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Olivia Newton-John's Family: She's Visiting Us After Death

Daughter, widower say late singer has appeared as a blue orb to them

(Newser) - Olivia Newton-John died a year ago this month, at the age of 73, and her closest family members say her missed presence has been coming through for them "in ways they never could have imagined," per People . Chloe Lattanzi, the late singer's 37-year-old daughter, tells the magazine...

Here Were the Best Moments From the Oscars
The Oscars Got
Pretty Emotional

The Oscars Got Pretty Emotional

Some of the night's best moments included a tribute from Travolta, reunion between Indiana Jones stars

(Newser) - Everything Everywhere All at Once was the big winner at Sunday night's Academy Awards , but there were plenty of big moments to go around at the star-studded event:
  • Irritation, actually: Before the show even began, Hugh Grant made an appearance on the "red" carpet that had everyone buzzing,

John Travolta Pays Moving Tribute to Olivia Newton-John

"My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better'

(Newser) - Olivia Newton-John died on Monday , and her Grease co-star was one of the first to pay tribute. John Travolta played Danny Zuko and Newton-John played Sandy Olsson in the enduring 1978 hit. "My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better," Travolta wrote in an...

Olivia Newton-John Dead at 73
Olivia Newton-John Dies

Olivia Newton-John Dies

'Grease' superstar was 'a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years'

(Newser) - Farewell, Sandy. Olivia Newton-John, one of the world's biggest superstars in the '70s and '80s, died Monday, her husband says. She was 73. Newton-John "passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends," John Easterling said in a...

Amid Health Rumors, Newton-John Quotes Mark Twain

'Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated'

(Newser) - Olivia Newton-John revealed her third cancer diagnosis last year with optimism: "I believe I will win over it," she said. The Grease actress remains of the same mindset despite reports suggesting she has only weeks to live, per People . "I just want to say the rumors of...

After 3rd Cancer Diagnosis, Grease Star Turns to 'Modern' Meds

Olivia Newton-John uses cannabis oil to help relieve pain after tumor found at base of her spine

(Newser) - In a secret she kept "from almost everyone," Olivia Newton-John was diagnosed with cancer in her shoulder five years ago—more than 20 years after she was first diagnosed with breast cancer, CNN notes. Now, just weeks shy of her 70th birthday, the Australian singer and actress reveals...

Billy Corgan Says He Saw a Human Shift Shape

And 8 more celebs who say they've seen something otherworldly

(Newser) - It's only Wednesday, and yet it's already been a good week for the paranormal. First came coverage of Miami GOP congressional candidate Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera, who once said she's remained in telepathic contact with aliens ever since she was abducted at age 7 by "three blond,...

Olivia Newton-John: Back Pain Was Actually Cancer

Reveals breast cancer diagnosis, cancels tour

(Newser) - Olivia Newton-John says she has breast cancer and is canceling her June tour. The 68-year-old singer said Tuesday she initially thought she was suffering from back pain, but learned it was "breast cancer that has metastasized to the sacrum." Newton-John said she will complete "a short course...

7 Stars With Absolutely Nutso Backgrounds

Woody Harrelson's dad was a hit man

(Newser) - If you thought being an international superstar was about as crazy as your life could get, think again. Cracked and The Stir round up 15 celebrities with even crazier (and some of them very painful) backgrounds:
  • Woody Harrelson's dad, who walked out on the family in 1968, was a

Olivia Newton-John Commissions Exorcism

For home where man committed suicide

(Newser) - After a man committed suicide at her Florida home , Olivia Newton-John has responded by—what else?—getting a priest to perform an exorcism on the property, Radar reports. Contractor Christopher Pariseletti, 41, shot himself in the head last month. Newton-John and her husband were trying to sell the 5,500-square-foot...

Man Found Shot Dead at Olivia Newton-John's Home

Contractor believed to have killed himself

(Newser) - A 42-year-old man found shot dead at Olivia Newton-John's Florida home yesterday was a contractor working at the house, police say. Newton-John, who owns the home with husband John Easterling, was not at the Jupiter Inlet Colony house at the time, Reuters reports. The death appears to be a...

Actors Who Played Teens When They Were How Old?!

'The Fonz' was actually ... 29

(Newser) - It's common knowledge that teenage characters in movies and TV shows are rarely played by actual teenagers. Fox News rounds up 62 notable cases, and reveals the ages of the actors in question. Click through for a sampling or check out the complete list . (Or click to read about...

Best Part of Ghastly Travolta Video? The Reactions

Travolta, Newton-John team up for 'I Think You Might Like It'

(Newser) - This somehow came to pass: John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John channel Grease's Danny and Sandy in a new video as they line dance and twang about Christmas together before ultimately driving off in a bright turquoise convertible. That description doesn't exactly sum up how awful the pair's...

9 Australian Celebs Who Aren't Actually Australian

Unfortunately, New York is responsible for Mel Gibson

(Newser) - Mel Gibson is many things, few of them complimentary…but one thing he is not? Australian. Ben Widdicombe rounds up 9 celebrities commonly—and mistakenly—thought of as Aussies, on PopEater :
  1. Mel Gibson: He was born in Peekskill, NY, and didn’t move to Sydney until he was 12. He

Newton-John's Dead Ex Alive in Mexico

Speculation reigns he faked it to escape debt

(Newser) - Olivia Newton-John’s former lover has been presumed dead since going missing on a 2005 fishing trip—but he may have faked it due to rising debts, the Daily Mail reports. Private investigators claim to have found Patrick McDermott working in a small Mexican fishing town, and a fax sent...

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