Australian singer and actress Olivia Newton-John has battled most cancers three separate occasions since 1992, with the September announcement that docs had found a tumor on the base of her backbone the newest.
Tabloid retailers started circulating stories that her that Newton-John’s “bodily features [appeared] to be shutting down” and that she was “clinging to life” (which Radar On-line reported final week), and regardless of protestations from her administration staff and later her niece Tottie Goldsmith — who first referred to as the stories “a sick rumor” after which posted a current photograph on Instagram of herself and Newton-John saying she is “in good well being” — the stories endured.
However late Wednesday, the 70-year-old singer and “Grease” star confronted the stories herself, posting a video on her Fb web page during which she says, with good humor that stories of her imminent demise have been “vastly exaggerated.”
“Blissful New Yr everybody. That is Olivia Newton John. The rumors of my loss of life have been vastly exaggerated,” she laughs, “to cite a really well-known quote.”
“I’m doing nice. I wish to want all of you the happiest, healthiest 2019 potential,” she continues. “Thanks all on your fantastic love and help for me and my Olivia Newton John Wellness Heart in Melbourne, Australia. Thanks a lot and glad new yr.”