Richard E Grant pays tribute to Olivia Newton-John following her dying at age 73: ‘I used to be rivetted about how constructive and upbeat she was’
Richard E Grant has paid tribute to Olivia Newton-John by praising the actress’s ‘terribly upbeat’ manner whereas dwelling with most cancers.
The British actor, 65, spoke on Channel 10’s The Project on Tuesday about his late spouse Joan Washington who challenged him to ‘discover pleasure’ on a regular basis after her dying final year.
He additionally praised Olivia, who died at age 73 at her residence in southern California after affected by most cancers for greater than three many years.
Richard E Grant (pictured) paid tribute to Olivia Newton John by praising the actress’s ‘terribly upbeat’ manner whereas dwelling with most cancers
‘I used to be so rivetted to learn in regards to the late nice Olivia Newton John and the way she remained so terribly constructive and upbeat regardless of having to address breast most cancers for 3 many years which is a rare period of time,’ he stated throughout his interview.
‘The tributes which have flown in for her are so life enchanting and I’m at all times inspired by that.’
The world mourned certainly one of its brightest stars, following Olivia’s passing.
One of the primary stars to pay tribute to the legend was her Grease co-star John Travolta.
‘My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so significantly better. Your affect was unimaginable. I really like you a lot. We will see you down the highway and we are going to all be collectively once more,’ he captioned an Instagram publish alongside a photograph of Newton-John.
‘Yours from the primary second I noticed you and endlessly! Your Danny, your John!’
One of the primary stars to pay tribute to Olivia was her Grease co-star John Travolta. Both pictured
Australian singer Delta Goodrem additionally honoured her beloved ‘mentor and buddy’.
Delta, 37, shared footage of herself hugging Olivia and stated she was ‘like household’ to her.
‘I really like you endlessly,’ she wrote in her transferring publish. ‘The entire world will really feel this heartbreak at this time as a result of your entire world felt Olivia’s unmatched gentle. A pressure for good. A pressure of nature. Strong and type.’
‘My mentor, my buddy, my inspiration, somebody who at all times guided me… she was at all times there for me. Family to me.’
She added: ‘I haven’t got all of the phrases I would really like to say at this time however I hope everybody will take part celebrating our beloved Olivia, her coronary heart, soul, expertise, braveness, grace… I really like you endlessly ❤️.’
The Lost Without You songstress famously performed the Aussie icon within the 2018 TV miniseries, Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You.
Heartbroken: Delta Goodrem paid tribute to her beloved ‘mentor and buddy’ Olivia Newton-John after the Grease star’s dying on the age of 73 following a prolonged most cancers struggle
Olivia’s husband John Easterling introduced the tragic information that his spouse had lost her battle.
‘Dame Olivia Newton-John handed away peacefully at her ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by household and pals,’ he stated in a press release.
‘We ask that everybody please respect the household’s privateness throughout this very troublesome time.
‘Olivia has been a logo of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast most cancers.
‘Her therapeutic inspiration and pioneering expertise with plant medication continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, devoted to researching plant medication and most cancers.’
Just days earlier than her dying, Olivia Newton-John posted a heartwarming photograph to Instagram together with her husband John Easterling
Newton-John’s husband introduced her dying on her Facebook web page on Monday. She was 73
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews stated on Tuesday he’ll contact the star’s household to suggest a state memorial