Entertainment: The tender tribute of John Travolta to Olivia Newton-John

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  Le tendre hommage de John Travolta à Olivia Newton-John © Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

"My very dear Olivia". Thus begins the message written by John Travolta , in homage to Olivia Newton-John , died Monday August 8 at the age of 73. The two actors marked the history of cinema by embodying the mythical couple formed by Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson in Grease, The musical released in 1978.

"You made our lives so better," continues the actor. Your impact was incredible. I love you so much. We will meet again one day and we will be all together again. I was yours from the moment I saw you and I will be forever! Your Danny, your John!

From Grease, its leather jackets and its flamboyant soundtrack, the two actors kept an unwavering bond of friendship, as they entrusted in 2018 to the magazine People . Interviewed on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the release of the film, John Travolta had returned to the relationship that united him to his co -star since their years at the Rydell high school: "When you share this kind of dazzling success - and Nothing could exceed it - you share a link […] I saw [Olivia Newton -John] to have a child, divorce, lose your sister. She saw my wedding, the arrival of my children. It is wonderful and full of shared memories. »

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  Olivia Newton-John Dies At Age 73 “Grease” star Olivia Newton-John has died at age 73. A message from her husband John Easterling on her official Instagram and Facebook accounts confirmed the news of her death on Monday, August 8. “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," her Instagram account reads alongside a photo of the smiling actress.


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A friendship over the trials of life

who died of breast cancer Who had been diagnosed for the first time in 1992, Olivia Newton-John was able to count on the support of John Travolta during his illness. Both exchanged regularly by sms and email, and saw themselves "two to three times a year". "[In difficult times] John always reaches out to me [...] we stayed friends," she confirmed to people.

After sharing the poster a second time in the film Second Chance, released in 1983, they gathered in 2012 on the charity album This Christmas. For this musical reunion, the two stars shared Christmas songs in duo. The benefits of the album sales were donated to the Olivia Newton-John Foundation for research around cancer, as well as to the Jett Travolta Foundation for children with motor and mental disorders, named after the name of Son of John Travolta died in 2009 at the age of 16. In 2020, eleven years after the death of his son, John Travolta lost his wife Kelly Preston Travolta, who died of breast cancer. The loss of this "radiant and magnificent woman" "strengthened the determination" of Olivia Newton-John to create her own foundation, reports People .

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