At a state memorial in Melbourne, the late Australian actress and singer Olivia Newton-John was remembered by thousands of people.
The 73-year-old lost her fight with breast cancer in August in the United States.
The most well-known works of Newton-John were her performances in the classic 1978 movie Grease as Sandy and the songs Physical.
Chloe Lattanzi, her daughter, has expressed that her heart is “torn in two.”
At the service at Hamer Hall, Ms. Lattanzi choked back tears and said, “I stand here before you so desperately wanting to be strong and powerful and speak eloquently, but the reality is, I feel like a little girl lost without her mother.”
She served as my rock, my compass, my biggest supporter, and the ground beneath my feet.
Chloe Lattanzi, a descendant of Olivia Newton-John IMAGE SOURCE, GETTY IMAGES
Chloe Lattanzi, Olivia Newton-daughter, John’s stated in the image description that her mother’s passing caused her heart to be “torn in two.”
John Easterling, the widower of Olivia Newton-John
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John Easterling, who provided the image caption, described his late wife as “a touch of magic” every day.
John Easterling, the widower of Newton-John, broke down in tears as he talked about his late wife.
We were simply chatting about how fortunate we were to have discovered each other, he added. “We’d each experienced some rough experiences in our life before, like everyone has,” he said.
“That was a mystical day with Olivia every day. With Olivia, there was a hint of wonder every day.”
The singer Dannii Minogue claimed that the late singer Olivia Newton-John was the inspiration for her career and that the realization of her passing was still fresh in her mind.
At the Melbourne memorial service for Olivia Newton-John, Delta Goodrem performs.
Towards the conclusion of the memorial service, Delta Goodrem sang a medley of Olivia Newton-songs. John’s
Sir Elton John, Mariah Carey, and Pink, among others, paid tribute to the late artist in videos that were presented to the crowd at the service.
She was referred to as a “great force of nature” by Sir Elton, while Dolly Parton, who frequently performed with Olivia Newton-John, claimed she was both a friend and a fellow musician.
Parton exclaimed, “Olivia, to quote one of your songs, I honestly love you.
A medley of songs by vocalist Delta Goodrem from Australia wrapped out the event.
Goodrem described it as “very precious” to be able to commemorate her life.