Celebrities React To The News Of Olivia Newton-John's Death

The tragic passing of beloved actress and singer, Olivia Newton-John, has left fans reeling. Her husband, John Easterling, wrote a heartfelt post announcing her death on her Instagram account, penning, "Dame Olivia Newton-John passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We ask that everyone please respect the family's privacy during this very difficult time."

The post continued, "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."

The "Grease" star and "Physical" singer has left behind not only an impressive career, but also an incredible legacy (via People). She's won several awards, including four People's Choice Awards, while also paving the way for cancer research and supporting those who have been diagnosed with the disease.

It's no surprise that both fans and celebrities alike have been mourning her death online. A handful of celebrities have released heart-wrenching statements in memory of Newton-John.

Celebrities took to social media to share posts about the actress

Many of Olivia Newton-John's colleagues in Hollywood have taken to social media to celebrate the actress' legacy following her tragic passing. All eyes were on John Travolta, her "Grease" co-star, and his post left fans feeling all of the feels. He wrote on Instagram, "My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better. Your impact was incredible. I love you so much. We will see you down the road and we will all be together again. Yours from the first moment I saw you and forever! Your Danny, your John!"

Travolta was not the only celebrity to write a heartfelt message in honor of Newton-John. George Takei took to Twitter, "We have lost a great, iconic artist in Olivia Newton-John, gone too soon from us at age 73. I trust she is now in the great Xanadu beyond. Know that we are forever hopelessly devoted to you, Olivia. Rest in song and mirth."

Actress Yvette Nicole Brown penned her shock and heartbreak, writing, "Olivia Newton-John has died. That's it. I'm done guys. Heartbroken doesn't even BEGIN to cover it. I ADORED her. I hate this so much. She was only 73. What is going on?! "

Singer Cyndi Lauper added, "I'm so sorry to hear the news about #OliviaNewtonJohn. She was such a nice person and a radiant bright light. She will be missed." And singer Sara Bareilles weighed in, writing, "#OliviaNewtonJohn was one of my biggest influences and greatest musical loves. Rest In Peace you extraordinary sweet, kind, loving heart. You were and are a gift."

It is clear she will be missed.