Olivia Newton-John, the beloved actress and original Grease star, passed away in August 2022 after a long battle with breast cancer. As we remember her legacy, her daughter Chloe Lattanzi recently shared a heartfelt interview with Koda Kotb, where she revealed her mother’s last moments on Earth.
In a tearful account, Lattanzi recounted her mother’s final words to her. Newton-John, with love in her eyes, affectionately called her daughter “My sunshine.” It’s a touching reminder of the special bond they shared.
Lattanzi also shared how her mother maintained her sense of humor until she lost her ability to speak. Even in the face of her illness, Newton-John would crack jokes, bringing moments of laughter and warmth to those around her.
The Power of Love and Support
Despite her grief, Lattanzi expressed gratitude for the overwhelming love and support her mother received from her devoted fan base. To her, Newton-John was not just a famous figure, but her beloved mama. The outpouring of love from fans has been a lifeline for Lattanzi during this difficult time.
Describing it as a “great embrace from the universe,” Lattanzi appreciates the heartfelt messages and connections she has received from people all over the world. The immense love for Newton-John continues to touch the lives of those who cherished her.
Remembering a Legend
Olivia Newton-John’s impact extended far beyond her immediate family. Her co-stars, friends, and fans remember her with utmost fondness and admiration.
Stockard Channing, who portrayed Rizzo opposite Newton-John in Grease, expressed her deep sorrow. She fondly remembered Newton-John’s sunniness, warmth, and grace, remarking, “I don’t think I’ve ever met a nicer person.” Channing’s sentiments reflect the sentiments of many who were fortunate to know Newton-John.
Didi Conn, who played Frenchy in Grease, also shared her thoughts and memories. During Newton-John’s final days, Conn witnessed the unwavering dedication of Newton-John’s husband, John Easterling, and daughter, Chloe. They provided constant care and support, ensuring she was never alone.
Conn also shared her last exchange of messages with Newton-John, a reaffirmation of their eternal bond. Olivia expressed that Didi would always hold a special place in her heart, to which Didi reciprocated the sentiment. These final words of love and friendship hold a deep personal significance for Conn and others who were touched by Newton-John’s tremendous caring and enormous heart.
A Tribute of LoveJohn Travolta, another co-star and dear friend, shared a heartfelt message following Olivia’s passing. He emphasized how much she had enriched their lives, describing her influence as enormous. Travolta expressed his love for Newton-John, symbolizing the deep bond they had formed since they first met. He believes that one day, they will all be reunited.
Olivia Newton-John’s passing has left a void in the hearts of many. Her final words of love and her enduring impact on the world will continue to be cherished by her family, friends, and countless fans.