Dolly Parton says she is very sad to lose her "special friend" Dame Olivia Newton John} followed her, died at the age of 73.
"I'm so glad our lives crossed paths," said the rural U.S. legend as she joined those commemorating the actress and singer online.
The British-born singer died "peacefully" on his ranch in Southern California on Monday morning, surrounded by family and friends, his widow confirmed.
This news After the news broke, celebrities from the worlds of television, film and music took to social media to share their memories and extend their condolences to her family.
Sir Elton John,Mariah Careyand Gwyneth Paltrow were among those who remember "a beautiful and brave actress."
"So sad to lose my special friend Olivia Newton-John," Parton wrote in a statement.
"Our lives crossed." I know her voice sings beautifully with the angels.
"With love, Dolly."
on Instagram Hollywood star Paltrow, who shared a photo of the pair, wrote:
"You have been a great inspiration in many ways. You are the reason I believe in We Are Magic."
Veteran singer Sir Remembering his "warm and loving friend," Elton shared a collection of photos of him and Dame Olivia together on Instagram.
He wrote: Olivia was a beautiful and brave woman, but I never heard her complain about her illness.
"A beautiful voice and a warm and loving friend. My condolences to the family and loved ones.”
Australian actress Delta Goodrem, who played Dame Olivia in the biopic Olivia Newton-John, was born in New York when she was seven years old. It brought back fond memories of this singer, including when we met.
She also revealed that Dame Olivia sent a "beautiful letter" from Starr when she herself was diagnosed with cancer years later. "There was something about everything. She was always a role model and an example of leading with kindness," she told Australian news program Sunrise.
"What she has done for so many, she has turned it into a pillar of strength, relentless positivity and hope. People feel it from her."
Pop giant Carey recalled "a moment she'll never forget" when she was hopelessly devoted to you with the Grease star in Melbourne, Australia.46} She said she first "fell in love" with Dame Olivia's voice as a child and felt "blessed" with her presence on many occasions. Alongside a selection of photos of them performing on the Sir Rod Stewart praised his "great friend" as "the perfect woman", adding that she was "gorgeous, very poised and with a certain Aussie sophistication"
The singer also noted that her black spandex trousers in the classic final scene of 1978's "Grease" were a reference to his style in his "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy." revealed to be the inspiration behind it. Track released in the same year.
Oprah Winfrey recalls a dinner she had with Dame Olivia in 2019 and how her positive outlook on her cancer diagnosis was "contagious." ' was said.
Pop Her Megastar Kylie Minogue said Dame Her Olivia inspired her "was and always will be."
"I have loved and respected Olivia Newton-John since she was 10," the singer wrote on Twitter.
"And I always do. (Just like @nfsaonline in this photo) She inspired me in many ways.
"My heartfelt condolences to her family and loved ones. ×ONJ4EVER."
Peter Andre, who shared a photo of the pair together, described her as "warm, kind and caring to everyone."
``I will never forget this night. there was," he said.
"She was warm, kind, and considerate to everyone behind the scenes. She was the same every time we met.
"A true icon. A sad day."
Nancy Sinatra said she didn't know Dame Olivia personally, but was impressed with her "how she tackled her health battle."
"Beautiful & strong, she fought to the end," she wrote.
``My heart goes out to her family & who love her.
Dionne Warwick, who recorded a duet with Newton-John in 2006, tweeted:
"Olivia is a dear friend. Not only was she one of the nicest people I've had the pleasure of recording or playing with.I will definitely miss her. Resting in my Father's arms."
"I miss her every day," said Richard Marx, an American singer who has also duetted with Dame Olivia.
"My heart is broken. Rest now sweet friend," he wrote on Twitter. I miss you every day.”