Grease star Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73

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Dame Olivia Newton-John has died at the age of 73, her husband has said.

Her family said in a statement that she “passed away peacefully at her ranch in southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends”.

They added: “Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer.

“Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer.”

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