer. After the news of her passing, John Travolta paid tribute to his friend with a sweet, yet sad message.

TMZ. Olivia famously battled breast cancer for more than 30 years, although it has not been confirmed that her cancer was the cause of her death. She leaves behind legions of fans and loved ones, including her daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi.

interview with the pop icon last year. “[John and I] been through a huge, incredible experience together and we care about each other and we’ll always be friends.”

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That incredible experience brought them together many, many times, with the pair most recently reuniting just before the pandemic to perform as their characters at Grease sing-a-long events in Florida and California. They even put out a Christmas album together in 2012 called ‘This Christmas’. Clearly, they had a great relationship.

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Sadly, this is the second love in John’s life who has died after having breast cancer. His wife, Kelly Preston, tragically died after a private battle with breast cancer at just 57 years old in 2020. “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer,” John  wrote via Instagram on Sunday, July 12. “She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side,” he added.

 

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