Olivia Newton-John Dies At 73: ‘Optimism And Cannabis’ Kept Her Going In Final Years Of Struggling With Cancer

By Maureen Meehan, Benzinga – August 8, 2022

Olivia Newton-John, one of the biggest pop stars in the 1970s and early 1980s, died on Monday at the age of 73 at her ranch in southern California, according to her husband, John Easterling who posted the sad news on Newton’s Facebook page. She died of complications related to breast cancer.

“Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer,” reads the post.

While enduring her third bout with stage-four metastatic breast cancer, with which she was diagnosed in 1992 and never went into remission until 2013. In 2018, she learned the cancer had spread to her spine. Despite all this, the Australian actress said on many occasions that she persisted thanks to two things: optimism and cannabis.

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